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Yesterday, Valerie joined Fairtrade Ambassador and five time Olympic gold medallist, Sir Steve Redgrave, in Parliament in a bid to break the record for the world’s longest bunting.
The world record attempt is to mark this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight and to highlight the Fairtrade Foundation’s ‘Great Cotton Stitch-Up’ campaign - a drive to end unfair European cotton
On Monday 28 February, Valerie secured an Adjournment Debate in the House of Commons about the Provision of Library Services in Walsall South.
Valerie has been active in the campaign to keep libraries open in Walsall South. Many of them, both in Walsall and nationally, have no long-term security because of cuts imposed on local councils
Valerie has been celebrating International Women’s Day 2011 with female colleagues in the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
International Women’s Day (IWD) has been celebrated since 1908 and has since grown to become a global day of recognition and celebration around the world. Women’s organisations and Governments have observed IWD annually on 8
Valerie Vaz MP is proud to invite nominations from within Walsall South, to be considered for the best live band and best live music venue awards of the first ever parliamentary Rock the House competition.
Rock the House is an accessible vehicle through which to capture the imagination of the public and legislators in recognition of
Valerie visited Palfrey Junior School to meet with staff and pupils and to find out about the challenges that affect them on a daily basis. She was able to meet with the headteacher, Gary Thornton, as well as several of the school's prefects. At the end of the visit, some of the pupils took the
Yesterday, Valerie was a panel member of the Silver Star Open Forum at the House of Commons, where she chaired a plenary session addressing the impact of reforms on diabetes.
Silver Star is a registered charity which campaigns to provide diabetes awareness. They run Mobile Diabetes Units which carry out testing and promote culturally sensitive healthcare in
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams. Dr Williams - the leader of 80 million Anglicans worldwide - was in Parliament to talk with MPs about issues facing the Anglican Church and society.
"It was a pleasure to meet with Dr Williams today. Dr Williams is a renowned theologian and spoke with great insight. The Anglican Church plays an
On 1st February 2011 the House of Commons Health Select Committee, of which Valerie is a member, published its report into Revalidation of Doctors.
The report calls for the General Medical Council to be directly accountable to Parliament, by inviting the GMC to give oral evidence on its annual report each year.
Valerie said: "It is important to