Tracker on the progress of Brexit legislation

April 20th, 2018

You can keep track of the parliamentary progress of legislation introduced to implement Brexit on the Institute for Government’s website here:   https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/charts/parliamentary-progress-legislation-introduced-implement-brexit   (As at 23 April 2018)

Valerie welcomes West Walsall E-Act Academy to Parliament

April 19th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP with Students from Walsall E-Act Academy

I was delighted to welcome students from West Walsall E-Act Academy to Parliament on 19 April 2018.   During their visit I discussed my role both as Shadow Leader of the House of Commons and as a representative of Walsall …

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Business Questions 19 April 2018

April 19th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

At Business Questions I raised the Government’s treatment of the Windrush Generation. British citizens now in their 60s and 70s are losing the right to work, rent property, receive their pensions and access their bank accounts and vital healthcare, and …

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Valerie responds to business statement

April 16th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

On Monday 16 April 2018 I responded to the Leader of the Houses’ Business Statement. Below is my speech in full:   I thank the Leader of the House for the business statement and for early sight of it. It …

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Valerie Supports World Parkinson’s Day

April 11th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

Wednesday 11 April 2018 was the birthday of Dr James Parkinson, who is most famous for publishing ‘An Essay on the Shaking Palsy’ in 1817, and establishing Parkinson’s as an internationally recognised medical condition.   I was proud to mark …

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Valerie meets holocaust survivor Janine Webber

April 8th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

At St Martin’s Church Walsall on Saturday 7 April 2018, I heard Janine Webber’s testimony of her experience during the Holocaust.   I raised Janine’s story in the House at Business Questions on Thursday 19 April 2018.   Janine was …

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Peace and Unity rally

April 7th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

Outside of St Paul’s at the Crossing on Saturday 7 April 2018, a Peace and Unity rally was held to counter a group that were marching in Walsall.   The atmosphere at St Paul’s Square was of a celebration of …

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Business Questions 29 March 2018

March 29th, 2018
LotH 29Mar18

It is half time for the Article 50 process and regions are still anxious about what Brexit will mean for the. There has been no decision on the Northern Ireland border, the Government’s own analysis shows that a hard Brexit …

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Valerie gives evidence to the Procedure Committee

March 28th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

As Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, on Wednesday 28 March 2018, I gave oral evidence to the Procedure Committee for its inquiry into Voting by proxy in the House of Commons.   On 1 February 2018, the following …

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Valerie speaks at Delegated Legislation Committee

March 27th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

At a Delegated Legislation Committee on Tuesday 27 March 2018, I responded to the following motion: “That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that Her Majesty will appoint Sarah Chambers as an Electoral Commissioner with effect from …

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