Valerie welcomes upgrade to Darlaston Road Crossing after 3 year campaign with residents

December 19th, 2014

Valerie has welcomed a decision by Walsall MBC to upgrade the existing Zebra Crossing on Darlaston Road to a signal controlled Puffin Crossing following a 3 year campaign with residents. Valerie said: “I am delighted that Walsall MBC has listened …

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Valerie raises the Governance Committee’s report at Business Questions

December 19th, 2014
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On Thursday 18 December 2014 at Business Questions, Valerie thanked the Leader of the House for the provision of an early debate on the recommendations of the Governance Committee’s report or which Valerie was a member of. Valerie said: “I …

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Urgent Question on A&E service

December 18th, 2014
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On Thursday 18 December 2014 the Opposition was granted an Urgent Question asking Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the performance of A&E and ambulance services and what plans are in place to help …

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The Governance Select Committee Publish Report

December 17th, 2014
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On Wednesday 17 December 2014 the House of Commons Governance Committee, which Valerie is a member published their report on House of Commons Governance. Valerie said: “The Committee was set up after the Speaker’s announcement to pause the process of …

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Valerie supports Equal Pay Bill

December 16th, 2014

On Tuesday 16 October 2014, Valerie voted for the Equal Pay (Transparency) Bill. Valerie said: “The Bill, which was presented by Sarah Champion MP, calls for employers with more than 250 staff to publish the difference between male and female …

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Valerie opposes Government Regulations on Firefighters’ pension regulations

December 15th, 2014
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On Monday 15 January 2014, Valerie voted to revoke the Government’s regulations on firefighters’ pensions. Valerie said: “The Government’s Firefighters’ pension regulations are not fit for purpose. They are based on an assumption about a dangerously low fitness standard, which …

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Valerie says that decision to keep Walk-in Centre in the Town Centre should be permanent

December 11th, 2014

Valerie has welcomed outcome of a consultation with local residents that Walsall Walk-in Centre will remain in the Town Centre until December 2015 but has called for this to be a permanent rather than an interim solution. Valerie said: “I …

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Valerie Presents Park Hall Dentist Petition

December 11th, 2014
Valerie Vaz MP

Valerie presented a petition to Parliament signed by over 400 local residents to calling for The Dentist Surgery on Liskeard Road in Park Hall to offer NHS Dental Services. Valerie said: “I presented this petition to demonstrate the strength of …

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