Statement on Emergency Resolution

October 9th, 2019

Britain’s longest-serving Indian-origin Member of Parliament Keith Vaz has said that the Resolution passed at the Labour Party Conference last week has created unnecessary divisions within the Indian and Pakistani diaspora communities in the U.K. There are almost 1.5 million … Continue reading

Keith Meets with Colombian President

June 6th, 2013

Keith met with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia to discuss the Organisation of American States Report on drugs that was published two weeks ago. This follows Keith’s visit to Colombia last year to discuss the Home Affairs Committee inquiry … Continue reading

Keith visits Europol

May 30th, 2013

Keith visited Europol in The Hague and met with the Director-General Rob Wainwright. He discussed European policing co-operation on issues such as terrorism, child sexual exploitation and cyber-crime.

Keith questions Home Secretary at Home Affairs Committee Session

April 18th, 2013

Keith questioned the Home Secretary at a Home Affairs Select Committee session he chaired this morning on a variety of Home Affairs issues including Abu Qatada, London Marathon security, immigration and policing.

Keith visits Interpol Headquarters in Lyon

April 9th, 2013

Keith met with Michael O’Connell (Director Operational Support Police Directorate) at Interpol headquarters in Lyon, France where he discussed international policing issues and the fight against international crime.

Keith writes that we should unite on immigration in the Sunday Express

April 2nd, 2013

Keith wrote this article on immigration, published in the Sunday Express on 31st March 2013: In the immortal words of Etta James, “At last!” Home Secretary Theresa May has finally put the UKBA (the United Kingdom “Backlog” Agency) out of … Continue reading

Keith holds debate on police pensions

November 30th, 2012

Keith held a debate on police pensions in Parliament on Wednesday 28th November and met with Sergeant Nigel Tompsett, who started the E-petition on police pensions which now has over 1,000  signatures. You can read the debate here.

Keith meets with Bangladeshi Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina

August 3rd, 2012

Keith attends Anuj Bidve trial

June 26th, 2012

Keith attended the start of the trial for the murder of Anuj Bidve in Manchester on Monday. He met with the Bidve family, whom he has been in close contact with since the tragic death of their son on Boxing … Continue reading

Keith celebrates his 25th Anniversary in Parliament

June 18th, 2012

Keith celebrated his 25th anniversary in Parliament. He was first elected as MP for Leicester East in June 1987. Aishwarya Rai and her husband, Abhishek Bachchan came to London for the 25th anniversary celebrations and took part in a dinner … Continue reading

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