Valerie raises awareness of epilepsy in a debate

February 26th, 2015
Epilepsy Debate 26Feb2015

On Thursday 26 February 2015 Valerie Vaz, Member of Parliament for Walsall South and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Epilepsy, spoke in a Back Bench Business Debate secured by Laura Sandys, Member of Parliament for South Thanet. …

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Valerie secures commitment from Health Minister and Shadow Health Secretary to support John’s Campaign

February 25th, 2015
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On Thursday 26 February 2015 Valerie met with the Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP, Minister of State for Care and Support, and the Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health, with members of John’s Campaign. Valerie …

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Statement on Sex-Selection Amendment to the Serious Crimes Bill

February 24th, 2015

“Many of you have contacted me about the sex-selection abortion amendment to the Serious Crimes Bill. I consider sex selection a major human rights crisis in many parts of the world that Parliament needs to consider. Sex selection is a …

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House of Commons Commission Bill

February 24th, 2015
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On Tuesday 24 February 2015 Valerie attended the conclusion of the House of Commons Commission Bill which makes changes to the House of Commons Commission the governing body of the Commons. Valerie was a member of the Select Committee that …

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Valerie raises the shortfall of GPs within the NHS

February 24th, 2015
Health Qs 24Feb15

On Tuesday 24 February 2015 at Health Question, Valerie raised the shortfall in the number of GPs in the NHS. Valerie asked: “On what is his last outing, will the Minister tell us how many GPs, in addition to those …

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Valerie supports Birmingham Airport.

February 23rd, 2015

Valerie is calling for Birmingham Airport to be at the heart of a national network of long-haul airports after it was left out of the Airports Commission’s recent consultation on the future of air travel. Valerie said: “The Airports Commission’s …

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Valerie calls for an Urgent debate on Burma

February 12th, 2015
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On Thursday 12 February 2015 at Business Questions Valerie called for an Urgent Debate on Burma. Valerie said:”May we have an urgent debate on Burma? I understand there is no time for constitutional reform before the Burmese elections, but in …

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Valerie questions avaliability of finance for small business at BIS Questions

February 12th, 2015
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On Thursday 12 February 2015 Valerie was drawn at No 10 at Buinsess, Innovation and Skills questions. Valerie Vaz asked: “What recent assessment he has made of the availability of finance for small firms and the level of lending by …

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