Health Select Committee hears evidence from Health Secretary and the Chief Executive of NHS England

December 9th, 2014
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On Tuesday 9 December 2014, the Health Select Committee, of which Valerie is a member, heard evidence for the Committee’s inquiry into Public Expenditure from the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health; Una O’Brien CB, Permanent …

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Valerie speaks in debate on Small Business Saturday

December 6th, 2014
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Valerie intervened in a Westminster Hall Debate on Thursday 4 December 2014 on Small Business Saturday which is to take place on 6 December 2014. Valerie said: “Small Businesses make a vital and often understated contribution to our communities. Small …

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House of Commons Governance Select Committee – Thursday 4 December 2014

December 5th, 2014
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On Thursday 4 December 2014, the House of Commons Governance of the House Committee, of which Valerie is a member, heard evidence from Rt Hon Lord Judge, former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales; Sir Kevin Tebbit, KCB CMG …

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Valerie tables EDM on John’s Campaign: visiting rights for dementia patients in hospital

December 4th, 2014

Valerie Vaz, Member of Parliament for Walsall South, has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) supporting John’s Campaign. This campaign was started by Nicci Gerrard and is campaigning for the right for family representatives to stay with relatives who suffer …

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House of Commons Governance Select Committee – Wednesday 3 December 2014

December 3rd, 2014
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On Wednesday 3 December 2014, the House of Commons Governance of the House Committee, of which Valerie is a member, heard evidence from Sir Robert Rogers, the former Clerk of the House of Commons and Chief Executive, on his views …

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Valerie calls for Justice for Moses

December 3rd, 2014
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On Wednesday 3 December 2014 Valerie called for justice for Moses in support of Amnesty International’s Campaign. Valerie said: “Moses was only 16 when he was arrested by the Nigerian Army, shot in the hand, beaten on the head and …

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House of Commons Governance Select Committee – Tuesday 2 December 2014

December 2nd, 2014
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On Tuesday 2 December 2014, the House of Commons Governance of the House Committee, of which Valerie is a member, heard evidence from three former Clerks of the House: Sir Malcolm Jack KCB; Sir William McKay KCB, Sir Roger Sands …

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Valerie Tabled EDM on the use of Sexual Violence in Conflict in Burma

December 2nd, 2014

On Tuesday 2 December 2014 Valerie tabled an Early Day Motion on the use of sexual violence by the Burmese Army. “That this House condemns the continuing use of rape as a weapon of war and the recent escalation in …

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