Valerie attends open day of Zia-E-Madinah Masjid

May 20th, 2017
Valerie Vaz

On Saturday 20 May 2017 I attended the open day of Zia-E-Madinah Masjid in Darlaston. Themes on display were the Holy Qur’an, the Prophets, Islamic contribution to science, Women in Islam and various Islamic artefacts.   Zia-E-Madinah Masjid has a …

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Valerie visits Palfrey Sure Start

May 18th, 2017
Valerie Vaz

It was a pleasure to visit Palfrey Sure Start’s mother and baby clinic on Thursday 18 May 2017 to meet its hardworking team and see the children enjoying themselves.   The number of designated Sure Start children’s centres has been …

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Valerie chairs Q&A session with Keir Starmer in Walsall

May 17th, 2017
Valerie Vaz

I was delighted to chair a question and answer session with Keir Starmer, Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, at the Park Inn hotel in Walsall on Wednesday 17 May 2017.   Keir took questions from local …

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Masjid Al-Farouq fun day fundraiser

May 10th, 2017
Valerie Vaz

On Saturday 6 May 2017 I went to the fun day at Masjid Al-Farouq to help raise money for the newborn unit at Manor Hospital. The stalls including henna/mehndi, cake stall, and various games, raised funds towards a £20,000 target, …

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Walsall Labour Party General Election Launch

May 9th, 2017
Valerie Vaz

On Tuesday 9 May 2017 Walsall Labour Party launched its General Election campaign outside The New Art Gallery.   The General Election on 8 June will have a profound impact on our area. Our schools are in crisis. Under a …

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Valerie writes to Walsall MBC on grass verge parking

April 25th, 2017

On 24 April 2017, I wrote to the Chief Executive of Walsall MBC to outline my constituents’ concerns on grass verge parking on Walstead Road, and to inform the Council that local authorities have the power to solve this issue. …

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Valerie attends Walking the Fair event in Walsall

April 21st, 2017
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I was delighted to keep a Walsall tradition alive and take part in the ceremony of Walking the Fair, an annual event which dates back as far as 1662. This is a tradition where local stall holders give a donation …

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Business Questions 20 April 2017

April 20th, 2017
LotH 20Apr17

Following the recent announcement of a General Election, Business Questions to the Leader of the House was the last before Parliament is Prorogued and there is a dissolution of Parliament. I raised various issues with the Leader of the House, …

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