Valerie visits Manor Hospital to launch the new Gamma Camera

July 7th, 2017
Valerie Vaz MP

I visited Walsall Manor Hospital to see the new state of the art Gamma Camera on Friday 7 July 2017. The new camera will help in the treatment of cancer and other conditions. I met with Richard Kirby, the Chief …

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Business Questions 6 July 2017

July 6th, 2017
LotH 6Jul17

At Business Questions I raised various issues with the Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom MP. My speech is below:   I thank the Leader of the House for the forthcoming business. She made no mention of the specific debates …

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Valerie pledges support for musicians post-Brexit

July 5th, 2017
Muscians Union 2

Today I was pleased to pledge support for professional performers and musicians in Walsall South in their continued work post-Brexit.   At an event held in Parliament, hosted by the Performers’ Alliance All-Party Parliamentary Group, I signed a Musicians’ Union …

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Valerie speaks at Unity in the Community Rally

July 1st, 2017
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I was delighted to speak at the Unity in the Community Rally on Saturday 1 July 2017. We came together in solidarity at The Crossing at St Paul’s, sending a powerful message to the English Defence League (EDL) protesters who …

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Valerie attends St Matthew’s Community Day

July 1st, 2017
Rev and Patti Lane

On Saturday 1 July 2017 I attended St Matthew’s Community Day, an annual event hosted by St Matthew’s Church to bring together the community and families of Walsall. I met with Reverend Jim Trood, the vicar of St Matthew’s Church, …

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Valerie visits LoCal Homes Factory

June 30th, 2017

I was delighted to visit LoCal Homes Factory on Friday 30 June 2017 which uses low carbon timber frames and a range of innovative techniques to build homes that are energy efficient and affordable in Walsall South.   I met …

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Business Questions 29 June 2017

June 29th, 2017
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As Shadow Leader of the House I raised various issues at Business Questions with the Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom MP. My speech is below:   I thank the Leader of the House for the business. I am not …

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Record number of BAME MP’s in Parliament

June 28th, 2017
BAME Photo with Speaker 28Jun17

On Wednesday 28 June 2017 11 new MP’s from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds took their seats in Parliament. This is an increase of BAME MP’s from 41 to 52. Of those, 32 are Labour, 19 Conservatives and one …

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