Keith Vaz’s voting in Parliament
Keith Vaz is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Keith Vaz sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:
Keith Vaz generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against.
We have lots more plain English analysis of Keith Vaz’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Keith Vaz’s full vote analysis page for more.
Keith Vaz sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many judges from a black or minority ethnic background have been appointed since (a) 1 January and (b) 7 May 2015.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many judges from a black or minority ethnic background have been appointed since (a) 1 January and (b) 7 May 2010.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many female judges have been appointed since (a) 1 January and (b) 7 May 2015.
More of Keith Vaz’s recent appearances
Labour MP for Leicester East
Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Constitutional Affairs
- Trade and Industry
- Public Bodies
- Public Appointments
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Administration Committee (29 Oct 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (13 Jan 2010 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (26 Jul 2007 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Chair, Home Affairs Committee (26 Jul 2007 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (25 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
- Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (28 Jan 2003 to 8 Nov 2007)
- Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (11 Oct 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Lord Chancellor's Department) (17 May 1999 to 28 Jul 1999)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jun 1992 to 1 Jun 1997)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 26 Oct 1992)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 100 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 164 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 50.94% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 68 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1350 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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