Statement on Parliament’s independent complaints and grievance policy

November 16th, 2017
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I thank the Leader of the House for her statement and for letting me have sight of it, albeit late last night. As the Leader of the House indicated, the working group has met. There are many issues to deal …

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Business Questions 16 November 2017

November 16th, 2017

During Business Questions I raised the Conservative Minister – John Redwood MP – talking down investing in the country, the Government not knowing the size of the European Union Withdrawal Divorce Bill and unwilling to release the Economic Impact Assessments, …

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Valerie welcomes members of the Youth Parliament

November 14th, 2017
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On Friday 10 November 2017 Valerie Vaz MP addressed Members of the Youth Parliament sitting for the 9th time in the House of Commons. Valerie Vaz MP said: “I was delighted to welcome Members of the Youth Parliament (MYPs) aged …

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Parliament Week 2017

November 14th, 2017
Parliament Week Photo

Valerie is pleased to support Parliament Week which runs from the 13-19 November 2017. Valerie said: “UK Parliament Week is a wonderful opportunity to engage people from across the UK with their Parliament. It is an important part of democracy …

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Remembrance Sunday 2017

November 12th, 2017
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Valerie said: “On Sunday 12 November 2017 I attended the Remembrance Sunday Civic Procession. I laid a wreath at Darlaston war memorial after laying a wreath at Walsall town centre earlier.”

Burma Update

November 10th, 2017

Valerie said: “During my time in Parliament I have raised the issue of Burma a number of times with Ministers and the Leader of the House at Business Questions.” “Last week we were reminded that the Army is still in …

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Valerie attends the reopening of the Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery opened by the Queen

November 9th, 2017

On Wednesday 8 November 2017, Valerie attended the reopening of the Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery of China and South Asia. Valerie said: “The Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery of China and South Asia was opened by the Queen, who opened it …

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Opposition Day Motions the Conservatives have been defeated on

November 8th, 2017

In the past two months, the Conservative government have been defeated 6 times by Labour’s Opposition Day Motions. Valerie said: “On 13 September 2017 Labour’s motions against a rise in tuition fees and for increasing NHS Pay both passed without …

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