Valerie chairs Westminster Hall debate

April 19th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

On Tuesday 19 April 2016, I chaired a Westminster Hall debate on Unaccompanied Children. The debate was moved by Mr David Burrowes MP.   The debate focused on the UK’s responsibility to separated children as they arrive in this country, …

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Valerie supports Anglesey Day in Parliament

April 19th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

On Tuesday 19 April 2016, I  attended the Anglesey Day event in Parliament where I met small businesses including food and drink producers based in Anglesey to discuss issues they are currently facing.   I was delighted to meet Rhian Williams of Plas …

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Urgent question on Junior Doctor’s Contracts

April 18th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

An Urgent question requested by the Shadow Health Secretary Heidi Alexander was granted by mr Speaker on Monday 18th April 2016 on Junior Doctor Contracts. I asked the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP:   Valerie Vaz: I …

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Valerie asks about the Steel Industry at Defence questions

April 18th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

On Monday 18th April 2016 during defence questions , there was a question on defence spending. I wanted to raise spending on the steel industry so I asked: :   Valarie Vaz : What defence spending can the Minister guarantee for …

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Valerie attends the Vaisakhi festival

April 17th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

On 17 April I attended the Vaisakhi festival which celebrates the the Punjabi new year falling on the first day of Vaisakh which is the first solar month of the Punjabi calendar and marks the birth of the Khalsa in …

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Valerie chairs Westminster Hall debate

April 13th, 2016
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I chaired a Westminster Hall debate on the Procedure for debating and voting on Private Members’ Bills on Wednesday 13 April 2016.as a member of the Speaker’s Panel of Chairs.   The debate was moved by Jeff Smith MP who …

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Urgent Question on Junior Doctor’s Contracts

March 24th, 2016
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There was an Urgent question granted by Mr Speaker to HM Opposition on the Junior Doctors contract on Thursday 24 March 2016:   Valerie Vaz: If the Minister really wants to avert the strike, I suggest he writes to the BMA …

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Valerie intervenes in Back bench debate on Court Closures

March 24th, 2016

At the Backbench debate on the 24 March 2016 on Court Closures, I wanted to highlight the fact that the IT system which was introduced to  make it easier to access the court was not operating efficiently and effectively. So I …

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