First Year Recollections

Firstly thank you very much indeed for electing me as your MP for Kensington. It has been a busy year and a whirlwind transition from being a local councillor and the Deputy Mayor of London, to being your MP for Kensington.

In Parliament

Arriving with 181 other “newbies” after the election last year we were immersed for the first week in training, and learning some of the traditions and customs of the House, but also of course finding our way around! There are more passages, secret staircases and doors than in a Harry Potter film, and everyone I met, including the most experienced, explained that they too were yet to master their way around! The older committee rooms with their carved wooden panelling, and pictures of predecessors peering down from the wall, really give a sense of the history and significance of the House.

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Spring newsletter

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It has been a busy few months of the year, with major bills coming before Parliament, including Housing, Welfare Reform, Sunday Trading laws, and of course the Budget. I have continued to meet with Ministers and make representation on behalf of Kensington residents.

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Meet Your MP Events

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Victoria is holding Meet Your MP Events at the following times in the upcoming weeks:

Friday 13th May 2016, 10.00 – 12.00, St Helen’s Church, St Helen’s Gardens, North Kensington, W10 6LP

 

Victoria is in the constituency every day, please contact us if you would like to make an appointment.

January 2016 Newsletter

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The year came to an end with plenty of local events and celebrations and I am extremely grateful for all the invitations I received to come and meet local residents groups and community organisations, it is very helpful to see for myself the range of projects and concerns that are going on.

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