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MEP Vicky Ford to fight for Chelmsford seat in General election

The MEP is to run as the Conservative candidate to contest the Chelmsford seat in the General election. Credit: Vicky Ford

Vicky Ford MEP has been selected to be the candidate for the Conservatives in Chelmsford at the forthcoming General Election.

Vicky has represented the people of Chelmsford in the European Parliament for the past eight years.

"It is a huge honour to be chosen to stand as the Conservative candidate in Chelmsford. This is a brilliant city with outstanding homes, schools, shops and services. If elected I will bring my experience to make sure the city gets the infrastructure it deserves, and to support local people, organisations and businesses."

– Vicky Ford MEP

Vicky has been selected following the retirement of Sir Simon Burns who was the MP for Chelmsford for thirty years.

"Chelmsford was fortunate in that there were three excellent candidates. But one was more outstanding than the others. I am delighted by the choice of Vicky Ford. She will be an excellent successor to me and a fantastic candidate, who I know will work as hard as I did to look after the people of Chelmsford and be part of our local community."

– Sir Simon Burns, MP for Chelmsford 1987 - 2017

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