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Valerie Vaz MP: PR

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Valerie attends open day of Zia-E-Madinah Masjid 

20 May 17

On Saturday 20 May 2017 I attended the open day of Zia-E-Madinah Masjid in Darlaston.


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Valerie visits Palfrey Sure Start 

18 May 17

It was a pleasure to visit Palfrey Sure Start’s mother and baby clinic on Thursday 18 May 2017 to meet its hardworking team and see the children enjoying themselves.


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Valerie chairs Q&A session with Keir Starmer in Walsall 

17 May 17

I was delighted to chair a question and answer session with Keir Starmer, Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, at the Park Inn hotel in Walsall on Wednesday 17 May 2017.


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Valerie writes to Walsall MBC on grass verge parking 

25 Apr 17

On 24 April 2017, I wrote to the Chief Executive of Walsall MBC to outline my constituents’ concerns on grass verge parking on Walstead Road, and to inform the Council that local authorities have the power to solve this issue.


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Valerie attends Walking the Fair event in Walsall 

21 Apr 17

I was delighted to keep a Walsall tradition alive and take part in the ceremony of Walking the Fair, an annual event which dates back as far as 1662.


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Business Questions 20 April 2017 

20 Apr 17

Following the recent announcement of a General Election, Business Questions to the leader of the House was the last before Parliament is Prorogued and there is a dissolution of Parliament.


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Valerie celebrates Vaisakhi in Parliament 

18 Apr 17

I attended the Vaisakhi celebrations in Parliament on Tuesday 18 April 2017 organised by Pat McFadden, Labour MP for Wolverhampton South East.


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Business of the House Statement 18 April 2017 

18 Apr 17

Parliament returned after the Easter Recess and I responded to a statement made by the Leader of the House, Rt Hon David Lidington MP, on the motion for a Early Parliamentary General Election.


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Valerie’s blog for Walsall Advertiser 

31 Mar 17

We live in a free, democratic society which is something we take for granted.


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Business Questions 30 March 2017 

30 Mar 17

Following the trigger of Article 50, I raised various issues with the Leader of the House, Rt Hon David Lidington MP.


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Valerie visits Moorcroft Wood Primary School 

30 Mar 17

It was a pleasure to meet with pupils and staff at Moorcroft Wood Primary School on Friday 24 March 2017.


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Business Questions 23 March 2017 

23 Mar 17

At Business Questions I paid tribute to PC Keith Palmer, the police, the security service and emergency services, before I raised various issues with the Leader of the House, Rt Hon David Lidington MP.


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Business Questions 16 March 2017 

16 Mar 17

As Shadow Leader of the House I asked the Leader of the House, Rt Hon David Lidington MP, a number of issues at Business Questions.


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European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: Lords Amendments 

13 Mar 17

On Monday evening I voted in favour of the two amendments agreed in the House of Lords to the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill.


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Valerie meets with Cardinal Bo to discuss the situation in Burma 

13 Mar 17

I met with His Eminence Cardinal Charles Maung Bo Archbishop of Yangon and Ben Rogers, East Asia Team Leader for Christian Solidarity Worldwide, on Monday 13 March 2017 for an update on the situation in Burma.


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Valerie meets pupils from Abu Bakhr School 

9 Mar 17

I was delighted to catch up with pupils from Abu Bakhr School in my constituency.


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Business Questions 9 March 2017 

9 Mar 17

At Business Questions I raised various issues with the Leader of the House, Rt Hon David Lidington MP.


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Emily Wilding Davison Memorial Lecture 8 March 2017 

8 Mar 17

I was delighted to be asked to speak at the Inaugural Lecture of the Politics and International Relations Society on International Women’s Day at Bedford College and Royal Holloway.


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Valerie attends A Taste of Bath and North East Somerset 

7 Mar 17

Bath and North Somerset came to the Jubilee Room in the House of Commons on Tuesday 7 March 2017 hosted by local MPs Ben Howlett MP and Jacob Rees-Mogg MP (left).


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Valerie supports ‘It’s our NHS’ and ‘Stand up to Racism’ rallies in March 2017 

6 Mar 17

The Union od Shop Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) has pledged to promote the ‘It’s our NHS’ and ‘Stand up to Racism’ demonstration rallies that are taking place in March 2017.


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Valerie calls on schools to share their views on the National Funding Formula 

3 Mar 17

I have written to Head teachers in Walsall South to respond to the National Funding Formula Consultation which closes on Wednesday 22 March 2017.


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Business Questions 2 March 2017 

2 Mar 17

At Business Questions I paid tribute to the Father of the House, Sir Gerald Kaufman, before I raised various issues with the Leader of the House, Rt Hon David Lidington MP.


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Valerie supports Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal 

1 Mar 17

I joined Marie Curie nurses, Sally Monger-Godfrey and Lib Wolley, and Harry Potter actor Jason Isaacs in Parliament on 28 February 2017 to celebrate the launch of the Great Daffodil Appeal, Marie Curie’s biggest annual fundraising campaign.


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Valerie meets with the shortlisted sculptors for Emmeline Pankhurst statue 

27 Feb 17

The WoManchester Statue Project launched the designs of the six shortlisted sculptors in Parliament for the Emmeline Pankhurst statue.


