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Claudia Webbe, whose candidature in Leicester East in the December 2019 election generated much resentment in the party, was charged with harassment against a woman and now faces a trial.
Updated on Oct 06, 2020 07:22 PM IST
The 2017 election saw a record 12 Indian-origin MPs elected (seven Labour and five Conservative), but with the Conservative Party nominating candidates from the community in two of its strongholds, the number is likely to rise to at least 14.
Updated on Nov 26, 2019 01:50 PM IST
The 2017 election saw the election of 12 MPs of Indian origin from Conservative and Labour parties, up from one in 1987, when Keith Vaz was elected from Leicester East. The December 12 election is likely to see an increase in the number.
Updated on Nov 14, 2019 08:20 PM IST
Keith Vaz announced his retirement amidst questions about his candidature for the December 12 election and his role in a drugs and sex row.
Updated on Nov 11, 2019 05:06 PM IST
The suspension period of six months is the longest ever imposed on any MP in British parliamentary history.
Updated on Oct 31, 2019 09:56 PM IST
Vaz, 62, was the chairman of the influential Home Affairs Committee when the scandal emerged in tabloid Sunday Mirror. He resigned after questions about conflict of interest about the work of the committee and issues that figured in the sting operation.
Published on Oct 28, 2019 09:14 PM IST
Hindutsan Times, London | Prasun Sonwalkar
Jenny McCullough, who was the clerk to the influential home affairs committee, alleged that Keith Vaz harangued her and told her she was poor at her job because “she was not a mother”.
Updated on Aug 03, 2018 09:22 AM IST
Hindustan Times, London | Prasun Sonwalkar, London