Westminster News

Southend West MP takes part in Summer Adjournment Debate

Ahead of Parliament’s summer break, it is customary for an Adjournment debate to take place. HM Government had not initially planned for a Summer Adjournment debate, but following Sir David’s hardwork, it was restored to its rightful place on the ‘Order Paper’. The debate took place for over two

Sir David raises issue of benefits for people without sight

On Thursday 25th July, Sir David took part in questions to the Leader of the House of Commons. He used the opportunity to raise the issue of the financial support that is made available to blind and partially sighted people.  

Sir David asks Parliamentary question on Plastic Pollution

On the morning of Thursday 25th July, Southend West MP Sir David Amess raised the issue of plastic pollution with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs The Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP. 

Southend West MP calls for UK Dog meat ban

Sir David Amess attended the World Dog Alliance’s Summer Reception on Wednesday 17th July, and joined the organisation’s campaign to ban the human consumption of dog and cat meat in the UK.  

Sir David Amess calls for End to Tiger trade

On the afternoon of Wednesday 17th July, Sir David joined with the All-Party Parliamentary China Group and the Indo-British All-Party Parliamentary Group at an event hosted by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) to call for the end of the killing and trade of big cats.