Vicky Foxcroft MP

Member of Parliament for Lewisham Deptford

Latest News

Latest News


You can find out what I have been up to in Parliament and my work in Lewisham, or read my latest blog posts below.

Local charity and community forum Deptford First was re-launched on the 27th November by Vicky Foxcroft MP and long-standing trustee of Deptford First Owen Beament. 

Deptford First was launched by John Silkin in the 1980s so that local community organisations charities could get together to discuss and find ways to support the local community. 

Deptford First - A Blank Page

Local charity and community forum Deptford First was re-launched on the 27th November by Vicky Foxcroft MP and long-standing trustee of Deptford First Owen Beament.  Deptford First was launched by... Read more

Over the past few weeks I have received many letters, emails, texts and tweets about the situation in Syria. This response is a reply to all Labour Party members and constituents that have contacted me. I have had close to three thousand pieces of correspondence on this issue.

Syria Air Strikes - My Response

Over the past few weeks I have received many letters, emails, texts and tweets about the situation in Syria. This response is a reply to all Labour Party members and constituents... Read more

Vicky Foxcroft recently revealed that Conservative cuts to tax credits could affect up to 9,900 families in Lewisham Deptford. In the last few weeks the issue of changes to tax credits have been on a roller-coaster ride in both Houses of Parliament.

Vicky spoke out against the changes to tax credits during an Opposition Day Debate on the effects of the cuts to the poorest across the UK, you can watch her speech below: 

 

Vicky Speaks Out Against Tax Credit Cuts

Vicky Foxcroft recently revealed that Conservative cuts to tax credits could affect up to 9,900 families in Lewisham Deptford. In the last few weeks the issue of changes to tax... Read more

Thousands are Joining us to Make a Fairer Society 

The Labour Party has just been through a long summer of introspection.

I’m sure South London Press readers will have seen that the Labour Party has elected a new Leader, Deputy Leader and Shadow Cabinet.

Jeremy Corbyn and Tom Watson make a fantastic team and if our conference was anything to go by, it’s going to continue to fizz with excitement for many years to come.

South London Press Column - October 9th

Thousands are Joining us to Make a Fairer Society  The Labour Party has just been through a long summer of introspection. I’m sure South London Press readers will have seen... Read more

Vicky Foxcroft has put her support behind the British Youth Council’s Make your Mark Campaign. 

The Campaign, which is in it’s fourth year, will see hundreds of thousands of young people go to the ballot box to decide the priorities for the UK Youth Parliament for the upcoming year. The issues that top the poll will then go to the House of Commons for the British Youth Council’s yearly debate, which will be chaired by Speaker of the House, John Bercow. 

 

Vicky Supports Make Your Mark

Vicky Foxcroft has put her support behind the British Youth Council’s Make your Mark Campaign.  The Campaign, which is in it’s fourth year, will see hundreds of thousands of young... Read more

Vicky Foxcroft, has shown her support for women with breast cancer by dressing up in pink and encouraging her constituents to take part in Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, on Friday 23rd October.

 

Vicky Foxcroft MP wears it pink in Westminster in aid of Breast Cancer Now

Vicky Foxcroft, has shown her support for women with breast cancer by dressing up in pink and encouraging her constituents to take part in Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear... Read more

Vicky Foxcroft's Private Members Bill, Young People's Enfranchisement and Education Bill, had it's second reading in the House of Commons today, Friday 11th September. 

You can watch and read her speech below:

Private Members' Bill Speech

Vicky Foxcroft's Private Members Bill, Young People's Enfranchisement and Education Bill, had it's second reading in the House of Commons today, Friday 11th September.  You can watch and read her speech... Read more

Police in Lewisham last year took patients to hospital on almost 40 separate occasions because ambulances were unavailable, with the figure across London rising to 815 separate occasions. 

Lewisham Police have also been called upon 13 times to transport patients to Hospital so far in 2015 with almost 400 London wide.

 


 

Police used to transport patients to hospital almost 40 times in Lewisham in 2014

Police in Lewisham last year took patients to hospital on almost 40 separate occasions because ambulances were unavailable, with the figure across London rising to 815 separate occasions.  Lewisham Police... Read more

Vicky Foxcroft, met with clients and staff at St Mungo’s Broadway project Spring Gardens, Hither Green yesterday (Tuesday 4th August).

Spring Gardens is a 65 bed hostel for single homeless adults, including people who have slept rough. Designed with it's clients in mind it was remodelled and reopened in 2009 as the first purpose built homeless hostel in the UK. The hostel provides accommodation and vital support to help people recover from homelessness and to gain the skills and confidence needed to live independently.  

 

Vicky visits Spring Gardens homeless hostel

Vicky Foxcroft, met with clients and staff at St Mungo’s Broadway project Spring Gardens, Hither Green yesterday (Tuesday 4th August). Spring Gardens is a 65 bed hostel for single homeless... Read more

Our Young People Must be Listened to!

Since being elected on May 8th this year, it has never been clearer to me how much young people need to have their voices heard in politics.

During my maiden speech on June 8th I talked about the ballot for my Private Member’s Bill. My Bill will be looking to introduce votes for 16 and 17 year olds. It will be debated in Parliament on September 11th and I would love to see the Public Gallery full of local young people.  

South London Press Column -31st July 2015

Our Young People Must be Listened to! Since being elected on May 8th this year, it has never been clearer to me how much young people need to have their... Read more

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