Keith Vaz

MP, Leicester East

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Leicester East Labour

Keith Vaz’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

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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

Keith Vaz campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • Constitutional Affairs
  • Department of Health
  • Diabetes
  • Yemen
  • India
  • Public Bodies
  • Yemen: Overseas Aid

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Trade Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 4 Dec 2017)
  • Member, Justice Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2015 to 28 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 13 Sep 2016)
  • Member, Administration Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Home Affairs Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 13 Sep 2016)
  • 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 8 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Keith Vaz’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 291 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 28.45% 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.
  • 91 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Keith Vaz’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1507 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Aug 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Leicester City Football Club
Address of donor: King Power Stadium, Filbert Way, Leicester LE2 7FL

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: A ticket to attend a football match and associated hospitality; estimated total value £165

Date received: 24 February 2018

Date accepted: 24 February 2018

Donor status: company, registration 4593477

(Registered 11 April 2018)
Name of donor: Leicester City Football Club
Address of donor: King Power Stadium, Filbert Way, Leicester LE2 7FL

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: A ticket to attend a football match and associated hospitality; estimated total value £165

Date received: 18 March 2018

Date accepted: 18 March 2018

Donor status: company, registration 4593477

(Registered 11 April 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
Address of donor: Akbar Bhavan, New Delhi, India

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): internal flight in India, estimated cost £550; one night’s accommodation estimated at £150; internal transport estimated at £120; total estimated costs of £820

Destination of visit: New Delhi

Dates of visit: 9-10 January 2018

Purpose of visit: Pravasi Bharatiya Divas/Persons of Indian Origin (POI) Parliamentarians Conference New Delhi.

(Registered 06 March 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Leicester, which is part used as my constituency office: (i). (Updated 20 January 2017)
Two flats in London: (i) and (ii). The second flat became registrable on 16 January 2017. (Updated 23 January 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister (not practising).

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