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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.

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Saturday 14th September  It is the Jobs and Skills fair at Chelmsford Civic Centre. I spend the morning with a huge variety of different organisations. It is buzzing.

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 9th September Unbelievably complex day and I am not sure I can begin to describe it. Start at 5am as BBC Essex have asked me to come on early to talk about infrastructure in Chelmsford. The closure of the Army and Navy is causing real problems and needs to be sorted urgently.

Visit to Beaulieu Park School

Wonderful visit to to the Beaulieu School where 181 students have just finished their first week at this brand-new school. They are full of energy and clearly loving being part of this new exciting project. It is hugely inspiring – massively well done to all.