Valerie Vaz

The Rt Hon Valerie Vaz is the Labour MP for Walsall South, and has been an MP continuously since 6 May 2010.

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

8. Miscellaneous

  • Solicitor (not practising).
  • From 25 May 2022, a Director and Member of the Board of Governors of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (unremunerated). (Registered 20 July 2022)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

  • I employ my husband, Paul Townsend, as a Senior Parliamentary Assistant. (Updated 05 January 2017)