Today in Parliament, Chelmsford MP Vicky Ford brought together a rail station summit between the Department for Transport, Greater Anglia, Network Rail, Chelmsford City Council and Essex County Council to examine the state of the proposals for a new North East Chelmsford / Beaulieu Park Train Sta
Official figures obtained by Chelmsford’s MP, Vicky Ford, have today revealed that over two thirds (65%) of recent delays on Chelmsford trains are caused by issues which fall under National Rail’s remit, including signalling issues, infrastructure faults and engineering works.
This week I visited Chelmsford Prison and met the prison governor Steve Rodford OBE. The prison is a facility for all of Essex and as the local MP I want to make sure that there is a good dialogue between myself and the staff at the prison. I was very impressed with the hard work they are doing.
I am often asked what MPs do when Parliament has its’ summer recess. This is not a time to put my feet up. It is an important chance to catch up with local issues and do some homework before term restarts.