Statement on independent complaints and grievance policy

December 21st, 2017
Valerie Vaz MP

I replied to the Leader of the House’s statement on the progress of the working group looking into Parliament’s independent complaints and grievance policy, of which I am a member. My response to the statement is in full below: I …

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Business Questions 21 December 2017

December 21st, 2017
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At Business Questions this week, I asked for adequate time for a debate and vote on Accountable Care Organisations in relation to an integrated health and social care system. The last time this Government tried to reorganise the NHS with …

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European Union Withdrawal Bill Committee Stage – Day 8

December 21st, 2017

On Wednesday 20 December 2017 the House debated the eighth and final day of the Committee stage of the EU Bill which is a Committee of the Whole House. A Committee of the Whole House takes place in the House …

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Valerie visits Walsall Council’s Black Country Impact Team

December 15th, 2017
Valerie Vaz MP

In Walsall today I visited Walsall Council’s Black Country Impact Team who were based at St Paul’s at the Crossing. The team help young people sign up for apprenticeships, traineeships, training courses, coaching, work placements, and can provide self-employment advice, …

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Valerie supports Postal Workers

December 15th, 2017
Valerie Vaz MP

I celebrated National Postal Workers Day and support Labour’s plan to renationalise the Royal Mail and end cuts to the Post Office network. To mark National Postal Workers Day on the 12th December 2017, I praised the posties serving Walsall …

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Business Questions 14 December 2017

December 14th, 2017
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I remembered those who died at Glenfell Tower and asked why the Prime Minister has not, 6 months later, failed to meet her own three week target to rehouse everybody affected by the tragedy. Here is my speech at Business …

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European Union Withdrawal Bill Committee Stage – Day 7

December 14th, 2017
Meaningful Vote

On Wednesday 13 December 2017 we had the seventh day of debate of The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill’s Committee of the Whole House. A Committee of the Whole House takes place in the House of Commons Chamber and is presided …

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Valerie writes to the Chancellor to correct the record

December 13th, 2017

At Business Questions on 7 December 2017 I raised my concerns about the inaccuracy of the comments made by the Chancellor in his financial statement to the House 22 November 2017 on Labour’s history on tackling tax avoidance and evasion. …

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European Union Withdrawal Bill Committee Stage – Day 6

December 13th, 2017

On Tuesday 12 December 2017 the sixth day of the Committee of the Whole House for the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill took place. A Committee of the Whole House takes place in the House of Commons Chamber and is presided …

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Valerie met residents to discuss road traffic safety on Pinfold Lane

December 11th, 2017
Valerie Vaz MP

I met with residents of Beacon Heights on Friday 15 December 2017 to discuss concerns relating to a number of incidents along Pinfold Lane and Old Hall Lane.   I arranged a meeting because a number of residents have either …

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