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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Health Committee hears evidence on Patient Data

July 2nd, 2014
Valerie at Health Select Committee on care.data

On Tuesday 1 July 2014 the Health Select Committee, of which Valerie is a member, heard evidence on the Handling of NHS Patients Data. Valerie said: “After I questioned Sir Nick Partridge, director of the Health and Social Care Information …

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Valerie raises court translators at Justice questions

July 1st, 2014
Valerie raises court translators at Justice questions

On Tuesday 1 July 2014, Valerie was listed at No 14 at Justice questions in the House of Commons. Valerie asked: “What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of provision of interpreters and translation services in court?” The …

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Valerie asks for legal advice to the PM to be published

June 27th, 2014
Valerie raises Coulson trial legal advice at Leader's questions

On Thursday 26 June 2014, Valerie asked the Leader of the House, Rt Hon Andrew Lansley: “In the light of Mr Justice Saunders’ comments in the Coulson trial, could we have an urgent debate to publish the legal advice given …

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Statement on Jimmy Savile inquiry in NHS

June 26th, 2014
Valerie makes intervention in Jeremy Hunt's statement on Jimmy Saville sexual abuses in the NHS

On Thursday 26 June 2014 the Secretary of State for Health made a statement on Jimmy Savile’s criminal activity in the NHS. Valerie asked: “The Secretary of State has been very gracious in his apology, given that he is the …

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Valerie raises DSA cuts at BIS questions

June 26th, 2014
Valerie raises DSA cuts at Business questions

On Thursday 26 June 2014, Valerie asked a question in Topical Questions to the Secretary of State. Valerie asked: “Two-thirds of students on DSA are dyslexic, cuts to DSA affects both the students and the institution and penalises both. Could …

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Valerie attends Westminster Hall Debate on Burma.

June 25th, 2014
Valerie speaks in Westminster Hall debate on Burma

On Wednesday 25 June 2014 Valerie intervened in the Westminster Hall Debate on the situation in Burma and the persecution of the Rohingya and other minorities. Valerie said: “I raised my concerns over the Burmese government’s Census as the Rohingya …

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Valerie meets the Parliamentary delegation from Sudan

June 24th, 2014
Valerie Vaz MP

On Wednesday 24 June 2014, Valerie met with the Parliamentary delegation from Sudan at the House of Commons. Valerie said: “I was pleased to meet with the delegation of women members of parliament from Sudan as part of a visit …

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