Tory MP Andrew Bridgen yesterday tweeted that if Mr Vaz
"is not fit to be held to the standards expected of a parliamentarian, then he's not fit to be a parliamentarian and we should [expect] a by-election in Leicester East".
Tory MP Andrew Bridgen said Vaz
should resign as an MP.
EXCLUSIVE: SEE PAGES 8&9 EXCLUSIVE: POLITICS SENSATION BY NICK DORMAN LABOUR statesman Keith Vaz
met male prostitutes at his London flat, the Sunday Mirror can reveal.
After our sister paper the Sunday Mirror contacted Vaz
, his team notified Parliament's watchdog that an error had been made.
Mr Bridgen said that should the allegations be substantiated then Labour's Mr Vaz
should be suspended as chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee.
said: "It is in the best interest of the Home Affairs Select Committee that its important work can be conducted without any distractions whatsoever.
His chairmanship of the committee has come under intense scrutiny, and in a statement yesterday Mr Vaz
confirmed he would be standing down.
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.
Te, who also had a spell with Hibernian, made his final appearance for West Ham in November 2014, before his contract was cancelled by mutual consent in January and he joined up with Turkish Super Lig side Akhisar Belediyespor.
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.
The Pope is expected to canonise Joseph Vaz
during his visit to Sri Lanka in January next year.