News

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 1st June  A last day working from home before the House of Commons meets again. Some colleagues would like to continue with the online voting system that we used last month but the system had many challenges.  

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

This week has been a parliamentary recess and with beautiful weather, I was rather hoping to spend some time with my Doctor Husband who, like me has not had a day off since February. However, as ever in politics, unpredictable things come up. 

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 18th May  During lockdown I start each day with my small team of parliamentary assistants going through the emails and messages that we receive from Chelmsford constituents. This morning there are lots of questions about the proposals for school opening.

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 11th May 2020  During lockdown I start each day with a call with my small team of parliamentary assistants going through the emails, letters and phone calls that we have had from Chelmsford residents.  Following the Prime Ministers announcement that there will be a slight relaxation of the

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Community organisations, neighbours and friends have been amazing during this look down, especially at supporting those who are lonely, vulnerable or afraid. It is important to try to find ways back to a newer normal. Young children, in particular, are missing out on the interactions with others

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

I know that many of us are struggling in this lockdown, but it is making a difference. This week it has been good to see that the numbers of deaths beginning to decline, my thoughts are with the many people who are grieving, those who are worried and anxious.

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Sunday 19th April  Like everyone across the country I am adapting to working from home. As the new Children’s Minister I am finding my days incredibly busy with many online meetings, involving the often-challenging decisions that need to be taken.

Moulsham Times Column from Vicky

As we continue lockdown I would like to thank everyone for all you are doing to stay at home and protect the NHS.  As a doctor’s wife I see the pressure our NHS staff are under, but by staying at home we are all helping to slow the spread of the disease and to save lives.