Statement on NHS reforms

July 16th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

At the Statement on reforms to the NHS on Thursday 16 July 2015 I asked the Secretary of State for Health a question. I asked: “The Secretary of State has not outlined what steps should be taken to recruit, train …

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Valerie raises closure of M6 Junction 9 in Summer Adjournment Debate

July 16th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

I raised the ongoing closure of Junction 9 of the M6 at the Summer Adjournment debate in the House of Commons on 16 July 2015. Constituents contacted me because they are frustrated and angry at being caught in congestion because …

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Valerie Hosts the Awards for the Sidney Goldberg Competition 2014

July 15th, 2015
Sidney Goldberg award ceremony (81)

On Monday 14 July 2015 I hosted the award ceremony for the Sidney Goldberg Memorial Competition 2014 at the House of Commons. I launched the Competition along with Speaker Rt Hon John Bercow MP in October 2013 to honour the …

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Humanitarian Access to Rakhine State

July 14th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

At Foreign Office Questions on Tuesday 14 July 2015, I asked the Foreign Office Minister about humanitarian access to Rakhine State in Burma. I asked: “Will the Minister raise with the United Nations the possibility of Ban Ki-Moon leading a …

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Valerie tables EDM 290 on support for victims of Sousse terror attack

July 13th, 2015

On Monday 13 July 2015 I tabled EDM (Early Day Motion) 290 on Walsall FC and support for the victims of the terrorist attack in Sousse, Tunisia. The full text of the EDM: That this House commends Walsall Football Club …

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Darlaston Town 1874 FC Family Fun Day

July 11th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

I attended the Darlaston Town FC Family Fun Day on Saturday 11 July 2015. Darlaston 1874 FC are now firmly embedded in their new football home at Bentley Leisure Pavilion. The Family Fun Day took place in brilliant sunshine. Lots of …

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ITV “Central Lobby” Programme

July 9th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

I was a guest on ITV’s Central Lobby Programme on Thursday 9 July 2015. The discussion was dominated by the Budget which took place the previous day. I said that the Chancellor had not addressed the fact that economic productivity …

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Valerie raises support for the breaved and survivors at PMQs

July 8th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

At Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday 8 July 2015, I was drawn at Question 5. “Last Friday at Walsall Football Club’s Stadium there were tears, flowers and Walsall shirts and scarves as we remembered Joel Richards aged 19, his uncle …

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