Health Committee Hears Evidence on Care.Data programme

March 8th, 2014
Valerie speaks at Health Committee regarding care.data 3

On Tuesday 25 February 2014, the Health Select Committee, of which Valerie is a member, heard evidence on the proposed Care.Data database. Valerie said: “I am alarmed that Atos, which has been widely criticised for its role in ‘Fitness for …

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Health Committee publishes Report on Public Health England

March 7th, 2014
Valerie Vaz MP

On Wednesday 26 February 2014, the Health Select Committee, of which Valerie is a member, published its report on Public Health England. Valerie said: “At our evidence hearing with Public Health England I asked why Public Health England had said …

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Valerie raises Burma at Foreign and Commonwealth Office questions

March 5th, 2014
Valerie raises Burma at FCO questions - Tues 4th March

On Tuesday 4th March, Valerie drew question 10 at Foreign and Commonwealth questions in the House of Commons. Valerie asked: “What discussions he had during his recent visit to Burma.” The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Mr Hugo …

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Valerie attends ‘We Still Make Things’ : Manufacturing in the Black Country

March 5th, 2014
Valerie with James Sopwith & Emma Cromarty from ADI group

On Wednesday 5th March, Valerie attended an event in the House of Commons dedicated to manufacturing in Birmingham and the Black Country. Valerie said: “At the event I met and spoke with a number of companies and manufacturers who work …

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Planting starts at George Rose Community Garden, Darlaston

March 1st, 2014
Valerie with Alison from Council, Sue from Wildlife Trust

On Saturday 1st March 2014, Valerie helped with planting at George Rose Community Garden, on Herbert’s Park Road. Valerie said: “I was delighted to help plant a new hedgerow at George Rose Community Garden, which has been funded by Birmingham …

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Valerie speaks in debate on extending representation in Parliament

February 28th, 2014
Valerie speaks at debate on gender

On Thursday 27th February 2014, Valerie gave a speech on gender in the chamber. Valerie said: “As many Members will know, people in a number of professions—including some in Parliament—used to say things like “This is not a woman’s job”, …

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Valerie launches BikeRight cycling initiative at SureStart Palfrey Children’s Centre

February 28th, 2014
Valerie with Beccy Marston & Lesley Easter

On Friday 28th February 2014, Valerie launched a cycling initiative at SureStart Palfrey Children’s Centre. Valerie said: “I had an opportunity to ride on a bike that was provided by BikeRight to launch this initiative in Walsall South. Palfrey Sure …

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Valerie and Residents meet Council Officers to discuss Walstead Road Speed Humps

February 28th, 2014
Valerie with residents of Walstead Road

On Friday 28 February 2014, Valerie and residents met with representatives of Walsall MBC to discuss problems which have resulted from the installation of speed humps on Walstead Road. Valerie said: “I was delighted that so many residents turned out …

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