A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 3rd February –10,728 steps  Start the week at the Department for International Development preparing for a debate on Climate Justice which will take place tomorrow. Climate change will affect those in many of the world’s poorest countries most.

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 27th January - 10,774 steps  I spend most of the day preparing for “Oral Questions” to the Ministers from the Department for International Development on Wednesday. This is always a high profile occasion as it happens just before PMQs. At this time, when we are leaving the EU, it is vital

Is more emergency housing required to accommodate the homeless in winter?

Reducing homelessness and ending rough sleeping is a priority. The 2018 Homeless Reduction Act introduced a new duty on local authorities to take reasonable steps to prevent or relieve homelessness. The Government has committed to eliminating Rough Sleeping by the end of this Parliament. 

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday  11,056 steps  Start the week at Teledyne-e2v in Chelmsford.  They are an awesome company.  Their radiotherapy products are used to treat 700,000 cancer patients across the world every day, their space imaging has captured pictures of every planet in our solar system and they are leading t

Vicky catches up with Chelmsford Police Leads

On Friday 24th January, I had a very helpful catch up with our local police leads, especially regarding drugs, county line activity, speeding, burglaries and aggressive begging.

Update on issues with Greater Anglia

Train update - On Monday 20th January 2020 I arranged for a number of MPs with representing constituencies on the Great Eastern Main Line to meet with Greater Anglia.

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Monday 13th January – 10,295 steps  Start the week meeting with the Back in Time restaurant in Chelmsford. This is a very popular local venue. Many customers and the restaurant owner have written to me concerned by the property owner’s planning application to develop the building into flats.

A week in the life of Vicky Ford MP

Tuesday, 7th January - steps 8,920  On the train to London for the first day of the new parliament term thinking about the year ahead.  I know it’s going to be a busy time and I think about how to stay focused on big picture issues.  I re-read the statement on One Nation Conservative Values which