British MP Keith Vaz Resigns From Parliament Amid Drug Scandal
Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 11:12 AM
Veteran British lawmaker Keith Vaz has announced he is standing down from parliament, just weeks after he was censured in a cocaine scandal. Vaz, who was born to Goan parents in Yemen, was first elected for the central English city of Leicester in 1987. He will not stand again in next month's vote, he announced late Sunday.
British MP Keith Vaz, Who Offered To Pay For Cocaine In 2016, Faces Suspension
Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 7:46 AM
A British MP who headed a parliamentary committee probing drug-policies is facing a-six-month suspension after a lengthy inquiry into claims he offered to pay for cocaine. Former Europe minister Keith Vaz, 62, committed a "very-serious breach" of code of conduct for MPs, said the House of Commons Standards Committee. "I found his reason for being unable to assist me fully with my inquiry implausible."