Keith Vaz

MP, Leicester East

Leicester East Labour

A selection of Keith Vaz's votes

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  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details

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Keith Vaz quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Attorney General: Forced Marriage 2 Jul 2015

    Of the 1,271 cases, 11% involve victims who are under the age of 16. In the last Parliament, the Select Committee on Home Affairs specifically asked the Education Secretary to write to every headteacher to make them aware of this problem, especially before the summer holidays. Has this been done? If not, can it be done?
  • Women and Equalities: Gender Pay Gap 2 Jul 2015

    The gap is even larger when taken with ethnicity, particularly for Bangladeshi, Pakistani and African-origin women. How will the Minister address that?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Tunisia, and European Council 29 Jun 2015

    Two and a half years ago, in his first speech of the UK’s presidency of the G8, the Prime Minister warned about the terrorist threat in the Maghreb because of the disintegration of Libya. I welcome the Home Secretary’s presence in Sousse to reassure not only the British citizens there, but the Tunisian Government and people, but the Prime Minister is having bilateral discussions...

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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
  • Health
  • Constitutional Affairs
  • Trade and Industry
  • Diabetes
  • Yemen
  • India
  • 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)

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  • Has spoken in 99 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 149 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 48.65% 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") 1342 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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