Keith Vaz is no stranger to scandals and dubious dealings involving shady deals and mysterious meetings and more than once he has been investigated but somehow always getting away with it earning him the titles Vazeline and Teflon. Sure he was in it up to his very corrupt eyeballs but no real evidence could be gathered to finally bring him to account. He is a man of extraordinary wealth way beyond his means and if working class person had amassed such a fortune the police would be taking a very keen interest.
Despite all this and the undeniable rumours of Vaz being a “wrong un” he has not only carried on holding court and taking the taxpayer for every penny he can, he was unbelievably elevated to the “Commons Select Committee” sitting in judgment of other people’s integrity . This man has this lot on his CV
In 2002, Vaz was suspended from the House of Commons for one month after a Committee on Standards and Privileges inquiry found that he had made false allegations against Eileen Eggington, a former policewoman. The committee concluded that “Mr Vaz recklessly made a damaging allegation against Miss Eggington to the Commissioner, which was not true, and which could have intimidated Miss Eggington or undermined her credibility”.
In September 2008, Vaz faced pressure to explain why he failed to declare an interest when he intervened in an official investigation into the business dealings of a close friend, solicitor Shahrokh Mireskandari, who has played a role in several racial discrimination cases against the Metropolitan Police, and who was representing Assistant Commissioner Tarique Ghaffur in his racial discrimination case against Scotland Yard Commissioner Sir Ian Blair.
Leicester IRA attack
In February 1990, after a bombing attack by the Provisional Irish Republican Army against a British Army recruiting centre in Leicester, Vaz publicly suggested that the Army had stored explosives on the premises.
In January 2001, immigration minister Barbara Roche revealed in a written Commons reply that Vaz, along with Peter Mandelson and other MPs, had contacted the Home Office about the Hinduja brothers. She said that Vaz had made inquiries about when a decision on their application for citizenship could be expected.
On 25 January, Vaz had become the focus of Opposition questions about the Hinduja affair and many parliamentary questions were tabled, demanding that he fully disclose his role. Vaz said via a Foreign Office spokesman that he would be “fully prepared” to answer questions put to him by Sir Anthony Hammond QC who had been asked by the Prime Minister to carry out an inquiry into the affair.
Vaz had known the Hinduja brothers for some time; he had been present when the charitable Hinduja Foundation was set up in 1993, and also delivered a speech in 1998 when the brothers invited Tony and Cherie Blair to a Diwali celebration.
And now Vaz has been caught up in a rent boy and drug scandal. Who does he point the finger at?, the press for daring to catch him out. And this is the type of low life we not only have running our country but sitting in judgment of us.