Supporting Communities

I help to keep our country safe, protect our values and preserve our way of life. I work with the Police, Councillors & businesses to tackle crime head on and support local initiatives. I helped secure additional Police funding of up to £8.8 million for 2018/19 resulting in 150 new officers for Essex Police and a further £23 million for 2019/2020 resulting in another 125 new officers. I am also pushing for tougher legislation to tackle illegal traveller encampments such as the 'Irish Option' of criminalising deliberate acts of trespass to strengthen the hand of the Police. 


Stephen Metcalfe MP Welcomes the Home Secretary to Basildon

Stephen Metcalfe, Member of Parliament for South Basildon and East Thurrock, welcomed the Home Secretary Sajid Javid to Vange last week to support Conservative Council Candidate Yetunde Adeshile who received 478 votes, just 2% short of victory.