Valerie tabled an EDM on Gender Equality.

March 10th, 2015

On Tuesday 10 March 2015 Valerie tabled an Early day Motion on Gender Equality. “That this House welcomes the broadcast of the BBC’s documentary India’s Daughter, which draws attention to the rape and murder of Jyoti Singh and other women; …

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Valerie met with members of the General Union of Palestinian Students

March 9th, 2015
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On Wednesday 4 March 2015 Valerie was presented with a commemorative shield made in Bethlehem from olive wood by the General Union of Palestinian Students for voting in favour of recognising the state of Palestine in a debate in the …

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Valerie meets Walsall’s Louisa Cockbill at SET for Britain event in Parliament

March 9th, 2015
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On Monday 9 March 2015 Valerie attended the Science, Engineering & Technology (SET) for Britain event in Parliament. Valerie said: “I was delighted to welcome Louisa Cockbill to Parliament. Louisa grew up in Walsall South attending Chuckery Primary School, Aldridge …

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Valerie attends Institution and Licensing of the Rev’d Gilbert David as Team Vicar of Darlaston and Moxley

March 8th, 2015
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On Sunday 1 March 2015, Valerie attended the institution and licensing of the Rev’d Gilbert David as Team Vicar of Darlaston and Moxley at All Saint’s Church, Darlaston. Valerie said: “I was delighted to be in the congregation to welcome …

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Valerie raises awareness of epilepsy in a debate

February 26th, 2015
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On Thursday 26 February 2015 Valerie Vaz, Member of Parliament for Walsall South and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Epilepsy, spoke in a Back Bench Business Debate secured by Laura Sandys, Member of Parliament for South Thanet. …

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Valerie secures commitment from Health Minister and Shadow Health Secretary to support John’s Campaign

February 25th, 2015
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On Thursday 26 February 2015 Valerie met with the Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP, Minister of State for Care and Support, and the Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health, with members of John’s Campaign. Valerie …

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Statement on Sex-Selection Amendment to the Serious Crimes Bill

February 24th, 2015

“Many of you have contacted me about the sex-selection abortion amendment to the Serious Crimes Bill. I consider sex selection a major human rights crisis in many parts of the world that Parliament needs to consider. Sex selection is a …

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House of Commons Commission Bill

February 24th, 2015
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On Tuesday 24 February 2015 Valerie attended the conclusion of the House of Commons Commission Bill which makes changes to the House of Commons Commission the governing body of the Commons. Valerie was a member of the Select Committee that …

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