Valerie joins in the Minute’s silence at Walsall FC for victims of terror attack in Sousse

July 3rd, 2015
Walsall

On Friday 3 July 2015 I paid my respects to the 38 people killed in the terrorist attack at Sousse in Tunisia I took part in the minute’s silence held at Walsall FC’s Banks’ Stadium in memory of those killed …

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Junction 9 of the M6 Raised in Parliament

July 2nd, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

On Thursday 2 July 2015 at Questions to the Leader of the House I raised the closure of southbound entry slip road at Junction 9 of the M6: “Can we have a statement on the roadworks on the M6 and particularly …

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Valerie is appointed to the Speaker’s Panel of Chairs

July 1st, 2015

I am honoured to have been appointed by Mr Speaker, the Rt Hon John Bercow MP to the Panel of Chairs. Members of the Panel of Chairs are responsible for chairing Delegated Legislation Committees, Debates in Westminster Hall and Public …

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Valerie raises the case for Birmingham Airport

July 1st, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

I raised the future of Birmingham Airport at the Statement by the Transport Secretary on the report of the Airport Commission on Wednesday 1 July 2015. The Airport Commission Report is a missed opportunity for the West Midlands Region. At …

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Communities and Local Government Questions

June 29th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

I asked the Housing Minister a question at Communities and Local Government Questions on Monday 29 June 2015: I asked: What assessment has the Minister made of land throughout the country that already has Planning Permission for housing that could …

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Valerie meets Delves Infants School Council

June 29th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

On Friday 26 June 2015, I visited Delves Infants School to meet the members of the School Council. I toured the School with the new Head Teacher Mrs Arnold. During the tour I saw a poster about the Magna Carta …

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Stafford Road Residents’ Meeting

June 26th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

I arranged a meeting on Thursday 25 June 2015 for residents of Stafford Road to put their views to representatives of Centro and National Express, Jon Hayes and Jack Kelly after two new bus routes were added to the road …

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Valerie intervenes in Westminster Hall Debate on Crown Prosecution Service

June 26th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

On Tuesday 24 June 2015 Valerie intervened in a speech by Sir Keir Starmer MP, Holborn and St Pancras, and former Director of Public Prosecutions on the Crown Prosecution Service. Speaking in the debate Valerie said: “I welcome my hon. …

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