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Stop Press - Beaulieu Park Train Station latest news

It’s great to be able to share the truly excellent news that the Chancellor has now approved a £218m funding package to complete Chelmsford’s second railway station at Beaulieu Park and a North East Bypass connecting the A12 to the A131.  Once completed this will mean fewer vehicles travelling in

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday, 29 July  It’s a long way away but I go over to Brecon and Radnorshire in mid Wales to help with the by-election. I have always found it interesting to help in by-elections as it gives a close feeling of public mood. It is clearly going to be a close race. 

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'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.

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.