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Vicky Ford InTouch October 2019

Vicky Ford InTouch October 2019  If a week is a long time in politics, then the past month must be record breaking!

Chelmsford Column from Vicky

The Queen’s Speech paves the way for a further 20,000 police across the UK. In Essex we are receiving funding for an additional 135 officers on top of the 368 increase over the past two years. September was a record month for new applications to join Essex Police.

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday, 7 October  Westminster is sitting for two days this week before Parliament prorogues for the Queen’s Speech which will mark the start of the new parliamentary session next Monday.   I know that my 94-year-old stepfather is not well and clear my diary for Wednesday and Thursday morning so

I want streets that work for blind and partially sighted people

Vicky Ford MP met Diesel and spent time with the charity Guide Dogs at the Conservative Party conference last week discussing the challenges that blind and partially sighted people face when walking the streets, including pavement parking, street clutter and shared spaces.   

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Sunday 29th September  Early morning trip to a rainy Manchester talking to BBC Look East about Party Conference. I always enjoy conference as it is a good time to catch up with many different organisations, learn new things and share ideas. I meet with the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (UK

Army and Navy taskforce - Update 2nd October 2019

"The closure of the flyover is making travel around the city extremely challenging and I know many people are facing very frustrating delays. However I am pleased that work to develop a long-term replacement solution has been accelerated.

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 23rd September  Good day in Chelmsford, starts with a radio interview for the BBC about the Army and Navy, we are working on the long term solution as quickly as possible but it will take time.