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 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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Valerie raises Point of Order

July 5th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

A General debate was scheduled on 5 July 2018 on the Principle of proxy voting in the House of Commons. The Government withdrew the debate at the last minute.   I raised the following Point of Order: Further to that …

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Business Questions 5 July 2018

July 5th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I called for a debate on the Public Accounts Committee report which states that Government funding reductions, totalling nearly 50%, have placed local authorities under real strain. Funding cuts have reduced public services such as libraries, waste collection and bus …

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Valerie meets Pearson Teaching Award winner in Parliament

July 4th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I met with Nin Matharu, Headteacher of King’s Hill Primary School, and Mike Fox, Chair of Governors, in Parliament on Wednesday 4 July 2018. Nin Matharu won the Pearson Teaching silver award for her incredible work at King’s Hill Primary …

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Valerie attends ‘EqualiTeas’ debate at Kings Hill Primary School

June 29th, 2018
Kings Hill primary students

On 29 June 2018 I attended Kings Hill Primary School where students had a debate to celebrate ‘EqualiTeas’ marking 90 years since the Representation of the People (Equal Franchise) Act became law.   Year 5 pupils debated a motion on whether …

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