Business Questions 16 March 2017

March 16th, 2017
LotH 16Mar17

As Shadow Leader of the House I asked the Leader of the House, Rt Hon David Lidington MP, a number of issues at Business Questions. My speech is below:   I thank the Leader of the House for giving us …

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European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: Lords Amendments

March 13th, 2017
Chamber 2

On Monday evening I voted in favour of the two amendments agreed in the House of Lords to the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill. These amendments were:   1) Guarantee the legal status of EU citizens resident in the …

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Valerie meets with Cardinal Bo to discuss the situation in Burma

March 13th, 2017
Cardinal Bo

I met with His Eminence Cardinal Charles Maung Bo Archbishop of Yangon and Ben Rogers, East Asia Team Leader for Christian Solidarity Worldwide, on Monday 13 March 2017 for an update on the situation in Burma.   Cardinal Bo became …

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Valerie supports Decriminalisation of Abortion in England and Wales (Ten Minute Rule Bill)

March 13th, 2017
Chamber

I voted to support the Ten Minute Rule Bill on the decriminalisation of abortion in England and Wales, proposed by Diana Johnson MP, on Monday 13 March 2017. The Bill passed Ayes: 172 Noes: 142.   This Bill does not …

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Valerie meets pupils from Abu Bakhr School

March 9th, 2017
Abu Bakhr

I was delighted to catch up with pupils from Abu Bakhr School in my constituency. They spent the day in the Education Centre. I spoke to them about the process known as ping – pong when the EU Referendum Bill …

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Business Questions 9 March 2017

March 9th, 2017
Valerie Vaz MP

At Business Questions I raised various issues with the Leader of the House, Rt Hon David Lidington MP. My speech is below:   I thank the Leader of the House for the forthcoming business and add my congratulations to the …

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Cambridgeshire Food and Drink Day

March 8th, 2017
Cambridge Day

Hosted by Shailesh Vara MP, Steve Barclay MP, Jonathan Djanogly MP, Lucy Frazer MP, Heidi Allen MP, Stewart Jackson MP and Daniel Zeichner MP. I was delighted to sample the delights of the small businesses in Cambridgeshire.   Many local …

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Emily Wilding Davison Memorial Lecture 8 March 2017

March 8th, 2017
Emily Wilding Webpost

I was delighted to be asked to speak at the Inaugural Lecture of the Politics and International Relations Society on International Women’s Day at Bedford College and Royal Holloway. Daniel Atherton the President gave me a broad topic – Women …

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