Valerie Speaks at an Elderly Care Conference

July 14th, 2014
Elderly Care 2014

On Monday 7 July 2014 Valerie spoke at Elderly Care 2014, a conference organised by the British Journal of Hospital Medicine. The conference focused on the clinical implications of ageing and its relevance to practice. Valerie was asked to talk …

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Valerie meets with Residents following Post Office Move

July 11th, 2014
Valerie Vaz MP with residents

On Friday 11 July 2014, Valerie met with residents and a representative from the Post Office after the Post Office on Burns Road, Moxley was closed a replaced by a Post Office at Kendrick Road, Moxley. Valerie said: “Residents contacted …

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Valerie supports the campaign for every child to join local library

July 11th, 2014
Valerie Vaz 1

Valerie supported a campaign run by the charity The Reading Agency to encourage all primary school children to join their local library and take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge – the UK’s largest reading for pleasure promotion for …

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Valerie raises NHS at Leader’s questions

July 10th, 2014
Valerie asks for NHS statement at Leader's questions

On Thursday 10 July 2014, Valerie asked for an urgent NHS statement at Leader of the House questions. Valerie asked: “May we have an urgent statement on patient budgets and the change of policy by NHS England? Without a statement …

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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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