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On Wednesday 24th November, Valerie Vaz MP for Walsall South attended the Presentation Evening at Alumwell Business and Enterprise College as a special guest. Valerie Vaz MP was pleased to present a variety of awards to the pupils at Alumwell and to celebrate their achievements with them.
Valerie said: "Higher level qualifications are immensley important in opening up opportunities for further study
On Saturday 20th November Valerie Vaz MP was a speaker at the Salaam Arts Festival: Inspiring Women's Talents at The New Art Gallery in Walsall. The Salaam Arts Festival is an event which aims to identify and cultivate the artistic talents of Muslim women and young people, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, and to showcase their contribution to British culture. The
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