Business Questions 24 May 2018

May 24th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I asked the Leader of the House if she could confirm whether any of the Bills relating to Europe will be debated in this place before the European Council meeting scheduled for 28 and 29 June? This Minority Government is …

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Parliament lends Andrew Tift painting to The New Art Gallery Walsall

May 23rd, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I am delighted that this painting by our local artist Andrew Tift, which is on display at Parliament, will be exhibited at our iconic internationally renowned gallery in Walsall.   The exhibition – entitled Andrew Tift: Immortalise – focuses on …

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Valerie speaks at Emergency Debate on Private Members’ Bills Money Resolutions

May 21st, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

On 21 May 2018, as Shadow Leader of the House I spoke in the Emergency Debate on Private Members’ Bills Money Resolutions. An emergency debate is a debate called at short notice in the House of Commons on a matter …

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Valerie Supports Dementia Action Week

May 20th, 2018
Dementia Action Week - Shadow Cabinet

On Tuesday 22 May 2018 the shadow cabinet took part in a dementia awareness training session as part of Dementia Action Week.   Organised by Barbara Keeley, Shadow Minister for Social Care, the training covered awareness that everyone’s experience of dementia …

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Business Question 17 May 2018

May 17th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I asked the Leader of the House when the Withdrawal Bill will be brought back to the House of Commons and when the customs Bill will come to the House on Report and Third Reading. The animal welfare Bill, the …

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Delves Infants School visit to Parliament

May 15th, 2018
Valerie Vaz  MP

I welcomed students from Delves Infant School to Parliament on 15 May.   I spoke about my work in Parliament and Walsall South and the pupils also had the opportunity to ask me questions. To find out more about how …

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Valerie responds to urgent question

May 11th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

As Shadow Leader of the House, I responded to an urgent question on 10 May 2018 to the Leader of the House on the Government’s policy on introducing money resolutions for private Members’ Bills. Below is my speech in full: …

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Valerie meets with parliamentary delegation from Malta

May 10th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

As a member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, on Wednesday 9 May 2018, I met with a delegation of Members from the House of Representatives in Malta as part of a bilateral exchange which took part from Tuesday 8 – …

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Business Questions 10 May 2018

May 10th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

I asked the Leader of the House when the so-called customs Bill—the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill—and the Trade Bill have their Report stage and Third Reading, and, more importantly, ​when will the withdrawal agreement and implementation Bill be introduced? I …

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Walsall South companies feature in ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’

May 9th, 2018
Valerie Vaz MP

Two companies in Walsall South will be featured in London Stock Exchange Group’s flagship ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2018. These are Baldwins Holdings Ltd and Jhoots Healthcare Ltd.   The is the London Stock Exchange’s 5th annual list which …

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