On the afternoon of Wednesday 27 February, Sir David and fellow politicians joined clinicians, celebrities and activists at the House of Commons for gynaecological cancer charity, The Eve Appeal’s annual tea party to launch Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month which runs throughout March.
Sir David has joined MPs across the UK in supporting a national recruitment campaign, launching today, from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), to address the 110,000 vacancies in adult social care across England.
Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West said today: “Having been in Parliament when the late Baroness Thatcher was the Prime Minister, I have no doubt at all that she would not have allowed the United Kingdom to be humiliated and as badly treated by our EU partners as is the case at the moment.
Sir David recently attended a family fundraising event at Heycroft Primary School in aid of Young Minds. Local fundraiser Kelly Swain organised the event to raise awareness of mental health issues in young people as well as providing plenty of fun for local families.
Sir David introduced the Specialist Printing and Materials (Offences) Act to Parliament in March 2015. The Bill created a new offence of knowingly providing specialist printing equipment to criminals who use it to forge identify papers, birth certificates and other documents.
Sir David Amess called in to Elkington House on Saturday to join residents at the annual Southend Blind Welfare Garden Fete. Visitors were entertained by the Southend Operatic and Dramatic Society and the Old Chimers bell-ringers.