Valerie Vaz

MP, Walsall South

Walsall South Labour

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How Valerie Vaz voted
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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
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Valerie Vaz hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Culture, Media and Sport Committee: Epilepsy 26 Feb 2015

    It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Wycombe (Steve Baker). I am sure I speak on behalf of all hon. Members in asking him to pass on the sympathy of the House to his constituents, whose case he has so ably put forward. I start by paying tribute to the hon. Member for South Thanet (Laura Sandys) for her work as chair of the all-party parliamentary group on epilepsy, and for...
  • Culture, Media and Sport Committee: Epilepsy 26 Feb 2015

    I am grateful to the hon. Lady. I hope to be as good as her, but I am not sure that I will be. This is a timely debate, in that it comes between two important dates. The World Health Organisation adopted a resolution on 2 February this year, and world epilepsy day is on 26 March, when we are all urged to “colour it purple”. It is just an accident that I happen to be wearing...

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Labour MP for Walsall South

Entered 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
  • Dental Services

Currently held offices

  • Member, House of Commons Governance Committee
  • Member, Regulatory Reform
  • Member, Health Committee

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 46 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 98 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 76.63% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — 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") 80 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Feb 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
17 December 2014, received £600 plus £75 travel expenses from ITV Services Limited, Trafford Wharf, Trafford M17 1FZ, for an appearance on Christmas 'University Challenge', recorded 29 November 2014. Hours: 4.5 hrs excluding travel. (Registered 8 January 2015)
11. Miscellaneous
Solicitor (not practising).

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