How Keith Vaz voted since 2001
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Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability 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
As the Prime Minister knows, secure borders are essential in the fight against terrorism. During his discussions with President Hollande, was the crisis in Calais mentioned, given the French Government’s criticism concerning British Ministers’ inaction in dealing with our juxtaposed borders? Will the Prime Minister ask the Home Secretary to visit France at the earliest opportunity...
There is rare unanimity between the Front Benchers about the seriousness of this situation. As the Home Secretary says, the chief constable of South Yorkshire will be appearing before the Home Affairs Committee this afternoon. I have spoken this morning to Commissioner Wright, and he will be appearing before us next week. Last June, the Committee published a report on Rochdale and Rotherham,...
Further to that point of order, Mr Speaker. I join other colleagues in welcoming what you said at the start of the sitting today. Do you envisage this pause lasting any particular period of time, and will it include any examination of the candidates by the relevant Select Committee?
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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
- Bonus Payments
Currently held offices
- Member, Administration Committee
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint 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, Liaison Committee (8 Sep 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- Chairman, Home Affairs Committee (8 Aug 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 7 Nov 2007)
- Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Minister of State (Europe), Foreign & Commonwealth Office (11 Oct 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department (17 May 1999 to 11 Oct 1999)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 119 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 141 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 51.68% 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") 1283 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees from ITV
, 11th Floor, The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT, for appearing on ‘This Morning
Fee for appearance on 27 August 2013. Hours: 15 mins, plus 2 hrs travel. (Registered 10 September 2013)
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 am invited from time to time into the directors’ box at Leicester City Football Club
to watch matches. The annual value of this benefit is below registrable value.
Barrister (not practising).
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