Posts tagged ‘Keith Vaz’

Government “did nothing” to stop illegal immigration through bogus colleges

A committee of MPs has castigated the government’s “totally unacceptable and quite unbelievable” failure to stem the flow of illegal immigrants facilitated by bogus colleges.


Continue Reading July 21, 2009 at 3:26 pm 1 comment

MPs say football clubs should pay more for policing

The Home Affairs Select Committee has proposed that a new independent body oversee the way in which football clubs are charged for policing at matches.

Continue Reading July 20, 2009 at 2:26 pm Leave a comment

MPs show little enthusiasm for Keith Vaz’s tribute to Michael Jackson

Early Day Motions are a way for MPs to show they care. Some popular EDMs can boast hundreds of signatures.

Continue Reading July 3, 2009 at 2:54 pm 5 comments

Parliament Square looks like ‘Steptoe and Son set’ after Tamil protests

A Conservative MP has said that demonstrations in Parliament Square should be “sorted out” after 73 days of Tamil protests came to an end.

Continue Reading June 18, 2009 at 2:41 pm Leave a comment

Britain’s Got Talent winners Diversity fail to interest MPs

MPs can be forgiven if they did not have much time last week to sign up to an Early Day Motion by Keith Vaz.

Continue Reading June 8, 2009 at 12:23 pm 1 comment

PM asked to host summit on “arms race” of knife crime

Knife-enabled crime costs the country £1.25 billion a year.

Continue Reading June 2, 2009 at 4:29 pm Leave a comment

MPs hail Joanna Lumley after Gurkhas are granted new rights

Jacqui Smith told MPs this afternoon that the change of policy on the settlement of Gurkha soldiers “reflects the will of the House.”

Continue Reading May 21, 2009 at 7:23 pm Leave a comment

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