Valerie raises Point of Order

June 21st, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I raised the following Point of Order on 21 June 2018. A Point of Order is a clarification on a matter of procedure in the House of Commons.   Valerie Vaz: On a point of order, Mr Speaker. May I …

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Business Questions 21 June 2018

June 21st, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

At Business Question on 21 June 2018, I raised with the Leader of the House the President of the United State’s policy of separating children from their parents. This Government appear to lack moral authority. They have lost their place …

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Valerie opens Opposition Day debate

June 19th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I opened the Opposition Day debate on the Parliamentary Constituencies Bill on Tuesday 19 June 2018.   Below is my speech in full:   Valerie Vaz: I beg to move, That, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 48 and …

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Eid Mubarak

June 15th, 2018

I wish Eid Mubarak to everyone celebrating Eid-al Fitr in the UK and across the world.   Eid-al Fitr is a wonderful time for families and friends to come together to celebrate and mark the end of Ramadan.

Statement on the EU Withdrawal Bill

June 14th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

There were important votes on the EU Withdrawal Bill on 12 and 13 June 2018. These votes have come at time when the negotiations have stalled, the Cabinet remains split over two unworkable customs options and there has been yet …

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Business Questions 14 June 2018

June 14th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I asked the Leader of the House when the Government will publish its White Paper setting out its negotiating position with the European Union. There has been no information about the content or the title of the White Paper.   …

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Valerie raises Point of Order

June 13th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I raised the following Point of Order on 13 June 2018. A Point of Order is a clarification on a matter of procedure in the House of Commons.   Valerie Vaz: On a point of order, Mr Speaker. May I …

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Carers Week

June 11th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I attended the Carers Week event in Parliament on 11 June 2018 to celebrate and recognise the vital contribution made by people across the UK who currently provide care and support to a family member or friend who has a …

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Valerie appears on BBC Sunday Politics West Midlands

June 10th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

On Sunday 10 June 2018, I was a guest on BBC Sunday Politics West Midlands. Topics for discussion were the West Midlands Mayor’s first year in office, drug abuse and unit alcohol pricing.   The West Midlands Mayor Andy Street …

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Business Questions 7 June 2018

June 7th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I raised with the Leader of the House, the Government’s handling of the economy. GDP figures show that UK growth in the first three months of the year has hit a five-year low of 0.1%. Household spending rose by only …

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