Valerie supports Friends of St Augustine’s Church

November 26th, 2014
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On Tuesday 25 November 2014, Valerie attended a reception hosted by Laura Sandys MP in the Speaker’s House supporting the proposed Pugin and St Augustine, Education, Research, and Visitor Centre in Ramsgate. Valerie said: “The Church of St Augustine in …

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House of Commons Governance Select Committee – Wednesday 26 November 2014

November 26th, 2014
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On Wednesday 26 November 2014, the House of Commons Governance of the House Committee, of which Valerie is a member, heard evidence from John Borley, Director General of Facilities at the House of Commons; and Sir David Higgins, Chair of …

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House of Commons Governance Select Committee – Tuesday 25 November 2014

November 25th, 2014
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On Tuesday 25 November 2014, the House of Commons Governance of the House Committee, of which Valerie is a member, heard evidence from David Beamish, Clerk of the Parliaments; The Right Hon. the Lord Laming CBE DL and The Rt …

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Valerie raises the Cancer Drugs Fund at Health Questions

November 25th, 2014
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On Tuesday 25 November 2014 at Health Question, Valerie raised the Cancer Drugs Fund. Valerie Vaz asked: “Will the Secretary of State publish the assessment of the Cancer Drugs Fund by the chemotherapy intelligence unit before 7 May 2015?” The …

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Valerie Votes to Save NHS from Privatisation

November 21st, 2014
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On Friday 21 November Valerie voted in favour of the Second Reading of the National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill in the House of Commons. The Bill passed its Second Reading by 241 votes 18. Valerie Vaz MP …

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House of Commons Governance Select Committee – Thursday 20 November 2014

November 20th, 2014
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On Thursday 20 November 2014, the House of Commons Governance of the House Committee, of which Valerie is a member, heard evidence from Lawrence Ward, Serjeant at Arms, and Robin Fell, Principal Doorkeeper; Oonagh Gay, Senior Library Clerk; Paul Evans; …

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Valerie celebrates Women in Science. No 7: Ada Lovelace

November 20th, 2014
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Next in the series to raise awareness of the important contributions of women in science is Ada Lovelace. Valerie tabled an Early Day Motion on Ada Lovelace and Women in Science. The Early Day Motion reads: That this House commends …

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Human Rights in Burma Adjournment Debate

November 19th, 2014
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On Wednesday 19 November 2014, Valerie attended the Adjournment Debate in the House of Commons on Human Rights in Burma secured by David Burrowes MP. Valerie said: “There remain concerns surrounding the Burmese census. Britain gave £10 million towards the …

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