Valerie raised the killing of journalist Aung Naing in Burma

October 28th, 2014
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On Tuesday 28 October 2014 during Foreign and Commonwealth Office questions Valerie raised the killing of the journalist Aung Naing in Burma. Valerie asked: “As well as raising the subject of political prisoners, will the Minister also raise the subject …

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Valerie and KFF meet with Sports Minister Helen Grant MP

October 28th, 2014
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On Monday 27 October 2014 Valerie and representatives of the Khalsa Football Federation (KFF) met with the Minister for Sport, Helen Grant MP to discuss the support available to increase participation in grassroots football and other sports. Valerie said: “The …

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Valerie on BBC Sunday Politics Show

October 27th, 2014
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On Sunday 26 October 2014 Valerie was a guest on the BBC Sunday Politics West Midlands Show. Topics for discussion included EU reform, the Common Agricultural Policy and local councils. You can view BBC Sunday Politics West Midlands here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b04ls6sg/sunday-politics-west-midlands-26102014

Valerie raises Locum GPs at Health Questions

October 21st, 2014
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On Tuesday 21 October 2014 at Health Questions, Valerie raised the issue of Locum GPs. Valerie asked: “Will the Secretary of State explain why NHS England has entered into a contract with a company based in Kent to provide GP …

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Valerie visits Walsall Afro-Caribbean Centre

October 18th, 2014
Valerie presents gifts to members of WACC

On Friday 17 October 2014 Valerie visited the Walsall Afro-Caribbean Community Centre on Wolverhampton Road for a ‘meet and greet’ with members. Valerie said: “I was delighted to be invited to the Walsall Afro-Caribbean Centre by my constituent Mrs Jackson …

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Valerie attends Merrions Wood Bat Box Evening

October 18th, 2014
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Valerie Vaz MP with Morgan Bowers from Walsall Countryside Services and members of the Friends of Merrions Wood celebrate the Walsall Bat Box scheme at Great Barr War Memorial Hall on Friday 17 October. # WalsallBats On Friday 17 October …

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Valerie supports the campaign to protect shop workers from violence, threats and abuse

October 17th, 2014
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Valerie has joined with shop workers as part of the Freedom From Fear Campaign, which seeks to prevent violence, threats and abuse that is directed at retail staff. Valerie has pledge to support a protection of workers bill that would …

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Valerie publishes Second Report into the use of higher rate telephone numbers by Government Departments

October 16th, 2014
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On Thursday 16 October 2014 Valerie published the Second Report into the use of higher rate telephone lines by Government departments. Valerie said: “I am concerned that nine Government departments continue to operate higher rate telephone numbers. This is too …

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