Mindful Gifts CIC Shop Darlaston

April 23rd, 2015

“This is my selfie with Vicki Phipps the founder/director of her brilliant shop in Darlaston High Street. Vikki had the excellent idea to set up a shop with gifts and useful products, Daily Living Aids for people with Dementia and …

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Valerie visits the Minhaj Pleck Youth Club

April 23rd, 2015

“I visited the Minhaj Pleck Youth Club to talk to some young members of the club and their parents. I spoke about how I got into politics and the values of the Labour Party. I also spoke about the work …

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Labour’s Housing Policy

April 21st, 2015

“Only labour will build 200,000 more homes a year by 2020, is committed to affordable housing and will scrap the bedroom tax.” “Britain’s housing shortage is part of the cost-of-living crisis. Millions of working people cannot buy the homes they …

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Labour street stalls in Darlaston and Walsall Town Centres

April 18th, 2015

“It was wonderful to meet so many local residents on Saturday at the Labour Street Stalls in Walsall Town Centre and Darlaston Town Centre. I was with former Cllr Bill Madeley, Cllr Keith Chambers, Cllr Ian Robertson and Cllr Doug …

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Labour launch our Women’s Manifesto

April 17th, 2015

“The Government’s cuts have disproportionately affected women. Labour’s manifesto outlines plans to tackle the gender pay gap and enable child-minding grandparents time off work.” “Labour’s women’s manifesto also sets out measures to: • Tackle low pay, by increasing the minimum …

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Labour will provide one on one career advice to students

April 16th, 2015

“Labour has announced our education manifesto, A Better Plan for Education, which sees every teenager getting guaranteed one-to-one advice to plot their pathway to work.” “Labour have set out a plan to raise standards and increase opportunities for all young …

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Dalkeith Street Super Cleaning Thursday

April 16th, 2015
Valerie visits Dalkeith Street

“When I visited Dalkeith Street last week residents told me about the litter and the fly-tipping. Thanks to local activist Shokt Fiasal and Cllr Khizar Hussein, Walsall Council agreed to a super clean. The Clean and Green Service did a …

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Labour launch our Childcare Plan

April 15th, 2015
Valerie at a Sure Start Centre

“Our Childcare Plan for the next Parliament to help working parents has been launched. The rising costs of childcare is putting even more pressure on parents who are already struggling with the cost-of-living crisis.” “I am delighted a future Labour …

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