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Biography

Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP

Constituency
Leicester East

Introduction

Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP was born Nigel Keith Anthony Standish Vaz on 26 November 1956 in Aden, Yemen and is the Labour MP for Leicester East.

Committees

Currently sitting on the Justice Committee (since October 2016), Administration Committee (since July 2015), Keith Vaz does not chair at this time.

He has in the past sat on National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (Nov 2015 to Nov 2016), Liaison Committee (Commons) (Sep 2015 to Sep 2016), Home Affairs Committee (Jun 2015 to Sep 2016), Administration Committee (Oct 2012 to Mar 2015), National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (Nov 2010 to Mar 2015), National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (Jan 2010 to May 2010), Liaison Committee (Commons) (Jul 2007 to Mar 2015), Home Affairs Committee (Jul 2007 to Mar 2015), Constitutional Affairs (Jan 2003 to Nov 2007), Home Affairs Committee (Jun 1987 to Oct 1992). He has also chaired in the past Home Affairs Committee (Jun 2015 to Sep 2016), Home Affairs Committee (Jul 2007 to Mar 2015).

Posts

In the past, Keith Vaz has held the position of Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (1999 to 2001), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Lord Chancellor's Department) (1999 to 1999) in government.

He was Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1992 to 1997) in opposition.

He was Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee.

Interests

Keith Vaz has the following specific interests :
Politics - Legal services, race relations, urban policy, small businesses, diabetes, succession, home affairs
Countries - India, Pakistan, Yemen, Colombia

You can contact Keith Vaz in the following ways:

Website

http://www.keithvazmp.com/

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Phone : 020 7219 4605

Email : vazk@parliament.uk

Constituency

Keith Vaz Casework Centre, 144 Uppingham Road, Leicester , LE5 0QF

Phone : Tel:0116 276 9144 Fax:0116 212 2121

Email : casework@live.co.uk

Twitter

https://twitter.com/keith4leicester