Professor Robert Lustig in Parliament on Sugar

July 9th, 2014
Food Standards Agency Traffic Light System

To a packed Committee room in the House of Lords on Wednesday 9 July 2014 Professor Robert Lustig outlined his strategy on Sugar. The meeting was Chaired by Baroness Floella Benjamin. Valerie said: “Professor Lustig said that action has to …

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Delegated Legislation Committee scrutinise the Draft Green Deal Order 2014

July 9th, 2014
Deg leg Cttee 9 July 2014

On Wednesday 9 July 2014, a Delegated Legislation Committee scrutinised the Draft Green Deal (Qualifying Energy Improvements) (Amendments) Order 2014. Valerie said: “I asked the Minister if he could provide a breakdown of the take-up of the green deal in …

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Valerie supports Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education Bill

July 7th, 2014

On Tuesday 7 July 2014, Valerie supported the Personal, Social, health and Economic Education Bill, which was presented by Caroline Lucas MP. PERSONAL, SOCIAL, HEALTH AND ECONOMIC EDUCATION (STATUTORY REQUIREMENT) BILL. Presentation and FirstReading (Standing Order No. 57) Caroline Lucas, …

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Valerie attends Foodbank Collection

July 6th, 2014
Valerie with Nikki Jennings

On Friday 4 July 2014, Valerie attended a foodbank collection at the Tesco Extra Store on Wisemore in collaboration with the Trussell Trust and FareShare. Valerie said: “I was pleased to be able to lend my support to the three …

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Valerie attends free curry meal for homeless people during Ramadan

July 4th, 2014
Valerie Vaz MP with Walsall Street Ministry

On Friday 4 July 2014, Valerie attended a gathering for homeless people in Walsall during Ramadan which was organised jointly by the Oak Tree Trust and the Midlands International Aid Trust at the Crossing at St Paul’s on Darwall Street. …

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Valerie holds meeting for residents of Walstead Road

July 4th, 2014
Valerie Vaz MP with residents and Council Officers

On Friday 4 July 2014, Valerie and local residents met with Council Officers at Delves Community Baptist Church to discuss problems which have resulted from the installation of speed humps on Walstead Road without meaningful consultation. Valerie said: “I arranged …

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Health Committee publishes Report on managing Long-Term Conditions

July 4th, 2014
Health Committee publishes Report on managing Long-Term Conditions

On Thursday 3 July 2014, the Health Select Committee of which Valerie Vaz, Member of Parliament for Walsall South is a member, published its Second Report of Session 2014-15 into the Management of Long-Term Conditions. Valerie Vaz MP said: “In …

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Valerie presents Beacon Heights Bus Petition

July 3rd, 2014
Valerie present Beacon Heights Bus Petition to the House of Commons

On Wednesday 2 July 2014, Valerie Vaz MP, Walsall South, presented a petition of 65 signatures to Parliament calling for a bus service to be introduced serving residents of the Beacon Heights Park Homes site after 7pm and on Sundays. …

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