Valerie Vaz

Shadow Leader of the House of Commons

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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.

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Scallop Fishing: Bay of Seine: Proxy Voting 13 Sep 2018

    With the leave of the House, Mr Speaker, I will wind up on behalf of the Opposition. I know that you have been here since 9.30 am, Mr Speaker, so you must be slightly frustrated. I am pleased to see that you have had a break, although I know you have great stamina. I start by paying tribute to you, because you must be frustrated in another sense, as you commissioned the “Good...
  • Scallop Fishing: Bay of Seine: Proxy Voting 13 Sep 2018

    I thank the Leader of the House for opening the debate. We had a Back-Bench debate on this subject on 1 February. This is the second debate, and I think, from what the Leader of the House has said, that there is going to be yet another, this time on a substantive motion. Following the breakdown of the pairing system on 17 July, Mr Speaker, you said during the urgent question on proxy voting...
  • Scallop Fishing: Bay of Seine: Proxy Voting 13 Sep 2018

    My hon. Friend has eloquently put his case for being called early to speak, so that he can get back to his family. I recall when he came down to vote with Bobby in his arms, who had just been born. It is great to see a hands-on dad. A lot of men nowadays are hands-on dads who want to be part of their children’s upbringing. We are now in a 21st-century Parliament, and we need a...

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Labour MP for Walsall South

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

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Topics of interest

Valerie Vaz campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (since 31 Oct 2017)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (since 7 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, House of Commons Commission (21 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (7 Mar 2016 to 31 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee) (5 Nov 2015 to 26 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (26 Oct 2015 to 18 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (25 Jun 2015 to 11 Oct 2016)
  • 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 and Social Care Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.

8. Miscellaneous
Solicitor (not practising).
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Paul Townsend, as a Senior Parliamentary Assistant. (Updated 05 January 2017)

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