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On Friday 19th November Valerie visited the Midcounties Co-operative Pharmacy in Caldmore Green. Local pharmacists highlighted how pharmacies could continue to help improve services available under the National Health Service. In particular the discussion focused on the creation of community pharmacies that could reduce the pressure on GPs.
Valerie Vaz MP said: "I thoroughly enjoyed my visit. I am very impressed by the
Valerie Vaz MP nominated local Walsall restaurant, Nessa's, to compete in the Newby Teas Tiffin Cup 2010. This is an annual parliamentary competition held to identify the best South Asian restaurant in England and Wales. Nessa's contemporary Indian and Bangladeshi Cuisine has proved to be a popular choice for local residents. Nessa's chef was invited to the Red
Following concerns raised by local residents of Sutton Road and Skip Lane about a planning application for the Three Crowns Pub site, Valerie has taken up the issue with Walsall Council. Valerie and the local residents are very concerned that the Council is minded to grant planning permission for the demolition of the existing building and the
On Friday 5th November Valerie visited local Walsall care home, Delves Court, to donate homemade cup cakes in aid of Make a Difference Day. Valerie Vaz joined forces with pop music mogul, Pete Waterman, to encourage people throughout Walsall to give their time to benefit the local community.
Valerie Vaz MP said: "As a supporter of CSV Make a Difference
Today, 3rd November 2010, Valerie Vaz MP (Lab,Walsall South) raised in the House of Commons, the imminent execution of Sakineh Ashtiani in Iran. Responding to reports that Mrs Ashtiani may be executed as soon as today, Valerie Vaz MP raised an urgent Point of Order in the House of Commons, asking the Speaker John Bercow
Valerie Vaz MP has sent a letter to the President of Iran, urging the President to intervene to ensure that Sakineh Ashtiani is released. The letter is signed by 119 MPs from all the major parties in Parliament. Sakineh Ashtiani, who has been in prison since 2005, faces the death penalty, by stoning, as she was convicted
Valerie Vaz MP for Walsall South is joining forces with Breast Cancer Campaign to raise awareness of its award winning fundraising event, wear it pink day, supported by Vanish.
On Friday 29 October 2010 supporters in schools, colleges and businesses throughout the country are encouraged to don an item of pink in support of Campaign and each
Valerie Vaz MP has backed Usdaw, in their call for respect for retail workers, after they released preliminary survey results that show over one million shopworkers were assaulted, threatened or verbally abused in the last twelve months.
The survey shows that in the past 12 months, 6% of shopworkers were subjected to violent attack, 37% were