Vicky Ford

Conservative MP for Chelmsford


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Recent appearances

  • Cop28 29 Nov 2023

    I am looking forward to going to COP as one of the members of the Energy Security and Net Zero Committee. Last week the Committee went to see the world’s first green hydrogen neighbourhood project in Fife in Scotland. Local people were given the choice to switch to innovative clean green hydrogen heating and nearly half of them have taken that choice. Does the Minister agree that one of the...
  • Israel and Hamas: Humanitarian Pause 27 Nov 2023

    It has been extremely moving to see hostages starting to come out and aid starting to flow in. I hope that the truce will hold, but if the hostilities start again, please can the UK Government make every representation to Israel that, in its legitimate efforts to stop the terrorism, it must do more to prevent mass loss of civilian life, especially children?
  • Home Department: Asylum Seeker Accommodation 27 Nov 2023

    I am really pleased that the Government have been able to reduce the number of asylum seekers in hotels. The use of the Atlantic Hotel in Chelmsford for families is putting considerable pressure on our school places, especially as Chelmsford is already very short of school places due to the large numbers of people who have arrived from Ukraine and elsewhere. Will the Minister look again at...

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Conservative MP for Chelmsford

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Department for Transport
  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Treasury
  • Sudan: Armed Conflict
  • Sudan: Humanitarian Aid
  • Restaurants: Recycling
  • Overseas Students: EU Nationals
  • *No heading*

Currently held offices

  • Member, Energy Security and Net Zero Committee (since 12 Jun 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill Committee ( 7 Jun 2023 to 11 Jul 2023)
  • Member, Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Bill Committee ( 1 Mar 2023 to 8 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Equipment Theft (Prevention) Bill Committee (25 Jan 2023 to 1 Feb 2023)
  • Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (Minister for Development) ( 6 Sep 2022 to 25 Oct 2022)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (16 Sep 2021 to 6 Sep 2022)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (13 Feb 2020 to 16 Sep 2021)
  • Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (10 Feb 2020 to 14 Sep 2020)
  • Member, European Statutory Instruments Committee (18 Jul 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee ( 5 Mar 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Science, Innovation and Technology Committee (16 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2023.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Coalition for Global Prosperity
Address of donor: 1 Horse Guards Parade, London SW1A 2HU
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel £1,982.60, accommodation £569.26, subsistence £769.23, total value £3,321.09
Destination of visit: Washington DC, USA
Dates of visit: 12-16 February 2023
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding political delegation to strengthen transatlantic relations on development, defence and diplomacy and to meet American politicians, policymakers and experts.
(Registered 21 February 2023)
Name of donor: Conservative Environment Network
Address of donor: 9 Byford Court Crockatt Road, Hadleigh, Ipswich IP7 6RD
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotel accommodation, taxis, food and drink, total value £1,640
Destination of visit: Bergen and Oslo, Norway
Dates of visit: 25-28 September 2023
Purpose of visit: To undertake site visits to energy projects and to meet members of the Conservative Party in Norway to discuss environmental issues.
(Registered 16 October 2023)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Cambridgeshire, jointly owned with my husband: (i) and (ii). (Registered 30 June 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
From 16 January 2020, an unpaid member of the Committee of Essex County Cricket Club. (Registered 21 September 2020)
From 31 October 2023, Vice Chair of the British Group Inter-Parliamentary Union. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 03 November 2023)

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