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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
On Wednesday 13th October, Valerie Vaz MP attended an event at the Houses of Parliament in support of CSV's "Make a Difference Day" with pop music mogul Pete Waterman.
Community Service Volunteers is the UK's leading volunteering and training charity, and seeks to build a society of healthy, enterprising and inclusive communities. Every year, CSV gives over 150,000 volunteers
Valerie raised the issue of the continued detention of the Burmese Democracy Movement leader, Aung San Sui Kyi at Prime Minister's Questions on 15th September 2010, urging the Government to make continued representations to set her free. Daw Aung San Sui Kyi remains under the house arrest she was placed in by the Burmese Military Junta.
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Valerie joined the debate on health issues at the Labour Party Conference in Manchester.