Valerie co-sponsors Bill: Government defeated as Bill on Bedroom Tax moves to Committee stage.

September 5th, 2014
Valerie Vaz

On Friday 5 September 2014, Valerie Vaz MP, Walsall South, sponsored and voted for the Affordable Homes Bill in the House of Commons which contains measures to address the worst effects of the Bedroom Tax. Valerie Vaz MP said: “Many …

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Valerie raises Jobmatch website at Leader’s Questions

September 4th, 2014
Valerie raises Jobmatch website at Leader's Questions

At Leader’s Questions on 4 September 2014, Valerie raised the issue of the Government’s Jobmatch website having been contacted by one of her constituents. Valerie asked: “Could we have an urgent debate on the Universal Jobmatch website? My constituent Wendy …

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Valerie Supports 10 Minute Rule Bill on Wild Animals in Circuses.

September 3rd, 2014
Valerie attends Wild Animals in Circuses motion

On Wednesday 3 September 2014, Valerie attended the 10 Minute Rule motion proposed by Jim Fitzpatrick MP, on legislation relating to wild animals in circuses. Valerie said: “In his speech Jim Fitzpatrick proposed the bill to ban wild animals from …

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PM Statement on EU Council, Security & the Middle East

September 1st, 2014

On Monday 1 September 2014, the Prime Minister, Rt Hon David Cameron MP, delivered a statement regarding the EU Council, Security and the Middle East. The Prime Minister said: “With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement …

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Valerie Visits Great Barr Park

August 23rd, 2014
Valerie at Great Barr Park

On Thursday 21 August 2014, Valerie visited Great Barr Park to see the site of a planning application by Bovis Homes. Valerie said: “There has been a lot of interest in the issue of landscaping on Great Barr Park by …

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Valerie visits Netherhall Residents

August 21st, 2014
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On Thursday 21 August 2014, Valerie met with residents of the Netherhall Estate who are angry with flaws in their new-build homes. Valerie said: “A number of my constituents who live on the Netherhall Estate have contacted me to say …

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Valerie receives confirmation of new Postbox outside Moxley Post Office

August 8th, 2014
Valerie Vaz MP

Valerie Vaz MP said: “I arranged a meeting with residents and Mr Richard Lynds of Post Office Ltd after residents contacted me with concerns about the relocation of Moxley Post Office. Some residents welcomed the relocation and others were opposed …

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Statement on Gaza

August 5th, 2014

Valerie has issued this statement on Gaza: “Many of you have contacted me about the terrible situation in Gaza, more than on any other issue. It was unacceptable for Israel to bomb a UN school. The loss of life of …

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