Walsall South Local News

Science & Technology Committee at Oxford Parliament Day

November 19th, 2015
Oxford Parliament Day

The Science & Technology Committee visited Oxford on Thursday 19 November 2015 with a visit to Queen’s College and then Bodleian Library, Oxford as part of ‘Parliament Week’. The photo shows from L to R Chris Greeen MP, Nick Rawlins …

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Valerie welcomes the Rev Jesse Jackson and the Shadow Business Secretary to Walsall College

December 5th, 2013
Rvd Jackson speech with Chuka and Valerie

On Thursday 5 December 2013, Valerie hosted the Rev’d Jesse Jackson and Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna MP at Walsall College ahead of Small Business Saturday on 7 December 2013. Valerie said: “I was pleased to welcome the Rev’d Jesse …

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Diwali Celebration at Palfrey Community Centre raises awareness for donors for blood cancer

November 30th, 2013

Valerie attended the Diwali celebration at Palfrey Community Centre in Walsall. Valerie said: ” The Diwali event at Palfrey Community Centre brought together the community to celebrate the festival. I hope that everyone had a happy and peaceful Diwali.” “At …

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Darlaston Town FC

November 29th, 2013
Valerie with Mr Neil Chambers and Mr James MacDougall

On Wednesday 27 November 2013 Valerie arranged a meeting at the House of Commons with Mr Neil Chambers, Chairman of Darlaston Town FC and Mr James MacDougall of the Football Association. Valerie said: “I arranged the meeting with Mr Chambers …

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Valerie visits Salisbury Primary School

November 23rd, 2013

On Friday 22 November 2013, Valerie visited Salisbury Primary School in Darlaston as part of Parliament Week. Valerie said: “Parliament Week is a wonderful initiative to enable people across the UK to understand Parliament and democracy. This year the focuses …

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Valerie asks about recruitment of clergy.

November 21st, 2013
Church Commissioners 21 Nov 2013

On Thursday 21 November 2013, Valerie asked the Government’s representative for the Church Commissioners about the recruitment of clergy. Valerie said: “What recent assessment has been made of the recruitment of clergy.” The Government’s representative for the Church Commissioners replied: …

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Financial Ombudsman Service report complaints from Walsall South increase in 2012/13

November 16th, 2013
Financial Ombudsman

Valerie said: “The Financial Ombudsman Service has written to me to let me know that the number of complaints made by people in Walsall South has risen to 1,362 which is an increase of 129% on the previous year.” The …

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Remembrance Sunday 2013

November 11th, 2013
VV at Cenotaph

On Sunday 10 November 2013, Valerie attended the Remembrance Sunday events at the Cenotaphs in Walsall Town Centre and in Darlaston. Valerie took part in the services and laid wreaths in memory of the fallen. At Walsall Town Centre, Valerie …

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Valerie attends a Diwali celebration at the New Art Gallery Walsall

November 10th, 2013

Valerie attended the Diwali celebrations at the New Art Gallery in Walsall on Saturday 10 November 2013. The theme of the event was to celebrate 100 years of Indian Cinema and Diwali. Valerie said: “Diwali is the Hindu festival of …

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Valerie Launches New 310 Bus Route in Darlaston

October 28th, 2013
310 bus - VV in door

On Friday 25 October 2013, Valerie Vaz MP, Walsall South, launched the new 310 bus in Darlaston, which will connect Willenhall, Darlaston and Wednesbury with Dudley and the Merry Hill shopping centre. Valerie Vaz MP said: “I was very pleased …

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