Speeches in Parliament

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:

 

MP Seeks Debate on Future of the House of Lords

During Business Questions on Thursday 7 June, Southend West MP Sir David Amess asked the Leader of the House of Commons for a debate on the future role of the House of Lords.

 

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

 

MP Seeks Restoration of Traditional Adjournment Debates

During Business of the House Questions on Thursday, 24th May, Sir David Amess MP rose to ask the Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom, if the House of Commons would reconsider adjournment debates.

 

The MP for Southend West said:

 

MP Leads Debate on UK-Qatar Relations

On Wednesday, 23rd May, Sir David Amess MP secured a debate in Westminster Hall on the issue of UK relations with the country of Qatar.