The Report of the Iraq Inquiry

July 6th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

The Report of the Iraq Inquiry by Sir John Chilcot was published on 6 July 2016.   The inquiry was announced on 15 June 2009 by Prime Minister Gordon Brown, with the objective of outlining the UK’s involvement in the …

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Valerie hosts Speaker’s School Council Awards

July 6th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

I was delighted to host the Speaker’s School Council Awards on Wednesday 6 July 2016. There were four categories and four award winner.   Heathwood Lower School from South West Bedfordshire won the 4 – 7 years category for their …

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Valerie meets UK’s top fastest-growing Indian companies

July 6th, 2016
CII India meets Britain Event

It was a pleasure to attend a high-profile CEOs delegation led by Dr Naushad Forbes, President, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Co-chairman, Forbes Marshall – the first such business engagement between the two countries since Britain’s referendum to exit …

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Valerie backs British Farming at National Farmers Union event

July 5th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has tremendous implications for British agriculture. We’re now presented with a blank canvas for a domestic agricultural policy which is an opportunity for Parliament to shape a prosperous future for farming in …

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Valerie intervenes in Land Registry debate

June 30th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

I have been contacted by many of my constituents opposed to the provisions to privatise the Land Registry. I first raised this in the House on 27 May 2016. The Backbench committee agreed to a debate which was held on …

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Valerie raises the EU referendum at Leader of the House

June 30th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

The Leave Campaign for the EU Referendum did not provide the country with a strategy to guide the UK to an exit out of the European Union. At Leader of the House on 30 June 2016, I called for clarification …

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Valerie chairs Westminster Hall debate on Hearing Loss and the adult hearing service commissioning framework

June 30th, 2016

As a member of the Panel of Chairs, on Thursday 30 June 2016, I chaired the Westminster Hall debate on NHS England’s Action Plan on Hearing Loss and the adult hearing service commissioning framework. The debate was moved by Jim …

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Valerie raises Birmingham Airport

June 30th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

I raised the future of Birmingham Airport with the Secretary of State for Transport at Transport Questions on 30 June 2016. Birmingham Airport served a record 10.2 million passengers in 2015 and When the new Birmingham Interchange Station links the …

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