Valerie is sworn in as MPs start work

May 19th, 2015
Valerie being sworn in - 19 May 2015

After being re-elected at the General Election on May 7th I was sworn in this week as the Member of Parliament for Walsall South by taking an oath of allegiance to the Queen in the House of Commons. Every MP, …

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Valerie takes central role as Speaker takes his Chair in new Parliament

May 18th, 2015
Valerie dragging the Speaker to the Chair - 18 May 2015

It was a great honour to “drag” the newly elected Speaker Mr John Bercow MP to the Speaker’s Chair after he was re-elected unopposed on Monday 18 May 2015 the day the Commons returned after the General Election. The tradition …

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Valerie returned as MP for Walsall South with increased majority

May 18th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

At the General Election on Thursday 7 May 2015, Valerie Vaz was returned as Member of Parliament for Walsall South with a majority of 6,007 votes. Valerie said: “It is an honour to have been re-elected with an increased majority …

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Vote Labour and save the NHS

May 6th, 2015
NHS Labour

“The General Election is tomorrow. This election is about the difference between a Tory Government which represents the few and a Labour Government representing the many.” “The NHS is one of our great national institutions, and it is one of …

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Valerie campaigns in St Matthew’s

May 4th, 2015
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“Yesterday I was campaigning in St Matthew’s with Eileen Russell and friends from Walsall North. I discussed with local residents how Labour will stop the privatisation of the NHS and cap the profits private companies can make from the NHS …

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25 Reasons to Vote Labour

May 3rd, 2015

1. Because we will stand up for everyone, not just the privileged few. 2. We’ll raise the minimum wage to more than £8 by October 2019 and promote the living wage. 3. We’ll ban exploitative zero-hours contracts so that anyone …

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Valerie attends Worker’s Memorial Day Service

April 28th, 2015
Worker's Memorial Day

“Today I attended a service held in the grounds of St Matthew’s Church to remember those who have died or been injured at work or through work related incidents.” “This service was also attended by Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Walsall …

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Valerie on BBC Sunday Politics Show 26 April 2015

April 28th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

“I was a guest on the BBC Sunday Politics West Midlands Show. We discussed a range of topics from Heath and Small businesses to Cameron’s gaffe on not knowing his football team. “As a member of the House of Commons’ …

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