Diwali in The New Art Gallery Walsall

November 5th, 2017
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On Saturday 4 November, Valerie attended the Diwali celebrations at New Art Gallery Walsall. Valerie said: “Diwali is the Hindu festival of light celebrating the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, and knowledge over ignorance. I’d like to …

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Finance Bill

November 3rd, 2017
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On Tuesday 31 October 2017 Parliament debated the the third reading of the Finance Bill. Valerie said: “The Labour Party tried to strengthen legislation on the beneficial ownership of trusts, through amendments that we tabled to the Finance Bill.” “The …

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Business Questions 2 November 2017

November 2nd, 2017
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Here is my speech at Business Questions this week: I thank the Leader of the House for the forthcoming business up to 17 November, and I think most people know that the Budget is on 22 November. I note the …

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Government defeat on Brexit Economic Impact Studies

November 1st, 2017
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On Wednesday 1 November an Opposition Day Motion passed to order the Government to release the Brexit Economic Impact Studies. Valerie said: “The 58 areas of the economy that are covered in the Brexit Economic Impact Studies represent 88% of …

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Valerie attends Black Country Showcase Event

November 1st, 2017

I attended the Black Country Showcase Event in Parliament on 1 November 2017 hosted by Ian Austin MP for Dudley North. Fantastic local business from across the Black Country set up stalls in Parliament to showcase their high quality products …

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Urgent Statement on Sexual Harassment in Parliament

October 30th, 2017
Valerie in the House of Commons

On Monday 30 October 2017 Leader of the House made an Urgent Statement on the Government’s plans to tackle sexual harassment in Parliament. Valerie said: “I thank my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Camberwell and Peckham (Ms …

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Business Questions 26 October 2017

October 26th, 2017
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Here is my speech at Business Questions this week:   I thank the Leader of the House for giving us the business. I am delighted that she has given us the business up until 17 November—even though one week is …

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Valerie meets with Barrister Sultan Mahmood Chaudhry

October 23rd, 2017
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I met with Barrister Sultan Mahmood Chaudhry, former Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir and President of PTI Kashmir, at the Kashmir APPG chaired by Chris Leslie MP in Parliament on Monday 23 October 2017. Above I am pictured with the …

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