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
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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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Valerie meets Christian Aid partner countries affected by Climate Change

October 15th, 2014
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On Wednesday 15 October 2014 Valerie met with Christian Aid partners from the Philippines and Bolivia, to hear first-hand what it is like to live with the reality of climate change and how it is affecting the world’s poor most …

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Valerie supports the Carers Bedroom Entitlement Bill

October 14th, 2014
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On Tuesday 14 October, Valerie supported Barbara Keeley MP’s 10 Minute Rule Bill on Carers Bedroom Entitlement (Social Housing Sector). The Motion was: “That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide that people in receipt of Universal …

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Valerie Raises Support for Rape Victims at Attorney General Questions

October 14th, 2014
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At Attorney General Questions on Tuesday 14 October 2014, Valerie raised the issue of budgets to support victims of crime. Valerie asked: “Given that the budgets for rape victims have been devolved to police and crime commissioners, what steps can …

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