We are thrilled for Thomas Pocklington Trust’s Marsha de Cordova who has been elected as an MP in the General Election.

Marsha, our Engagement and Advocacy Director, has been elected to represent the constituency of Battersea.

In her victory speech last night, Marsha said: “As a visually-impaired person myself, I feel passionately about the rights of disabled people. Accessibility in our public places and on public transport still falls short of what is reasonable. I will use my time in parliament to lobby for improvements in these areas. In the fifth richest country in the world, there can be no excuses for leaving behind a large number of our citizens.”

TPT Chief Executive Peter Corbett commented: “On behalf of everyone here at Thomas Pocklington Trust, I would like to congratulate Marsha on being elected as an MP. She has been a great asset to Pocklington, and indeed the wider Eye Health and Sight Loss Sector. We’re sure she will represent her constituents very well!”