• Friday, October 07, 2022

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Keith Vaz’s private life probe suspended for medical reasons

Keith Vaz

By: Sarwar Alam

A parliamentary investigation into allegations surrounding the private life of Britain’s longest-serving British Asian MP Keith Vaz has been “suspended for medical reasons”, a report said. The 61-year-old Labour party MP was hit by newspaper allegations last year that he had paid male escorts. The Goan-origin politician had issued a public apology to his wife and children at the time and stepped down as the head of the influential House of Commons’ Home Affairs Committee. The Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Kathryn Hudson had opened an investigation to determine whether Vaz was guilty of a conflict of interest, as he was chair…

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