Business Questions 19 July 2018

July 19th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I raised with the Leader of the House that the Government’s position on the White Paper on Brexit is quite confusing. There was an agreement and then a White Paper over which two Cabinet Ministers resigned because they did not …

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Valerie responds to Urgent Question

July 18th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

As Shadow Leader of the House, I responded to the following urgent question asked on 18 July 2018: ‘to ask the Leader of the House if she will make a statement on arrangements for Members on maternity, paternity or adoption …

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Valerie attends community pharmacy briefing event

July 17th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I attended the community pharmacy briefing event in Parliament on Tuesday 17 July 2018.   More than 15 million people in England live with a long term condition. By 2025, 18 million will have a long term condition, and many …

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Business Questions 12 July 2018

July 12th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

The Minority Government is abusing its power. It is an absolute outrage that an Opposition Day scheculed for next Wednesday has been taken away. The White Paper that was supposed to be published today was given to the press at …

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Valerie marks Srebrenica Memorial Day

July 12th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I signed the Remembering Srebrenica Book of Pledges in Parliament on Thursday 12 July 2018, promising to stand up to hatred and intolerance and promote a fair, equal and cohesive society for everyone.   Srebrenica Memorial Day marks the 23rd …

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Valerie responds to motions on appointments

July 10th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

As Shadow Leader of the House, I responded to the following motion on 10 July 2018:   That, in pursuance of section 1(2B) of the House of Commons (Administration) Act 1978, Dr Rima Makarem be appointed to the House of …

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Valerie celebrates NHS outside Walsall Manor

July 8th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I was delighted to celebrate the NHS outside Walsall Manor Hospital on Saturday 7 July 2018 along with Andy Brown, Chair of the Disability Advisory Group Walsall Manor.   I am alarmed by the recent announcement of Walsall Healthcare NHS …

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Valerie fundraises for Darlaston Town (1874) FC

July 8th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I attended a fundraising event at Darlaston Town (1874) FC on Saturday 7 July. It was great to have Joleon Lescot and Matt Murray attend the event.   Joleon Lescot was born in Birmingham and has had a successful career …

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Valerie speaks on the NHS in Cannock Town Centre

July 7th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I spoke at the 70th anniversary of our NHS in Cannock Town Centre on Saturday 7 July 2018.   We sent three A1 sized cards signed by residents of Cannock to say “Happy Birthday to Our NHS”. These cards will …

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Valerie celebrates the 70th anniversary of the NHS

July 7th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I was delighted to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the NHS by holding a street stall in Bloxwich Market on Saturday 7 July 2018. It was the courage of Nye Bevan and the determination of a Labour Government that saw …

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