Valerie visits Walsall Council’s Black Country Impact Team

December 15th, 2017
Valerie Vaz MP

In Walsall today I visited Walsall Council’s Black Country Impact Team. They help young adults aged 16-29 in Walsall find work, education or training. They help young people sign up for apprenticeships, traineeships, training courses, coaching, work placements, and can …

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Valerie supports Postal Workers

December 15th, 2017
Valerie Vaz MP

I celebrated National Postal Workers Day and support Labour’s to renationalise the Royal Mail and end cuts to the Post Office network. To mark National Postal Workers Day on the 12th December 2017, I praised the posties serving Walsall South. …

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Business Questions 14 December 2017

December 14th, 2017
LotH14Dec17

During this weeks Business Questions I remembered those who died at Glenfell Tower and asked why the Prime Minister has not, 6 months later, failed to meet her own three week target to rehouse everybody affected by the tragedy. Here …

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Parliament to receive a meaningful vote on EU deal

December 14th, 2017
Meaningful Vote

Last night I voted for Parliament to receive a meaningful vote on the final deal on withdrawing from the EU. This vote was passed 309 to 305, a majority of just 4. Parliament now has a legal guarantee of a …

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Valerie writes to the Chancellor to correct the record

December 13th, 2017

I raised at Business Questions 7 December 2017 the comments made by the Chancellor in his financial statement to the House 22 November 2017 on Labour’s history on tackling tax avoidance and evasion.   I have written to the Chancellor …

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European Union Withdrawal Bill (Update 4)

December 13th, 2017

In a series of votes on Day 6 of the committee stage Labour voted for amendments which would establish new environmental standards and protections, adapt the body of EU law to fit the UK’s domestic framework, protect the devolution of …

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Valerie to meet with residents to discuss road traffic safety on Pinfold Lane

December 11th, 2017

I will meet with residents of Beacon Heights on Friday 15 December 2017 to discuss concerns relating to a number of incidents along Pinfold Lane and Old Hall Lane.   I have arranged a meeting because a number of residents …

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My article for Walsall Advertiser

December 11th, 2017

As we open a window on our Advent calendar or light the Advent candle, I am reminded that Advent is a time of preparation for the celebration of the nativity of Jesus. Preparation should also be a vital element of …

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