Valerie visits the Walsall Bangladeshi Progressive Society

April 27th, 2015
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“I visited the Walsall Bangladeshi Progressive Society on Monday 27 April 2015 with Cllr Harbans Sarohi the Pleck Councillor on Walsall MBC. The Society provides advice and information to the Bangladeshi community on a range of issues. These include welfare …

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Labour are putting first-time buyers first

April 27th, 2015
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“Labour have unveiled our plan to put first time buyers first by reducing stamp duty to zero and giving them priority access on new homes built.” “The measures announced today will help first time buyers as the next Labour government …

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Valerie celebrates Vaisakhi in Walsall

April 26th, 2015
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“The Vaisakhi celebrations in Walsall are well supported by the local community. It was wonderful to see so many people march in the streets for the three-mile parade that started and ended at the Guru Nanak Gurdwara in West Bromwich …

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Mindful Gifts CIC Shop Darlaston

April 23rd, 2015
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“This is my selfie with Vicki Phipps the founder/director of her brilliant shop in Darlaston High Street. Vikki had the excellent idea to set up a shop with gifts and useful products, Daily Living Aids for people with Dementia and …

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Valerie visits the Minhaj Pleck Youth Club

April 23rd, 2015
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“I visited the Minhaj Pleck Youth Club to talk to some young members of the club and their parents. I spoke about how I got into politics and the values of the Labour Party. I also spoke about the work …

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Labour’s Housing Policy

April 21st, 2015
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“Only labour will build 200,000 more homes a year by 2020, is committed to affordable housing and will scrap the bedroom tax.” “Britain’s housing shortage is part of the cost-of-living crisis. Millions of working people cannot buy the homes they …

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Labour street stalls in Darlaston and Walsall Town Centres

April 18th, 2015
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“It was wonderful to meet so many local residents on Saturday at the Labour Street Stalls in Walsall Town Centre and Darlaston Town Centre. I was with former Cllr Bill Madeley, Cllr Keith Chambers, Cllr Ian Robertson and Cllr Doug …

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Labour launch our Women’s Manifesto

April 17th, 2015
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“The Government’s cuts have disproportionately affected women. Labour’s manifesto outlines plans to tackle the gender pay gap and enable child-minding grandparents time off work.” “Labour’s women’s manifesto also sets out measures to: • Tackle low pay, by increasing the minimum …

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