Vicky Foxcroft MP

Member of Parliament for Lewisham Deptford

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

Since becoming an MP in May 2015, I have received hundreds of letters, emails and tweets about the state of transport in our constituency. Across Lewisham Deptford, from New Cross to Hither Green, residents continually suffer overcrowded trains, delays, cancellations and generally poor service.

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Campaigning for better transport in Lewisham Deptford

Since becoming an MP in May 2015, I have received hundreds of letters, emails and tweets about the state of transport in our constituency. Across Lewisham Deptford, from New Cross... Read more

 *APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED *

  An exciting opportunity to work with Vicky Foxcroft in Parliament has arisen. If you are interested in joining her small and busy team, please send your CV and covering letter to vicky.foxcroft.mp@parliament.uk before August 24th.

Job opportunity with Vicky Foxcroft

 *APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED *   An exciting opportunity to work with Vicky Foxcroft in Parliament has arisen. If you are interested in joining her small and busy team, please send... Read more

Last week Vicky hosted a tour of the Houses of Parliament to a group of homeless people from Lewisham Deptford. The tour was organised by the 999 Club, a local charity based in Deptford that supports homeless people in the area, as part of the Your Vote Matters campaign. This is a national campaign which aims to engage homeless people in the political process. 

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Vicky welcomes The 999 Club to Parliament

Last week Vicky hosted a tour of the Houses of Parliament to a group of homeless people from Lewisham Deptford. The tour was organised by the 999 Club, a local... Read more

Over the past week, I have received a number of emails and tweets from many Millwall fans outlining concerns about the compulsory purchase of land around Millwall FC. Below is a copy of the letter I have sent to the Mayor of Lewisham and all Cabinet members ahead of this evening's meeting. I will also be attending this meeting in order to voice these concerns in person, and ask for the decision to be deferred until a plan is proposed that everybody can get behind.

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Compulsory Purchase of land around Millwall Football Club

Over the past week, I have received a number of emails and tweets from many Millwall fans outlining concerns about the compulsory purchase of land around Millwall FC. Below is... Read more

This week is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, which focuses on raising awareness about the symptoms and causes of cervical cancer, as well as the steps we can all take to prevent the disease.

Why is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week important?

This week is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, which focuses on raising awareness about the symptoms and causes of cervical cancer, as well as the steps we can all take to... Read more

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

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