Health Committee publishes report on Public Expenditure

December 14th, 2010
The Health Committee hears evidence from the Secretary of State

On 14th December 2010 the cross-party Commons Health Select Committee, of which Valerie Vaz MP is a member, published a report into Public Expenditure.  The report addresses the implications of the Spending Review for health and social care services.  It …

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Sustainable Livestock and Fish Fight Campaign

December 13th, 2010
Valerie with Levi Roots and Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall

Recently Valerie showed her support for the Sustainable Livestock Bill by attending an event called “Celebrating Sustainable Foods” at the Houses of Parliament with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Levi Roots.  Valerie is also a supporter of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Fish Fight Campaign and …

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Celebrating success at Alumwell College

November 24th, 2010
Prize giving at Alumwell College

On Wednesday 24th November, Valerie Vaz MP for Walsall South attended the Presentation Evening at Alumwell Business and Enterprise College as a special guest.  Valerie Vaz MP was pleased to present a variety of awards to the pupils at Alumwell and to celebrate their achievements …

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Walsall Women’s Arts Festival

November 20th, 2010
At Salaam Arts Festival

On Saturday 20th November Valerie Vaz MP was a speaker at the Salaam Arts Festival: Inspiring Women’s Talents at The New Art Gallery in Walsall.  The Salaam Arts Festival is an event which aims to identify and cultivate the artistic talents of Muslim women …

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Valerie visits local pharmacy in Caldmore Green

November 19th, 2010
Mid-Counties Co-operative Pharmacy - Caldmore Green

On Friday 19th November Valerie visited the Midcounties Co-operative Pharmacy in Caldmore Green.  Local pharmacists highlighted how pharmacies could continue to help improve services available under the National Health Service.  In particular the discussion focused on the creation of community pharmacies that could reduce the pressure on …

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Nessa represents Walsall at the Tiffin Cup Final

November 9th, 2010
Valerie with the team from Nessa competing for the Tiffin Cup

Valerie Vaz MP nominated local Walsall restaurant, Nessa’s, to compete in the Newby Teas Tiffin Cup 2010. This is an annual parliamentary competition held to identify the best South Asian restaurant in England and Wales.  Nessa’s contemporary Indian and Bangladeshi Cuisine has proved …

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Three Crowns Pub Planning Concerns

November 9th, 2010
Valerie at the Three Crowns Pub site

Following concerns raised by local residents of Sutton Road and Skip Lane about a planning application for the Three Crowns Pub site, Valerie has taken up the issue with Walsall Council.  Valerie and the local residents are very concerned that the …

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Make a Difference Day at Delves Court

November 5th, 2010
Sharing home made cakes at Delves Court Care Home

On Friday 5th November Valerie visited local Walsall care home, Delves Court, to donate homemade cup cakes in aid of Make a Difference Day.  Valerie Vaz joined forces with pop music mogul, Pete Waterman, to encourage people throughout Walsall to give their time to …

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