Keith Vaz MP

Leicester East - Labour Party

Personal Details
Full Name and Title Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP
Gender Male
Date of birth 26 November 1965
Age 48
Country of Birth Yemen
Partnership Status Married
Number of Marriages or Civil Partnerships
Length of Current Marriage or Civil Partnership Unknown
Partner's Name Maria Vaz (née Fernandes) 
Number of Children
School

Latymer Upper School

Further Education

Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (University of) (Degree unknown, 1987)

Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (University of) (Law, 1979)

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Keith Vaz MP

Leicester East - Labour Party

Government/Opposition Appointments
Foreign and Commonwealth OfficeMinister of State (1999 - 2001)
Lord Chancellor's DepartmentParliamentary Secretary (1999 - 1999)
Solicitor General's OfficePPS (1997 - 1999)
Attorney General's OfficePPS (1997 - 1999)
Department for the EnvironmentShadow Minister (1992 - 1997)
Industry and Parliament Trust Industry and Parliament Trust Fellow (1993)
Select Committees
AdministrationMember (2010 - )
Home AffairsChair (2003 - )
Constitutional AffairsMember (2003 - 2007)
Home AffairsMember (1987 - 1992)
Joint Committees
National Security StrategyMember (2010 - )
Other Committees
Year of Inter Cultural DialogueMember (2008 - 2008)
LiaisonMember (2007 - )
Inter-Parliamentary UnionMember (1993 - 1994)
All Party Groups
DiabetesVice-Chair (2010 - )
Legal and Constitutional AffairsVice-Chair (2008 - )
IndiaPresident (2006 - 2010)
Holy See Vice-Chair (2006 - )
BangladeshVice-Chair (2005 - 2010)
Chinese in BritainVice-Chair (2003 - 2010)
YemenChair (2003 - 2010)
Race and CommunityTreasurer (2003 - 2010)

Keith Vaz MP

Leicester East - Labour Party

Non-Parliamentary Occupations
FoxMandal LittleLegal Adviser (2009 - )
Highfields and Belgrave Law CentreSolicitor (1985 - 1987)
British CouncilVice-Chairman (1998 - 1999)
London Borough of Richmond upon ThamesSolicitor (1982 - 1982)
London Borough of IslingtonSenior Solicitor (1982 - 1985)
Asian Business ClubHonorary President (2000 - 2001)
Asian Business NetworkHonorary President (2000 - 2001)
National Organisation of Asian BusinessHonorary President (2000 - 2001)
Labour Party Race Action GroupChairman (1983 - 2000)
Unison GroupChairman (1990 - 1999)
Tribune GroupVice-Chairman (1992 - 1992)
Labour Party Regional Executive CommitteeVice-Chairman (1994 - 1996)
National Ethnic Minority TaskforceChairman (2006 - )
Labour Party Regional Executive CommitteeMember (2007 - )
Women's, Race and Equality CommitteeVice-Chairman (2007 - )
Labour Party Pensions RegulatorTrustee (2008 - 2008)

Keith Vaz MP

Leicester East - Labour Party

Constituency Data
Constituency name: Leicester East
Region: East Midlands
Party: Labour Party
Incumbent or Candidate: Incumbent
First Entered Parliament: 11 June 1987
Seat Status: Safe
Previous Election Results (Top 3 Candidates)
PartyVote Share
Labour Party 53.80 %
Conservative Party 24.40 %
Liberal Democrats 14.20 %
Turnout 65.80 %
Majority Amount 14082

Keith Vaz MP

Leicester East - Labour Party

Contact details
Address as: Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP
Westminster Address: Keith Vaz MP
House of Commons
London
SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4605
Fax: 020 7219 3922
Personal Email: vazk@parliament.uk
Constituency Office: Casework Centre
292 Victoria Road East
Leicester
LE5 0LF
Constituency Office Tel: 0116 2460163
Constituency Office Fax: 0116 2461135

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