Valerie meets Delves Infants School Council

June 29th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

On Friday 26 June 2015, I visited Delves Infants School to meet the members of the School Council. I toured the School with the new Head Teacher Mrs Arnold. During the tour I saw a poster about the Magna Carta …

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Stafford Road Residents’ Meeting

June 26th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

I arranged a meeting on Thursday 25 June 2015 for residents of Stafford Road to put their views to representatives of Centro and National Express, Jon Hayes and Jack Kelly after two new bus routes were added to the road …

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Valerie intervenes in Westminster Hall Debate on Crown Prosecution Service

June 26th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

On Tuesday 24 June 2015 Valerie intervened in a speech by Sir Keir Starmer MP, Holborn and St Pancras, and former Director of Public Prosecutions on the Crown Prosecution Service. Speaking in the debate Valerie said: “I welcome my hon. …

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Valerie attends Parliamentary Links Day 2015

June 23rd, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

On Tuesday 23 June 2015 I attended Parliamentary Links Day 2015 on Science and the new Parliament. I was pleased to to have heard the President Elect of the Royal Society Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize …

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Valerie Speaks at Second Reading of the Education and Adoption Bill

June 22nd, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

On Monday 22 June 2015, Valerie Vaz MP, Walsall South, spoke in the debate on the Education and Adoption Bill which includes provisions to force ‘coasting schools’ to become academies and to remove adoption functions from local authorities. Speaking in …

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Chaos as M6 Junction 9 closure continues

June 19th, 2015
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I have written to the Secretary of State for Transport, Rt Hon Patrick McLaughlin MP as two different dates were published for the reopening of the southbound entry slip road at Junction 9 of the M6. “My constituents contacted me …

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Valerie raises concerns about demonstration in Walsall

June 18th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

I have written to the Home Secretary, the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, the Commander of the Walsall Local Policing Unit and the Chief Executive of Walsall MBC after the English Defence League (EDL) said that it would hold …

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EU Referendum Bill

June 18th, 2015
Valerie Vaz MP

On Thursday 18 June 2015 Parliament debated the EU Referendum Bill. The first vote was on an amendment tabled by the Scottish National Party to allow EU nationals living in Britain to vote in the referendum. I voted against the …

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