• Thursday, March 23, 2023


Vaz ‘sorry’ for hurt he has caused

Keith Vaz has stepped down as chair of the home affairs select committee

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Britain’s longest-serving Asian MP Keith Vaz stepped down from his role as the chair of the home affairs select committee on Tuesday (6) after becoming embroiled in a scandal involving male prostitutes. The father of two said he was “sorry for the hurt and distress” caused by his actions, adding that those who hold others to account must themselves be accountable. Vaz, who has been married to Maria Fernandes Vaz for 23 years, was taped paying two male escorts for their services, the Sunday Mirror revealed in an exposé over the weekend. In a statement, the Leicester East MP said:…

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