Valerie chairs meeting to stop the transfer of staff to a private company at the National Gallery

February 12th, 2015
National Gallery

On Tuesday 10 February 2015 Valerie chaired a PCS meeting to stop the transfer of the staff at the National Gallery to a private company. Valerie said: “The Committee room was packed with supporters of Candy Udwin the sacked PCS …

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Valerie raises the need safe staffing levels in the NHS

February 11th, 2015
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On Wednesday 11 February 2015 the Opposition was granted an Urgent Question asking the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on Robert Francis’ latest Report on the treatment of NHS Whistleblowers. Valerie asked: “What support …

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Valerie Question 3 at Cabinet Office Questions

February 11th, 2015
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On Wednesday 11 February 2015, Valerie asked the Cabinet Office Minister about Public Service Mutuals. Valerie asked: “What his policy is on promoting the formation of public sector mutuals.” The Minister Replied: “The Government is committed to supporting the growth …

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Valerie marks National Libraries Day at Darlaston Library

February 9th, 2015
National Libraries Day 2015 Darlaston

On Saturday 7 February 2015, Valerie visited Darlaston Library to celebrate National Libraries Day with Councillor Doug James and Councillor Angela Underhill the Deputy Mayor. Valerie said: “Darlaston Library is a wonderful community resource and I was pleased to visit …

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National Libraries Day 7 February 2015

February 7th, 2015
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Valerie is encouraging residents in Walsall South to mark National Libraries Day on Saturday 7 February 2015 by visiting their local libraries. Valerie said: ” National Libraries Day is an important event because for 2015, I want to involve more …

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Valerie meets pupils from Mayfield Preparatory School at the House of Commons

February 6th, 2015
Mayfield Prepratory School

On Thursday 5 February 2015, Valerie met pupils from Mayfield Preparatory School for a question and answer session organised by the Parliament Education Service at the House of Commons. Valerie said: “I was delighted to meet pupils from Mayfield Preparatory …

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Valerie marks National Voter Registration Day

February 6th, 2015

Thursday 5 February 2015 is National Voter Registration Day. Valerie is reminding residents of Walsall South to register so they can vote on Thursday 7 May 2015 when the General and Local Elections will be held. Valerie said: “National Voter …

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The Magna Carta and Parliament

February 5th, 2015
Magna Carta

As part of the celebrations for the 800 anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, on Thursday 5 February 2015 Valerie viewed the four remaining copies of the 1215 Magna Carta originals in Parliament. Valerie said: “It was a …

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