Valerie attends Foodbank Collection

July 6th, 2014
Valerie with Nikki Jennings

On Friday 4 July 2014, Valerie attended a foodbank collection at the Tesco Extra Store on Wisemore in collaboration with the Trussell Trust and FareShare. Valerie said: “I was pleased to be able to lend my support to the three …

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Valerie attends free curry meal for homeless people during Ramadan

July 4th, 2014
Valerie Vaz MP with Walsall Street Ministry

On Friday 4 July 2014, Valerie attended a gathering for homeless people in Walsall during Ramadan which was organised jointly by the Oak Tree Trust and the Midlands International Aid Trust at the Crossing at St Paul’s on Darwall Street. …

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Valerie holds meeting for residents of Walstead Road

July 4th, 2014
Valerie Vaz MP with residents and Council Officers

On Friday 4 July 2014, Valerie and local residents met with Council Officers at Delves Community Baptist Church to discuss problems which have resulted from the installation of speed humps on Walstead Road without meaningful consultation. Valerie said: “I arranged …

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Health Committee publishes Report on managing Long-Term Conditions

July 4th, 2014
Health Committee publishes Report on managing Long-Term Conditions

On Thursday 3 July 2014, the Health Select Committee of which Valerie Vaz, Member of Parliament for Walsall South is a member, published its Second Report of Session 2014-15 into the Management of Long-Term Conditions. Valerie Vaz MP said: “In …

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Valerie presents Beacon Heights Bus Petition

July 3rd, 2014
Valerie present Beacon Heights Bus Petition to the House of Commons

On Wednesday 2 July 2014, Valerie Vaz MP, Walsall South, presented a petition of 65 signatures to Parliament calling for a bus service to be introduced serving residents of the Beacon Heights Park Homes site after 7pm and on Sundays. …

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Health Committee hears evidence on Patient Data

July 2nd, 2014
Valerie at Health Select Committee on care.data

On Tuesday 1 July 2014 the Health Select Committee, of which Valerie is a member, heard evidence on the Handling of NHS Patients Data. Valerie said: “After I questioned Sir Nick Partridge, director of the Health and Social Care Information …

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Valerie raises court translators at Justice questions

July 1st, 2014
Valerie raises court translators at Justice questions

On Tuesday 1 July 2014, Valerie was listed at No 14 at Justice questions in the House of Commons. Valerie asked: “What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of provision of interpreters and translation services in court?” The …

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Valerie asks for legal advice to the PM to be published

June 27th, 2014
Valerie raises Coulson trial legal advice at Leader's questions

On Thursday 26 June 2014, Valerie asked the Leader of the House, Rt Hon Andrew Lansley: “In the light of Mr Justice Saunders’ comments in the Coulson trial, could we have an urgent debate to publish the legal advice given …

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