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A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 14th September  Early start to the day talking to former colleagues from my time as a Member of the European Parliament about the current situation regarding the UK/EU negotiations and the vote that is due to happen on the Internal Market Bill in the House of Commons tonight.

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 7th September  In the House of Commons each day ministers from one department take questions from MPs. Some of the questions are submitted in advance but others can also be asked on the day.

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

It has been good to have a break from Parliament over the past few weeks, but this does not mean that work has stopped.

Fortnightly Report from Vicky Ford MP

It was a great honour to welcome the Housing Minister, Chris Pincher MP to Beaulieu Park last month (July).  With the Government focusing on increasing housing across the country, this was an opportunity to show him what an outstanding community Beaulieu Park is.  During his visit we had the chan

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 6 July  Leave home super early in the morning as I have booked a haircut before starting work for the week. After over 4 months it is such a luxury.  

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 29 June  I arrive in Westminster ready for what looks like a long week ahead.  Usually the last vote in the House of Commons must come by 10 pm on Mondays, 7 pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and 5pm on Thursdays.  The late Monday and early Thursday are timed to enable MPs to travel to and fro

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 22nd June  Up very early to get to Westminster. Each day in Parliament MPs get to question Ministers from a different government department and today it’s the turn of the Department for Education.

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 15th June Before heading off to London, I pick my car up from the garage where it has been having a new clutch fixed (ouch- expensive) and then head into the Department for Education for a busy day of meetings. This includes a very positive meeting with the Minister from the Department of