Darlaston Town (1874) FC & England

June 18th, 2014
Darlaston Town FC & England National Team

On Monday 16 June 2014, Darlaston Town (1874) FC were approved re-entry to the West Midlands Regional League. Valerie said: “I am delighted to hear the news that the club’s application to re-join the League was unanimously approved by member …

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Government votes against Labour’s Amendments on Finance Bill Committee

June 17th, 2014

The Finance Bill committee, of which Valerie is a member, met for the final time on Tuesday 17 June 2014. The Bill has now entered the Report stage. Valerie said: “Labour tabled important amendments to the Finance Bill, and the …

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Valerie meets with National Union of Teachers

June 17th, 2014
Valerie Vaz MP with members of the NUT

On Friday 13 June 2014, Valerie met with members of the National Union of Teachers from Walsall to hear their concerns about the Government education policies. Valerie said: “I was pleased to meet with members of the NUT to hear …

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Valerie raises care leavers and apprenticeships at Education Questions

June 16th, 2014
Valerie asks question at Education questions

On Monday 16 June 2014, Valerie asked the Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise, Matthew Hancock MP, about care leavers’ access to apprenticeships. Valerie asked: “Will the Minister say what support he will give care leavers to access high-quality …

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Valerie welcomes Whitehall Junior Community School to Parliament

June 12th, 2014
Valerie with the children from Whitehall Junior Community School

On Thursday 12 June 2014, Valerie met with Whitehall Junior Community School in Parliament for a Q&A session. Valerie said: “I was delighted to meet with the members of the school council for the school. There were some excellent questions …

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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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