Valerie Vaz

MP, Walsall South

Walsall South Labour

Valerie Vaz’s voting in Parliament

Valerie Vaz is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Valerie Vaz’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Valerie Vaz has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • HMRC: Building Our Future Plan 28 Apr 2016

    It is a pleasure to follow—
  • HMRC: Building Our Future Plan 28 Apr 2016

    Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker. I assume that that was an intervention, so I will get an extra minute! I thank the hon. Member for Glasgow South West (Chris Stephens) for securing this Backbench Business debate, and, of course, the Backbench Business Committee. This is an important debate. The Government can raise money in three ways: create it, borrow it or raise taxes. The main purpose of...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Junior Doctors: Conditions of Employment 27 Apr 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what (a) oral and (b) written communication, guidance and information there has been between his Department and (i) NHS England and (ii) NHS foundation trusts on implementation of changes to junior doctors' contracts and terms and conditions.

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Profile

Labour MP for Walsall South

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Education
  • International Development
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Telephone Services
  • Burma
  • Internet
  • Buildings
  • NHS: Reorganisation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (since 7 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (since 26 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 25 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee) (5 Nov 2015 to 26 Nov 2015)
  • Member, House of Commons Governance Committee (16 Oct 2014 to 17 Dec 2014)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Health Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.

8. Miscellaneous
Solicitor (not practising).
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Paul Townsend, as Office Manager.

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