Darlaston Town FC Statement

April 17th, 2014
Darlaston Town FC

On Thursday 17th April 2014, the Chairman of Darlaston Town Football Club, Neil Chambers, released a statement on the future plans for the Club. The Chairman Neil Chambers said: “Darlaston Town (1874) FC are delighted to announce that we have …

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Health Committee hears further evidence on NHS Patient Data

April 11th, 2014
Valerie at the Health Select Committee - 8th April 2014

The Health Select Committee, of which Valerie is a member, heard evidence on NHS patient data from Kingsley Manning, chair of the Health and Social Care Information Centre and Max Jones, director of information analytics at the Health and Social …

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Stop the Universal Credit disincentive to work

April 9th, 2014
Valerie with usdaw- 9th April 2014

Valerie Vaz, Member of Parliament for Walsall South, joined Usdaw in the House of Commons to support their campaign to persuade the Government to change Universal Credit rules that mean working people will only be allowed to keep 24p in …

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Valerie raises Iranian human rights at FCO questions

April 8th, 2014
Valerie raises Iranian human rights at FCO questions - 8 April 2014

On Tuesday 8th April 2014, Valerie asked the Minister of State for the Foreign Office, Hugo Swire MP, to look into human rights violations in Iran. Valerie asked: “Despite the release of Sakineh Ashtiani, many other women in Iran face …

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The Bill to repeal the Bedroom Tax

April 8th, 2014
Valerie with Rachel Reeves - Labour against the Bedroom Tax

On Tuesday 8th April 2014, Valerie joined Rachel Reeves MP to demonstrate their support for Bill 174, which repeals the bedroom tax. Valerie said: “I support this Bill to end the Bedroom Tax. A large number of my constituents have …

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Grace Academy comes to Parliament

April 8th, 2014
Valerie meets with Grace Academy

On Monday 7 April 2014, Valerie met with three groups of students from Grace Academy in Parliament. Valerie said: “It was a pleasure to welcome Grace Academy to Parliament. As part of their visit they were taken on a tour …

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Darlaston Town FC fundraiser raises more than £2,000

April 7th, 2014
Valerie with Don Goodman at the Darlaston Town Sportsman's Evening 2

On Friday 4 April 2014, Valerie Vaz MP, Walsall South, attended the auction in aid of Darlaston Town FC including a Liverpool FC shirt signed by Kenny Dalglish as well as other memorabilia she obtained and a Tea for Two …

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Urgent Statement on Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products

April 3rd, 2014
Valerie asks question at Standardised Packaging Statement

On Thursday 3 April 2014 the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health made an urgent statement on the provision of standardised packaging of tobacco products. Valerie said: “I obviously welcome the Minister’s statement, but given the evidence from …

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