Westminster News

Southend MP speaks in Queen’s Speech debate

On Monday, 14th October, the Queen formally opened the new Parliamentary session. Following the longest session since the English Civil War, Members of Parliament from all political parties were keen to see the Government set out a fresh domestic agenda.  

Sir David speaks in women’s mental health debate

World Mental Health Day will be marked on 10th October and on Thursday 3rd October, Southend West MP Sir David Amess spoke in the House of Commons on the subject of women’s mental health. 

Sir David meets Home Secretary

During recent weeks, Sir David Amess MP has met with a number of senior Cabinet Ministers to discuss matters of specific relevance to the people of Southend West. The most recent meeting to take place was with The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP, Home Secretary.  

Sir David marks Cancer charity’s 50th anniversary

Leukaemia Care is a UK-based charity which this year celebrates its 50th anniversary. On Wednesday 11th September, Southend West MP Sir David Amess met with charity representatives in Parliament to mark the occasion.  

Southend West MP backs British farming

The National Farmers Union hosted an event in Parliament on Wednesday 11th September. Sir David Amess, Member of Parliament for Southend West, attended to speak with union representatives about climate change, animal welfare and Brexit.  

Sir David encourages local contributions to national contest

On 9th September, the annual ‘Film the House’ competition was launched in Parliament. Today, Sir David Amess is calling on all student (under 16 years old) and independent filmmakers in Southend West to consider entering the competition.