Valerie raises student voter registration

June 9th, 2016
VV speaks in chamber

On 9th June 2016, I intervened on Wayne David MP (Labour MP for Caerphilly) in the Chamber on the approval of the draft European Union Referendum (Voter Registration) Regulations 2016 amid concerns over the crash of the online registration system. …

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Valerie attends Association of Colleges Gold Awards

June 8th, 2016
AOC

It was a pleasure to attend to the AoC Gold Awards reception hosted by Kelvin Hopkins MP and with an inspiring opening speech by Peter Kyle MP on Wednesday 8 June 2016.   The AoC Gold Awards recognise and celebrate …

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Valerie speaks at ‘New Dawn’ unveiling.

June 7th, 2016
VV New Dawn

On 7 June 2016, I was honoured to perform a reading at the reception to celebrate the permanent installation of New Dawn, which took place in Westminster Hall and was attended by Mr Speaker, Rt Hon John Bercow MP, the …

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Valerie calls for the abolition of the Severn Crossing tolls

June 7th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

When the Chancellor of the Exchequer presented his Budget to Parliament on Wednesday 16 March 2016 he said that the Government will half the Severn Crossing tolls by 2018. At Treasury questions on 7 June 2016, I asked if the …

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Valerie chairs Westminster Hall debate on the restriction of fireworks

June 6th, 2016
VV chairs fireworks

As a member of the Panel of Chairs, on Monday 6 June 2016, I chaired a Westminster Hall debate on E-petition 109702 relating to restricting the use of fireworks.   The debate was led by David Mackintosh MP, a member …

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Valerie attends the 25th Anniversary of the Shree Ram Mandir Temple in Walsall

June 1st, 2016
25th Anniversary Shree Ram Mandir 27.5.16

I was delighted to attend the 25 year celebrations of the inception of the Shree Ram Mandir temple in Ford street on Friday 27 May 2016. There was a week of celebrations at the Temple- among the events was the …

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EU Referendum 23 June 2016: Register to vote by 7 June 2016

May 29th, 2016
EU Leaflet 27.5.16

The EU referendum will be held on the 23 June 2016 and if you are not on the register you can still register to vote by 7 June 2016.   Our membership in the EU offers us a range of …

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Valerie calls for an urgent debate on the Land Registry

May 27th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

I have been contacted by many of my constituents opposed to the provisions to privatise the Land Registry. At Business of the House on Thursday 26 May 2016, I raised this important issue with The Deputy Leader of the House …

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