Business Question 20 October 2016

October 20th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

On 20 October 2016, as Shadow Leader of the House, I started Business questions by calling for the Government to announce the forthcoming business.   Below is my full speech in full:   When I was first appointed to this …

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Merrions Wood awarded Green Flag Status

October 15th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

On Friday 14 October 2016 I visited Merrions Wood, which received the prestigious Green Flag Award 2016/17, to raise the green flag. Preb Revd Martin Rutter (Trustee) and Friends Group Committee members, Bob Winkle (chair), Heather Allen and Carrie Rogers. …

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Business Question 13 October 2016

October 13th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

On the Thursday 13 October 2016, as Shadow Leader of the House, I started Business questions by calling for the Government to announce the forthcoming business.   Below is my full speech in full:   I thank the Leader of …

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Valerie is appointed Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

October 10th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

I am delighted to have been appointed to the role of Shadow Leader of the House of Commons by the Leader of HM Opposition Jeremy Corbyn MP.   As Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, I am a member …

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Valerie welcomes Indian civil servants to Parliament

September 23rd, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

On Thursday 23 September 2016, I welcomed a delegation of Indian Civil Servants to Parliament.   I gave a speech on the role of an MP. I talked about how MPs balance various commitments and prioritise their time between their …

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Government postpones Land Registry privatisation

September 17th, 2016

The Government has put on hold its plans to sell off the Land Registry, whilst ministers review responses to the Government’s consultation.   At Business of the House on Thursday 26 May 2016, I raised this important issue with The …

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Valerie chairs Westminster Hall Debate on Prison Safety

September 15th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

On Thursday 15 September 2016, I chaired a Westminster Hall Debate on Prison Safety.   Robert Neill MP, Chair of the Justice Committee, moved the debate and the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice, Sam Gyimah MP responded.   The …

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Valerie calls for a debate on the NHS

September 15th, 2016
Valerie Vaz MP

I am alarmed that NHS Walsall CCG may have to find savings of £22 million. This is going to have a direct effect on the Manor Hospital and social services in Walsall.   On 15 September 2016, I asked the …

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