News https://www.vickyford.uk/ en Moulsham Times Article Oct/Nov 2021 https://www.vickyford.uk/news/moulsham-times-article-octnov-2021 Like all my Essex MPs I am reeling from the shock of the terrible murder of my friend and colleague Sir David Amess MP.   David was the gentlest of men and a passionate supporter of the people of Southend.   He was also deeply kind to me and the other “new” Essex colleagues when we joined… Mon, 01 Nov 2021 12:00:00 +0000 https://www.vickyford.uk/news/moulsham-times-article-octnov-2021 Vision Magazine Article - November 2021 https://www.vickyford.uk/news/vision-magazine-article-november-2021 I recently hosted an Apprenticeship and Jobs Fair in Chelmsford at Anglia Ruskin University.  atmosphere was buzzing with a fabulous line up of different employers exhibiting, from engineering and financial services to construction, health and beauty, communications, professional services, care,… Mon, 01 Nov 2021 12:00:00 +0000 https://www.vickyford.uk/news/vision-magazine-article-november-2021 Energy Price Advice - fuel prices are rising but there is help and support available. https://www.vickyford.uk/news/energy-price-advice-fuel-prices-are-rising-there-help-and-support-available Energy prices have been rising worldwide for a variety of reasons. A cold winter in Europe last year put pressures on supplies, so there is less gas stored globally than normal. There’s also been increased demand from Asia, and around the world as economic activity increased after lockdowns. There… Tue, 12 Oct 2021 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.vickyford.uk/news/energy-price-advice-fuel-prices-are-rising-there-help-and-support-available A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP https://www.vickyford.uk/news/week-life-vicky-ford-mp-115 This has been a week of deepest sadness.  I am still reeling from the shock of the violent murder of my friend, neighbour and Essex MP Colleague, Sir David Amess.  He was the kindest and most gentle of men who adored meeting people and loved helping his constituents to solve their problems. As… Mon, 11 Oct 2021 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.vickyford.uk/news/week-life-vicky-ford-mp-115 A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP https://www.vickyford.uk/news/week-life-vicky-ford-mp-114 Sunday 3rd October  A quick turn around after arriving back from my first overseas visit as a Foreign Office Minister and head straight up to Manchester for party conference. After so many months of Zoom meetings it is incredibly good to be back meeting in person, and conference is buzzing with a… Sat, 09 Oct 2021 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.vickyford.uk/news/week-life-vicky-ford-mp-114 Vision Magazine Article - October https://www.vickyford.uk/news/vision-magazine-article-october In the recent reshuffle I was deeply honoured to be asked by the Prime Minister to join the ministerial team at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development office as Minister for Africa.  At a time of global uncertainty, Britain’s case for building deeper economic, security and diplomatic… Sun, 03 Oct 2021 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.vickyford.uk/news/vision-magazine-article-october Vision Magazine Article - October https://www.vickyford.uk/news/vision-magazine-article-october-0 In the recent reshuffle I was deeply honoured to be asked by the Prime Minister to join the ministerial team at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development office as Minister for Africa.  At a time of global uncertainty, Britain’s case for building deeper economic, security and diplomatic… Fri, 01 Oct 2021 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.vickyford.uk/news/vision-magazine-article-october-0 Apprenticeship Fair at Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford on 27 September from 10am to 3pm https://www.vickyford.uk/news/apprenticeship-fair-anglia-ruskin-university-chelmsford-27-september-10am-3pm I will be holding an Apprenticeship Fair at Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford on 27 September from 10am to 3pm.  This will be our second year and I am very keen to continue this event on an annual basis to do everything we can to support our young people. This year’s event has more training… Mon, 27 Sep 2021 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.vickyford.uk/news/apprenticeship-fair-anglia-ruskin-university-chelmsford-27-september-10am-3pm A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP https://www.vickyford.uk/news/week-life-vicky-ford-mp-113 Monday 20th September  It is my first full day as Minister for Africa in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. I head into London hugely excited by the packed day of briefings ahead – only to be hit by a curved ball.   I have no sooner arrived in Westminster than my phone pings telling… Sat, 25 Sep 2021 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.vickyford.uk/news/week-life-vicky-ford-mp-113 Moulsham Times Article Sept/Oct 2021 https://www.vickyford.uk/news/moulsham-times-article-septoct-2021 As I write, we are now two weeks into the parliamentary term and it has been a very busy start.  In the recent reshuffle I was deeply honoured to be asked by the Prime Minister to join the ministerial team at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development office as Minister for Africa.  At a time of… Tue, 21 Sep 2021 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.vickyford.uk/news/moulsham-times-article-septoct-2021