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Sir David attends Tamil sports day

Saturday 13th July saw dozens of local people join with the Southend Tamil Association as they hosted their 9th annual Sports Day. Held at Alleyn Court School between 10:00 and 17:00, the dry weather allowed all events to take place as planned.

Sir David launches new Prostate Cancer charity

Sir David Amess was delighted to formally launch 'Prost8' in Parliament. Following formal registration in March 2019, the charity is now working hard to increase awareness of, and raise funds for the treatment of prostate cancer.  

Sir David hosts the Bengal Pride Awards

On the 10th July, Sir David hosted the Bengal Pride Awards at the Churchill Room in the Palace of Westminster.  

The Bengal Pride Awards is an evening of celebration, recognising the economic and cultural contributions which the Bengali community has made to the United Kingdom.  

Sir David calls for a debate on consumer debt

During Business Questions on Thursday 11th July, Sir David raised the important issue of consumer debt.  

In April 2019, personal debt stood at £1.6 billion with the average credit card debt standing at £2653 per household.