How Keith Vaz voted since 2001
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Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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Keith Vaz occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
I am sure that the Home Secretary has heard the anguished pleas of the parents of Shamina, Kadiza and Amira, the three London schoolgirls who have left this country. They left on the Tuesday, but the Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey says that the Turkish authorities in Istanbul were not informed until three days later. I accept that the embassy in London may have been alerted, but this is...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people were newly diagnosed with diabetes in 2013-14.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to increase the number of people with diabetes receiving regular checks of their blood pressure, blood glucose and cholesterol levels.
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Labour MP for Leicester East
Entered 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
Currently held offices
- Member, Administration Committee
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee
Other offices held in the past
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (2 Feb 2010 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (14 Jan 2010 to 19 Jan 2010)
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (13 Jan 2010 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Liaison Committee (8 Sep 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Chairman, Home Affairs Committee (8 Aug 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs (28 Jan 2003 to 8 Nov 2007)
- Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (11 Oct 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
- Minister of State (Europe), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (11 Oct 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Lord Chancellor's Department) (17 May 1999 to 28 Jul 1999)
- Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department (17 May 1999 to 11 Oct 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 113 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 163 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 50.90% 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") 1319 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
29 September 2014, £400 received from the Sunday Express, The Northern & Shell Building
, 10 Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6EN, for an article published on 24 August 2014. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 November 2014)
8. Land and Property
I own a property at 144 Uppingham Road, Leicester, which is used as my constituency
Flat in London, from which rental income is received.
I own a house in Leicester which is part rented.
I own a season ticket for Leicester City Football Club
. However, I am invited from time to time into the directors’ box to watch matches. The annual value of this benefit is below registrable value. (Updated 1 December 2014)
Barrister (not practising).
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