Government postpones Land Registry privatisation

September 17th, 2016

The Government has put on hold its plans to sell off the Land Registry, whilst ministers review responses to the Government’s consultation.   At Business of the House on Thursday 26 May 2016, I raised this important issue with The …

Read More

Valerie chairs Westminster Hall Debate on Prison Safety

September 15th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

On Thursday 15 September 2016, I chaired a Westminster Hall Debate on Prison Safety.   Robert Neill MP, Chair of the Justice Committee, moved the debate and the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice, Sam Gyimah MP responded.   The …

Read More

Valerie calls for a debate on the NHS

September 15th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

I am alarmed that NHS Walsall CCG may have to find savings of £22 million. This is going to have a direct effect on the Manor Hospital and social services in Walsall.   On 15 September 2016, I asked the …

Read More

Kaleigh’s bear campaign

September 15th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

I was glad to meet Kaleigh’s bear on 14 September 2016, in support of Kaleigh who is just six years old and has been diagnosed with DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma) – a rare brain tumour mainly affecting children aged …

Read More

Valerie meets Holocaust survivor in Parliament

September 14th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

On Wednesday 14 September 2016, I was honoured to meet in Parliament, John Hajdu, a survivor of the Holocaust in Hungary who lived under the subsequent socialist regime in Budapest.   Having lived in the UK since 1957, John’s experience …

Read More

European Union 10 Minute Rule Motion

September 14th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

Conservative MP, Charlie Elphicke introduced in the House of Commons on 14 September 2016 a Bill on the UK’s withdrawal from European Union membership. The 10 Minute Rule Motion was an attempt to enforce Britain’s EU departure with a new …

Read More

Darlaston Allotment Society flowers and vegetable show

September 10th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

The Darlaston Allotment Society held its annual show of flowers and vegetables on Saturday 10 September 2016.   I was pleased to be able to drop in to the show after my surgery at Darlaston Town Hall. It was wonderful …

Read More

Valerie cuts the ribbon to open Cardan Pointe.

September 9th, 2016
img_0883

On Friday 9 September 2016, WHG invited me to cut the ribbon to open Cardan Pointe Housing scheme for the over 55s on the Waterfront.   Gary Fulford the Chief Executive of WHG and Cllr Eddie Hughes the Chair of …

Read More