Valerie backs Royal Society of Chemistry’s call for more Specialist Science Teachers in School

June 11th, 2014
Lesley Yellowlees, Royal Society of Chemistry

Valerie hosted a Parliamentary Event on Tuesday 10 June 2014 to celebrate the tenure of Professor Lesley Yellowlees as the president of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). The event followed the release of the RSC report into chemistry education …

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Valerie meets with Kenya women MPs

June 10th, 2014
Valerie with Kenyan women politicians

On Tuesday 10 June 2014, Valerie attended a meeting with women members of the Kenyan parliament. Valerie said: ” The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association ( CPA) organised this meeting which gave British Parliamentarians an opportunity to meet with the Kenyan Women’s …

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Valerie speaks at Queen’s Speech debate

June 9th, 2014
Valerie speaks at Queen's Speech debate in the House of Commons

On Monday 9 June 2014, Valerie gave a speech in the House of Commons at the Queen’s Speech debate. Valerie called into question the Government’s claims of building a stronger economy and a fairer society. Valerie Vaz MP said: “The …

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Valerie on BBC Sunday Politics Show

June 8th, 2014
Valerie appears on BBC Sunday Politics Midlands

On Sunday 8 June 2014 Valerie was a guest on the BBC Sunday Politics West Midlands Show. Topics for discussion included the Queen’s Speech, Garden Cities, Modern Slavery, the recent Local and European Elections, Fire Service Control Rooms and the …

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Valerie calls on Government to fund insulin patch pumps

June 7th, 2014
Valerie Vaz MP Silverstar

On Monday 9 June 2014, Valerie Vaz MP, Walsall South, called on the Health Secretary to make insulin patch pumps available to sufferers of Type 1 Diabetes on the NHS. The picture shows Valerie with Grace Ryder at the Fayre …

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Cllr Tim Oliver 28 May 1957 – 24 May 2014

June 5th, 2014
Tim Oliver

Valerie attended the Memorial Service for Councillor Tim Oliver, Leader of the Labour Group on Walsall Council, at Walsall Town Hall on Thursday 5 June 2014. Valerie said: “The service was a fitting tribute to a wonderful public servant. Councillor …

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22 May 2014: Local and European Elections

May 27th, 2014
Valerie at a Walsall polling station for 2014 local and euro elections

On Thursday 22 May 2014, 20 Walsall Council seats were contested as well as the European elections. Valerie said: “This year in Walsall there were local elections with one third of the Council up for re-election. The results for Walsall …

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Valerie presents prizes at Khalsa Football Federation Tournament

May 26th, 2014
Valerie gives prizes to men's team

On Sunday 25 May 2014, Valerie presented prizes at the Khalsa Football Federation Tournament. Valerie said: “This was a very exciting tournament ending in a final which went into extra time and a penalty shoot out. The winners were Leicester …

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