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Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Ratification of Convention) Bill 

24 Feb 17

On Friday 24 February 2017 I attended the Report Stage and Third Reading of Dr Eilidh Whiteford MP’s Private Member’s Bill – the Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Ratification of Convention) Bill 2016-17 in …


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Business Questions 23 February 2017 

23 Feb 17

Parliament returned after the February Recess and I stood at the Despatch Box at Business Questions where I raised various issues with the Leader of the House, Rt Hon David Lidington MP.


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My article for Walsall Advertiser 

23 Feb 17

Here is my “View from the House” published in the Walsall Advertiser on 23 February 2017: Parliament has voted to start the process of leaving the EU.


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Statement on Article 50 vote 

15 Feb 17

Having campaigned for a ‘Remain’ vote, I was saddened and frustrated by the outcome.


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Business Questions 9 February 2017 

9 Feb 17

At Business Questions I raised various issues with the Leader of the House, Rt Hon David Lidington MP.


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Business Questions 2 February 2017 

2 Feb 17

At Business Questions I raised various issues with the Leader of the House, Rt Hon David Lidington MP.


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My article for Walsall Advertiser 2 February 2017 

2 Feb 17

Here is my latest View from the House published in the Walsall Advertiser: This week Parliament is debating and voting on the Government’s Bill on Exiting the European Union because our Supreme Court rightly decided that the process must be begun …


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Valerie shows support for World Cancer Day 2017 

1 Feb 17

On Wednesday 1 February 2017, I was delighted to meet those working tirelessly to beat cancer at the World Cancer Day (WCD) event in Parliament.


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Business Questions 26 January 2017 

26 Jan 17

At Business Questions I raised various issues with the Leader of the House, Rt Hon David Liddington MP.


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Valerie speaks at Westminster Hall Debate 

25 Jan 17

As Shadow Leader of the House I spoke at the Westminster Hall debate initiated by Chris Bryant MP on the Restoration and Renewal of the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday 25 January 2017.


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Valerie opposes Bill to regulate Industrial Action 

24 Jan 17

On Tuesday 24 January 2016 I voted to oppose the Ten Minute Rule Motion moved by Chris Philp MP (Member for Croydon South) to bring in the Industrial Action (Protection of Critical National Services) Bill to regulate industrial action.


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Valerie delivers a talk and Q&A at Teachers’ Institute 

24 Jan 17

On Tuesday 24 January 2017 I met with 65 teachers at the Parliamentary Education Centre for the Teachers’ Institute, two of the teachers attending were from Barr Beacon School.


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Valerie welcomes the Appointment of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman 

24 Jan 17

I spoke in the Chamber on 24 January 2017 to endorse the appointment of Robert Fredrick Behrens CBE to the offices of Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and Health Service Commissioner for England.


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Business Questions 19 January 2017 

19 Jan 17

At Business Questions I raised various issues with the Leader of the House, Rt Hon David Liddington MP.


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Valerie signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment 

16 Jan 17

I signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment on 16 January 2017 to pledge my commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and to honour those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust …


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Valerie celebrates Martin Luther King Day 

16 Jan 17

Today I celebrated Martin Luther King Day in Parliament – a national holiday held in America on the third Monday of January each year – to celebrate his birthday and commemorate his life and achievements as an influential American civil rights …


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Valerie appears on BBC Sunday Politics West Midlands 

15 Jan 17

On Sunday 15 January 2017, I was a guest on the BBC Sunday Politics West Midlands.


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Business Questions 12 January 2017 

12 Jan 17

Parliament returned after the Christmas Recess and I was at the Despatch Box at Buisness Questions where I reaised various issues with the Leader of the House, Rt Hon David Liddington MP.


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Valerie calls for action on air quality in Walsall 

8 Jan 17

Three reports on air quality have highlighted the Government’s failings and inaction on air quality.


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Valerie opens new stand at Darlaston Town F.C. 

18 Dec 16

I officially opened Darlaston Town FC’s new spectator stand on Saturday 17 December 2016 at the Paycare Ground, thanks to a £15,288 grant from the Premier League, through the Football Stadia Improvement Fund (FSIF) – the largest funders of non-…


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CPA Conference 

17 Dec 16

The 62nd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference was held in London from 11- 17 December 2016.


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Business Questions 15 December 2016 

16 Dec 16

At Business questions , I raised the issue of debates on leaving the EU and its effect on Young people.


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Opposition debate on Homelessness 

14 Dec 16

The follow motion was put to the House in a debate called by the Opposition on 14 December 2016: That this House notes that homelessness is lower now than at its peak in 2003-04; further notes that England has a strong safety net, and that the …


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New Jo Cox single released 

13 Dec 16

I was one of a group of MPs from across the parties who took part in the recording of a unique single initiated by parliamentary rock band MP4 as a tribute to the late MP Jo Cox.


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Business Questions 8 December 2016 

8 Dec 16

On 8 December 2016, as Shadow Leader of the House, I started Business questions by calling for the Government to announce the forthcoming business.


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Valerie visits local Tesco for its ‘Neighbourhood Food Collection’ 

5 Dec 16

On Friday 2 December 2016 I was delighted to visit Tesco on Littleton Street Walsall for its ‘neighbourhood food collection’ to witness the generosity of customers, and I also donated a basket of food to those in need.







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