Westminster News

Back British Farming! Sir David Rallies behind British Produce

Back British Farming Day took place on Wednesday 13 September and gave Sir David the opportunity to highlight the importance of farmers in the UK. The Southend West MP wore a wheat pin badge in support of the event organised by the National Farmers Union.  

Big Ben falls silent

At 12:00 on Monday 21st August, Big Ben sounded it's bells for the last time for the next 4 years. Thousands gathered in Westminster to see and hear the last chimes of Big Ben before vital construction work begins on the Elizabeth Tower.



Big Ben chimes for the last time

Big Ben's famous chimes will fall silent on midday next Monday until 2021 to allow essential repair works to take place. The Elizabeth Clock Tower, where the bells are housed, will undergo major restoration work.

Sir David speaks in Grenfell Tower Fire Inquiry Debate

Following the tragic events at Grenfell Tower last month, a debate took place in the House of Commons on Wednesday 12th July on the inquiry into the fire.

Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West and Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Fire Safety & Rescue Group said: