The Labour Party Manifesto 2017

May 30th, 2017
Valerie Vaz

The Labour Party stands up for the many, not the few. How? Read our 2017 manifesto to find out more. Agree with our pledges? Share it now   http://www.labour.org.uk/index.php/manifesto2017

Valerie visits Caldmore Community Garden

May 28th, 2017
Valerie Vaz

I enjoyed visiting Caldmore Community Garden on Saturday 27 May 2017, and seeing the fruit and vegetables flourishing and plenty of bees.   Friends of the Earth were also there. The BBQ and lemon cake on offer at the community …

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Vigil at the Crossing at St Paul’s

May 25th, 2017
Vigil

Reverend Mark Kinder organised and led a vigil at the Crossing at St Paul’s on Tuesday 23 May 2017 to remember those who were killed in Manchester. Everyone who attended was invited to speak. I spoke about how the victims …

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Multi-faith discussion

May 23rd, 2017
Valerie Vaz

I joined a multi-faith discussion, broadcasted by Kanshi TV, to reflect on the Manchester atrocity and talk about the issues that affect each community.   West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson was also on the programme via telephone …

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Valerie attends open day of Zia-E-Madinah Masjid

May 20th, 2017
Valerie Vaz

On Saturday 20 May 2017 I attended the open day of Zia-E-Madinah Masjid in Darlaston. Themes on display were the Holy Qur’an, the Prophets, Islamic contribution to science, Women in Islam and various Islamic artefacts.   Zia-E-Madinah Masjid has a …

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Valerie visits Palfrey Sure Start

May 18th, 2017
Valerie Vaz

It was a pleasure to visit Palfrey Sure Start’s mother and baby clinic on Thursday 18 May 2017 to meet its hardworking team and see the children enjoying themselves.   The number of designated Sure Start children’s centres has been …

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Valerie chairs Q&A session with Keir Starmer in Walsall

May 17th, 2017
Valerie Vaz

I was delighted to chair a question and answer session with Keir Starmer, Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, at the Park Inn hotel in Walsall on Wednesday 17 May 2017.   Keir took questions from local …

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Masjid Al-Farouq fun day fundraiser

May 10th, 2017
Valerie Vaz

On Saturday 6 May 2017 I went to the fun day at Masjid Al-Farouq to help raise money for the newborn unit at Manor Hospital. The stalls including henna/mehndi, cake stall, and various games, raised funds towards a £20,000 target, …

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