Valerie calls for an emergency debate

July 13th, 2017
SO24 13Jul17

I called for an emergency debate in Parliament to be held on Monday 17 July on the lack of Commons business under the rules of Standing Order No. 24 (SO24). SO24 is a rule that allows an MP to ask …

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Business Questions 13 July 2017

July 13th, 2017
LotH 13Jul17

As Shadow Leader of the House I raised various issues with the Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom MP, at Business Questions including why the Government are refusing to schedule debates. My speech is below:   I thank the Leader …

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Valerie welcomes inquiry into contaminated blood

July 12th, 2017

The government’s announcement of an inquiry into the NHS contaminated blood scandal is long overdue. It has been over 45 years since people were first infected with hepatitis and HIV from NHS-supplied contaminated blood and blood products, which caused 2, …

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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
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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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