Valerie raises the issue of Kashmir at FCO questions

July 12th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

With recent instances of violence and tension between the two countries, India and Pakistan, most recently, on Monday 11 July 2016 in which 30 protesters were killed and 200 more injured in clashes with security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir, I …

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Valerie attends the Indo-British APPG

July 12th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

On Tuesday 12 July 2016, I attended the Indo-British All-Party Parliamentary Group annual general meeting and was pleased to be one of the vice-chairs of the APPG.   The APPG is chaired by Virendra Sharma MP.

Valerie chairs Westminster Hall debate on North Middlesex Hospital Trust

July 12th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

On Tuesday 12 July 2016, I chaired the Westminster Hall debate on North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, which was moved by Joan Ryan MP who secured the Westminster Hall debate following a Care Quality Commission (CQC) report which found …

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Valerie meets delegates of the Senate and National Assembly of Pakistan

July 12th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

I was delighted to speak to the members of the Senate and National Assembly of Pakistan on Tuesday 12 July 2016.   The delegation had a full schedule and i was asked to speak to them about the Governance of …

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Valerie marks Srebrenica Memorial Day

July 11th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

Monday 11 July 2016 was the 21st anniversary of the worst atrocity on European soil since World War Two when over 8,000 men and boys were murdered because of their faith.   I signed the Srebrenica Memorial Book of pledges …

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Valerie calls for an urgent statement on Care.Data

July 7th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

At Business Questions to the leader of the House I raised the issue of the ending of the care.data scheme. The Government published the Caldicott report into the scheme on Wednesday 6 July 2016 on the same day as the …

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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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