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Voice & Vote exhibition, Houses of Parliament. 

21 Jul 18

On the 3 July 2018, I visited the Voice and Vote, the Women’s Place in Parliament exhibition, housed in Westminster Hall.


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Emma supports the role of local pharmacies in improving patients’ health 

19 Jul 18

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, attended a pharmacy briefing in parliament to show her support for local pharmacies.


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Valerie attends community pharmacy briefing event 

17 Jul 18

I attended the community pharmacy briefing event in Parliament on Tuesday 17 July 2018.


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Valerie marks Srebrenica Memorial Day 

12 Jul 18

I signed the Remembering Srebrenica Book of Pledges in Parliament on Thursday 12 July 2018, promising to stand up to hatred and intolerance and promote a fair, equal and cohesive society for everyone.


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The Betrayal of a Nation 

10 Jul 18

Over two years ago, we the people of this United kingdom were given a vote.


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Innervisions Festival: George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic + Miss Velvet and the Blue Wolf at Roundhouse, London, UK – 8th July 2018 

8 Jul 18

London has been treated to an array of talented and legendary musicians over the past week of Innervisions Festival and tonight at Camden’s iconic Roundhouse venue was no different.


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Tamworth’s MP welcomes clamp down on ivory trade 

6 Jul 18

TAMWORTH’S Member of Parliament Christopher Pincher has welcomed the Government’s proposals to clamp down on ivory trading after a bill introduced in Parliament passed its first major hurdle to becoming law.


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Valerie meets Pearson Teaching Award winner in Parliament 

4 Jul 18

I met with Nin Matharu, Headteacher of King’s Hill Primary School, and Mike Fox, Chair of Governors, in Parliament on Wednesday 4 July 2018.


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How to: create a Slack alert bot for Parliament events 

30 Jun 18

robot image by Max Wheeler Following a request on the Bureau Local Slack channel ( join here ) I created a tutorial on how to create a Slack bot which would post alerts whenever a new House of Commons or House of Lords event was added to the …


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Emma urges government to end business uncertainty over Brexit 

27 Jun 18

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, has called on the government to provide clarity over its Brexit plans to end the damaging uncertainty being caused to businesses in Wolverhampton across the UK.


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Valerie votes against third runway at Heathrow 

25 Jun 18

I voted against the construction of a third runway at Heathrow in Parliament on 25 June 2018.


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View from the House – 23rd June 2018 

23 Jun 18

HELLO and welcome to my weekly View from the House for Tamworth Informed.


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View from the House – 15th June 2018 

16 Jun 18

HELLO and welcome to my weekly View from the House for Tamworth Informed.


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Petition against Solihull Police station closure handed to Parliament 

13 Jun 18

A PETITION protesting against the closure of Solihull Police station signed by hundreds of Silhillians has been handed to Parliament.


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How many City MPs will campaign to stop Network Rail’s sale of railway arches? 

8 Jun 18

After publishing this post on June 2 nd and signing a letter to Chris Grayling the writer has heard that this campaign is moving to Westminster.


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General Election 2017 Results – Ward Breakdown 

28 May 18

Request sent to Birmingham City Council by Liam Hank on 28 May 2018 .


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Emma raises case in Parliament regarding identical twins and serious Personal Independence Payment failings 

23 May 18

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, recently raised a case involving identical twins who have the same genetic condition which involves lifelong learning disabilities and associated health problems.


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View from the House – 11th May 2018 

11 May 18

THIS week the major piece of legislation in Parliament was the Data Protection Bill which, although sounding rather dull, had significant potential to impact the ‘Fourth Pillar’ of the State – otherwise known as the media’s ability to be free…


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MPs to debate introducing charges for patients using NHS services 

11 May 18

The bill – proposed by Conservative MP Christopher Chope – is listed to be debated in Parliament…


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An Evening with Dennis Skinner 

10 May 18

Socialist, Trade Unionist Labour Member of Parliament Saturday 23rd June @Lightouse cinema tickets on sale now…


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Emma welcomes Wolverhampton aerospace apprenticeships to Parliament 

10 May 18

Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, Emma Reynolds, was delighted to welcome a group of apprentices to Parliament recently.


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Andrew Mitchell MP congratulates young Suttonian elected to Youth Parliament 

8 May 18

Andrew Mitchell MP has met with Royal Town student, Claudia Rea, to congratulate her upon being elected to the Youth Parliament for a term of two years.


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Why Donald Trump could speak in Parliament after all 

8 May 18

Former Birmingham MP Norman Fowler is ready to invite Donald Trump to speak in the House of Lords…


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Valerie supports ‘EqualiTeas’ 

2 May 18

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


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Emma welcomes the resignation of Amber Rudd as Home Secretary 

30 Apr 18

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, has welcomed Amber Rudd’s decision to resign as Home Secretary for misleading Parliament about the Home Office’s immigration policy.