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Valerie said: "I am delighted that the return of Sunday openings has boosted the New Art Gallery’s visitor numbers by 1,400 in a month and that the Gallery expects this figure to reach 20,000 in a year."
" This is exactly what I and the people of Walsall wanted. The Gallery should not
From the 18 to 21 November 2012, the Health Select Committee of which Valerie is a member visited Copenhagen and Stockholm to look at integrated care.
“This was a good opportunity to meet our Danish and Swedish counterparts to discuss and learn lessons about their integrated healthcare system.
“At the Danish Ministry for Social Affairs we
Valerie was interviewed by the Film Club on the future of Democracy to mark Parliament Week, which runs from 19 to 25 November 2012.
Valerie told Film Club:
"I always think of the next generation whenever I do anything in Parliament. It is very important that each generation leaves the world a better place than they
On Tuesday 13 November 2012, the Health Select Committee, of which Valerie is a member, heard evidence from the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP Secretary of State for Health and the Chief Executive of the NHS and the NHS Commissioning Board Sir David Nicholson KCB CBE as part of their inquiry into public expenditure.
During a statement on the Mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board on 13 November 2012, Valerie asked the Secretary of State for Health whether any underspend in the budget stays in the NHS.
"Will the Secretary of State confirm that if there is an underspend in the NHS Commissioning Board financial allocation,
On Sunday 11 November 2012, Valerie attended the Remembrance Sunday events at the Cenotaphs in Walsall Town Centre and in Darlaston. Valerie took part in the services and laid wreaths in memory of the fallen.
At Walsall Town Centre, Valerie took part in the Civic Procession from the Council House to the Cenotaph.
“Remembrance Sunday is
On Saturday 10 November 2012, Valerie spoke at the “Women on the Breadline” event at the Crossing at St Paul’s in Walsall Town Centre.
Valerie Vaz MP said:
“The Women on the Breadline event at the Crossing at St Paul’s in Walsall Town Centre served as a timely reminder of the impact of the economic downturn on
On Friday 9 November 2012, Valerie attended the West Midlands Launch of the “BrainNav” online directory of services for people with acquired brain injuries.
“The BrainNav online directory will be an excellent resource for people with acquired brain injuries and their families as well as for professionals working with people who have acquired brain