Speeches in Parliament

Sir David Speaks in Summer Adjournment Debate

Before the House of Commons rose for summer recess, on Tuesday 24th July, MPs were given the chance to raise various topics in the chamber during the summer adjournment debate.

Sir David Raises PIP Provision Inequalities in Parliament

During Business Questions on Thursday, 5th July, the MP for Southend West, Sir David Amess, asked the Leader of the House for a debate on the Personal Independence Payment (PIP), a benefit that mainly helps those with sigh conditions or blindness.

 

Sir David said:

 

Southend West MP Speaks at Ivory Bill Third Reading

The Ivory Bill had its Third Reading in the House of Commons on Wednesday, 4th July. If enacted, the Bill will be the toughest ban on the ivory trade in the world, helping to protect the 20,000 elephants that are poached and killed each year.

 

Local MP Pursues Debate on Illegal Encampments

Southend West MP, Sir David Amess, asked the Leader of the House of Commons for a debate on illegal encampments on Thursday 14 June during Business Questions.

 

Rising in the House of Commons Chamber, Sir David said: