VAZ


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VAZVoljski Avtomobilnii Zavod
VAZVolshskij Automobilnyj Zavod (Russian automaker)
VAZVereniging Academische Ziekenhuizen (Dutch: University Hospitals Association)
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"Jose Mario Vaz wants to have full powers until the very end," a party insider told e-global a news website.
Shamed Labour MP Mr Vaz faces allegations over his behaviour to clerks amid queries about trips and lavish dinners.
APOLOGY The authority's probe into whether Mr Vaz broke Commons rules on MPs' conduct was reopened last week, despite him claiming he was too ill to take part.
Vaz joined the justice committee this month - but in September quit as home affairs committee chairman after our sister paper the Sunday Mirror revealed he paid two men for sex.
After our sister paper the Sunday Mirror contacted Vaz, his team notified Parliament's watchdog that an error had been made.
Andrew Bridgen, Tory MP for North West Leicestershire - 15 miles from Mr Vaz's Leicester East constituency - wrote to the Speaker on September 3 last year.
Mr Vaz's departure as chairman of the Home Affairs Committee comes days after reports emerged claiming that he paid two male escorts he met at a flat he owns near his family home in north London last month.
Mr Vaz's statement had been circulated to media under an embargo until later on Tuesday but it was widely reported on social media.
Mr Vaz is facing a possible investigation by Commons sleaze watchdogs as the fallout from reports that he paid two male escorts for their services threatens to overwhelm his career.
The Sunday Mirror alleged Mr Vaz met the men at his flat in north west London on August 27.
Despite threats from Dutch Calvinists who ruled the islandnation of Ceylon (Sri Lanka's old name) from 1656 to 1796, Vaz continued his work to minister the Catholic community there.
Joseph Vaz - who was born in Benaulim, Goa, at his mother's home and spent his childhood at his father's home in Sancoale - was ordained a priest in the year 1676.