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Posted: 13/01/2012

On Wednesday 14th December 2011, Valerie attended a lunch at the House of Commons to celebrate the 70th birthday of the Reverend Jesse Jackson.



The dinner was attended by MPs from all parties to recognise Reverend Jackson's work campaigning for civil rights in the United States and around the world.



Valerie said:



"It was an

Posted: 11/01/2012

Valerie asked the Prime Minister to reinstate funding for the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (UKRC) during Prime Minister’s Questions on 11 January 2012.



Valerie said:



“The UKRC does vital work to tackle the serious under-representation of women in science, engineering and technology.  I am dismayed that by 2012 the UKRC

Posted: 11/12/2011

Valerie highlighted women's rights in Afghanistan by attending a campaign event led by ActionAid UK, Amnesty International UK, CARE UK, GAPS, Womankind Worldwide and Women for Women Internationalin Parliament.

  

Valerie said:

 “This is an important campaign which I am very pleased to support. Many of my constituents have written to me on this topic and I

Posted: 10/12/2011

Valerie said:

 

'I was delighted to meet the West Midlands Reserve Forces and Cadets Association. They play a vital role in supporting our Armed Forces and our local community. The Cadets Association provide activities for young people which build on their teamwork, leadership and fitness. I am pleased to see so many young people getting involved.'

 

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