Monday 21 Oct STEPS 10,397 Into Westminster, where we all are expecting to work very late nights this week on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill and get the deal that has been agreed with the EU through Parliament.
Vicky Ford has been campaigning for new premises for Chelmsford Sea Cadets. Today Vicky raised this with the Secretary of State for Defence who has agreed to meet with her to discuss how to improve funding for the Sea Cadets, who are funded differently to the Army and Air Cadets.
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.
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