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Vicky's Guide to Going Green

Our environment affects everything – from the air we breathe to the water we drink. But protecting our environment is not only good for our children and grandchildren. It actually helps you save money.

Monthly Column - July 2019

I have been campaigning for extra police in Chelmsford since day one as your MP and even before. Therefore, it was very good to be out on patrol with the new Chelmsford City Centre Police team and our Police Commissioner, Roger Hirst.

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday, 22 July  Massively busy start to the week.  The Iranians have seized a British oil tanker in the Gulf and the Foreign Secretary (still Jeremy Hunt at this stage) is to make a statement to MPs.  I rush with advisors, agreeing suggested questions for colleagues to ask and briefing them.  

Vicky asks new Prime Minister Boris Johnson about Essex Policing numbers

Today was Boris Johnson's first day as PM taking questions from MPs. Vicky told him about the 360 extra police Essex PCC Roger Hirst has added to the Essex Force, Vicky then asked the Prime Minister if Essex would get its fair share of the 20,000 additional Officers that he has promised.

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday, 15 July  Army and Navy Task Force meeting. We agree a shortlist of eight potential new schemes. Engineers will now prepare detailed design work and projections of the impact on traffic flows.

Beaulieu Park Column from Vicky

 It was good to welcome the Police Minister, Nick Hurd to Chelmsford. He came to meet the Chief Constable of Essex Police and to hear from police officers and staff as part of the Front Line Review. This is a very detailed piece of work looking at the pressures police face across the country. It

Moulsham Times Column from Vicky

It was good to welcome the Police Minister, Nick Hurd to Chelmsford. He came to meet the Chief Constable of Essex Police and to hear from police officers and staff as part of the Front Line Review. This is a very detailed piece of work looking at the pressures police face across the country. It m

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 8th July  The week starts with news of leaked documents from the UK ambassador, Kim Darroch in Washington. This is worrying as the UK/US relationship is vital for global security.