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A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday  Parliament is not sitting so I start the week in Somerset helping my frail mum and 94 year old Stepfather. He is going to Normandy for the D Day memorials and Mum is worried about the journey. Lunchtime train to London, take to opportunity to catch up on some correspondence whilst the Hou

Two years on from election as MP for Chelmsford

Two years ago, on 8th June, I was given the huge privilege of becoming the Member of Parliament for Chelmsford. It is a hugely rewarding role, getting to see so many amazing things that are going on in Chelmsford, visiting many schools, businesses and charities.

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 27 May  Bank holiday and it’s important to take some family time, especially as all of my children are in the midst of exams. I stayed up late waiting for the results of the European Election which showed clearly how frustrated many voters are with the deadlock in Westminster.

Fortnightly Report from Vicky Ford MP

The past few weeks have been a rollercoaster in politics. The Prime Minister has announced that she intends to stand down. The contest for the new leader officially starts on Monday 10th June but as I write this 11 candidates have already put their names forward and begun their campaigns.

Visit to Myriad House in Chelmsford to meet CHP Housing Association

Good to meet up with CHP today.  CHP is a locally managed and governed charitable housing association, the largest provider of social housing in the Chelmsford area.  They are building at least 365 new affordable and social homes each year - one for every day of the year!


Vicky visits community perinatal mental health service in Chelmsford

Vicky Ford MP visited the community perinatal mental health service run by Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) based at The Linden Centre, Chelmsford, on Tuesday 28 May 2019, to gain an understanding of the Trust’s advanced perinatal services.