Health Committee publishes reports into Monitor and the Care Quality Commission

September 16th, 2011
Valerie at the Health Select Committee

On 14th September 2011 the House of Commons Health Select Committee, of which Valerie is a member, published reports into the healthcare regulators Monitor – responsible for the approval and regulation of Foundation Trusts – and the Care Quality Commission …

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Valerie Visits Chamberlin and Hill and Nominates their Turbocharger Castings for “Made by Britain”

September 12th, 2011
Valerie with Chamberlin and Hill HSE Manager, Adrian Lacey.

On Saturday 10th September, Valerie visited Chuckery-based casting manufacturer Chamberlin and Hill and nominated their turbocharger castings to represent Walsall South in the Made by Britain scheme.   Valerie said: “I am delighted to nominate Chamberlin and Hill’s turbocharger castings …

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Valerie Attends Meeting of East Walsall Health Action Group

September 10th, 2011

On Friday 9th September, Valerie attended the meeting of the East Walsall Health Action Group at the Collingwood Centre in Pheasey. The meeting was an opportunity for residents to put their questions to local health bosses, including senior figures from …

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Valerie Attends Daughters of Divine Love Funfair Day

September 10th, 2011
Valerie with Sister Bridget

Valerie visited the  Funfair Day at St Mary’s the Mount Parish on Saturday 10th September. The Funfair Day was organised by The Daughters of Divine Love in order to raise money for charity.   The Daughters of Divine Love is a worldwide religious …

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Valerie Vaz MP: “The NHS has been quangoed”

September 7th, 2011
“The NHS has been quangoed”

On Wednesday 7th September 2011 Valerie voted against the government’s at its third reading in the House of Commons.   Valerie, who is a member of the House of Commons Health Select Committee, said:   “This is a reckless, unnecessary and wasteful …

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Valerie Attends Carnival and Fun Day

September 6th, 2011
Valerie at the Chuckery Carnival

At the end of the school year Valerie attended the Chuckery Primary School 80th Birthday Carnival and the Joseph Leckie Community Technology College Fun Day.   The Fun Day at Joseph Leckie was the first for the School and was particularly successful. …

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Public Disorder: Help for Businesses

August 12th, 2011

Following the recent riots across many parts of England, including parts of the West Midlands, the Minister for Business and Enterprise has sent out a letter setting out advice for local businesses affected by the unrest, including access to practical advice, …

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Valerie warns that policing cuts put crime reduction at risk

August 10th, 2011

Valerie has today warned that cuts to police numbers will put crime reduction at risk in the West Midlands. Valerie said: “Following the recent disorder across the country, it is now more important to ensure there are enough police on …

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