(Nigel) Keith Anthony Standish VAZ

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1956-11-26
Education Latymer Upper Sch, Gonville & Caius Coll Cambridge (MA)
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Style The Rt Hon Keith Vaz, MP
Career slr Richmond upon Thames Cncl 1982, sr slr London Borough of Islington 1982-85, slr Highfields & Belgrave Law Centre Leicester 1985-87; called to the Bar 1990; contested Euro elections: Richmond & Barnes 1983, Surrey West 1984; MP (Lab) Leicester E 1987-; memb: Home Affrs Select Ctee 1987-92 (chm 2007), Constitutional Affrs Select Ctee 2003-; memb Standing Ctees on: Immigration Bill 1987-88, Legal Aid Bill 1988, Children Bill 1989, Football Spectators Bill 1989, NHS and Community Care Bill 1989-90, Cts and Legal Servs 1990-, Armed Forces Bill 1991; chm: Lab Party Race Action Gp 1983-, Unison Gp 1990-99, Lab Pty Regnl Exec 1994-96; chair: Parly Nupe Gp, All-Pty Parly Footwear and Leather Industry Gp; jt vice-chair Lab Pty Dept Ctee for Int Devpt 1997-2000, memb Lab Pty Dept Ctee for Home Affrs 1997-2001, chm Ethnic Minority Taskforce 2006-, memb Nat Exec Ctee 2007-; treas All-Pty Race and Community Gp 2003-, chair All-Pty Yemen Gp, vice-chair All-Pty Chinese in Br Gp 2003-; treas Tribune Gp (vice-chair 1992); sec: Legal Servs Campaign, Indo-Br Parly Gp, Lab Educn Gp, Parly Lab Party Wool and Textiles Gp; co-ordinator BCCI Parly Gp 1991-, shadow jr min for environment (with responsibilities for inner city and local govt) 1992-94, shadow min for planning and regeneration 1994-97, PPS to the Attorney Gen 1997-99, Parly sec Lord Chancellor's Department 1999, min for Europe 1999-2001; memb Exec Ctee Inter-Parly Union; vice-chair Br Cncl 1998-99; EU ambass for the year of intercultural dialogue 2008; pres: Thurnby Lodge Boys Club 1987-1997, Leicester and S Leicestershire RSPCA 1988-2000, Hillcroft Football Club 1988-2000, Leicester & South Leicestershire RSPCA 1988, India Devpt Gp (UK) 1992-, Nat Orgn of Asian Businesses; govr: Hamilton Community Coll Leicester 1987-91, St Patrick's Sch Leicester 1985-89, Regent Coll 1998; patron: Ginger Bread 1990-99, Leicester Rowing Club 1992-99, Asian Business Club 1998-99; columnist: Tribune, Catholic Herald; memb Nat Advsy Bd Crime Concern; memb: UNISON, Lab Party; memb Clothing and Footwear Inst 1988, memb Bd Br Cncl 1999
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