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Valerie Vaz MP: PR

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Valerie speaks at Emergency Debate on Private Members’ Bills Money Resolutions 

21 May 18

On 21 May 2018, as Shadow Leader of the House I spoke in the Emergency Debate on Private Members’ Bills Money Resolutions.


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Business Question 17 May 2018 

17 May 18

I asked the Leader of the House when the Withdrawal Bill will be brought back to the House of Commons and when the customs Bill will come to the House on Report and Third Reading.


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Valerie meets with parliamentary delegation from Malta 

10 May 18

As a member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, on Wednesday 9 May 2018, I met with a delegation of Members from the House of Representatives in Malta as part of a bilateral exchange which took part from Tuesday 8 – Friday 11 May 2018.


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Valerie responds to urgent question 

10 May 18

As Shadow Leader of the House, I responded to an urgent question to the Leader of the House on the Government’s policy on introducing money resolutions for private Members’ Bills.


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Business Questions 10 May 2018 

10 May 18

I asked the Leader of the House when the so-called customs Bill—the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill—and the Trade Bill have their Report stage and Third Reading, and, more importantly, ​when will the withdrawal agreement and implementation …


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Business Questions 3 May 2018 

3 May 18

I raised with the Leader of the House the debate on postgraduate student nurses’ bursaries which the Government plans to abolish, despite them being so important in upskilling people and dealing with the skills shortage in the NHS.


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Valerie supports ‘EqualiTeas’ 

2 May 18

I supported ‘EqualiTeas’ in Parliament on 1 May 2018.


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Tribute to Lord Martin of Springburn 

1 May 18

As Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, I gave a tribute to Lord Martin of Springburn on 1 May 2018.


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Child burial fees abolished 

28 Apr 18

On Saturday 28 April 2018 I campaigned with Carolyn Harris MP in Walsall.


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Business Questions 26 April 2018 

26 Apr 18

I raised the treatment of the Windrush Generation again with the Leader of the House.


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Valerie Welcomes Students Walsall E-Act Academy 

20 Apr 18

I was delighted to welcome students from Walsall E-Act Academy to Parliament on 19 April 2018.


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Tracker on the progress of Brexit legislation 

20 Apr 18

You can keep track of the parliamentary progress of legislation introduced to implement Brexit on the Institute for Government’s website here: https://www.


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Business Questions 19 April 2018 

19 Apr 18

At Business Questions I raised the Government’s treatment of the Windrush Generation.


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Valerie responds to business statement 

16 Apr 18

On Monday 16 April 2018 I responded to the Leader of the Houses’ Business Statement.


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Business Questions 29 March 2018 

29 Mar 18

It is half time for the Article 50 process and regions are still anxious about what Brexit will mean for the.


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Valerie gives evidence to the Procedure Committee 

28 Mar 18

As Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, on Wednesday 28 March 2018, I gave oral evidence to the Procedure Committee for its inquiry into Voting by proxy in the House of Commons.


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Valerie speaks at Delegated Legislation Committee 

27 Mar 18

At a Delegated Legislation Committee on Tuesday 27 March 2018, I responded to the following motion: “That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that Her Majesty will appoint Sarah Chambers as an Electoral Commissioner with effect …


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Valerie says no to Sikh hate crime 

27 Mar 18

I attended Turban Awareness Day in Parliament on Tuesday 27 March 2018, organised by the Sikh Channel, to promote diversity and create awareness of the Sikh Turban, the Sikh Faith and its contribution to the British way of life, industry and culture.


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Valerie meets Epilepsy Action trustee and author Stephen Timewell 

26 Mar 18

It was great to meet Epilepsy Action trustee and author Stephen Timewell who has published his third book “Time Well Spent with Epilepsy”.


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Valerie wears purple to help raise awareness of epilepsy 

26 Mar 18

As Vice-Chair of the APPG on Epilepsy, I joined Epilepsy Action on Monday 26 March 2018 to celebrate Purple Day in Parliament.


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Valerie on BBC Radio 4 Westminster Hour 

25 Mar 18

I appeared on BBC Radio 4 Westminster Hour with Carolyn Quinn on Sunday 25 March 2018.


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Point of Order on nursing bursaries 

23 Mar 18

I raised a Point of Order on Thursday 22 March 2018.


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Business Questions 22 March 2018 

22 Mar 18

At Business Questions I raised the Brexit transition deal with the Leader of the House.


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Valerie signs letter to Home Secretary in support of Alfie Dingley 

20 Mar 18

I met Alfie Dingley’s father Drew Dingley in Parliament on 20 March 2018 which was organised by Rt Hon Sir Mike Penning MP.


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Valerie attends launch of Kew Gardens Science Collections Strategy 

15 Mar 18

I attended the launch of Kew Gardens Science Collections Strategy in Parliament on Thursday 15 March.