How Valerie Vaz voted
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- Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
- Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
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Valerie Vaz hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent assessment he has made of the performance of his Department's universal jobmatch website.
It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Kingswood (Chris Skidmore), who was formerly a member of the Select Committee on Health. It is good to see that he has not lost his interest in the health service and that he is keeping up the population at the same time. These debates are always a good time to raise various issues on behalf of our constituents, and a number of Members have...
May I also congratulate the women of the 2010 intake, and tell them, on behalf of the other women members of that intake, that we all knew they could do it? I ask them to bear in mind what Ginger Rogers said—that women have to do it backwards and in high heels. From one Rogers to another, I would like to say goodbye and good luck to Sir Robert Rogers, who was very helpful to me...
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Labour MP for Walsall South
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- International Development
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Innovation and Skills
- Telephone Services
- Dental Services
- NHS: Reorganisation
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 49 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 113 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 77.22% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 76 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.
(a) Name of donor: Walsall South CLP
(a) Address of donor: Bellamy House, Wilkes Street, Willenhall, Walsall, WV13 2BS
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,660 raised in respect of a fundraising event held on 5 December 2013 for the benefit of Walsall South Constituency Labour Party (CLP). Part of the money will be donated to another CLP. The event was hosted by Walsall College
who provided refreshments, and which amounted to a registrable donation in kind as set out below.
(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 2 January 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Walsall College Academies Trust (Company Registration Number 07754696)
(a) Address of donor: Wisemore Campus, Littleton Street West, Walsall, West Midlands WS2 8ES.
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,400 donation in kind for hosting event and providing refreshments
(a) Donor status: Company, Registration number 07754696
(a) (Registered 2 January 2014)
Solicitor (not practising).
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