Westminster News

Sir David asks for debate on developments along the Thames Estuary

Following his visit to the North Thames Fisheries Local Action Group after they were awarded £800,000 to enhance the culture and heritage of the Thames Estuary, Sir David Amess MP asked the Leader of the House of Commons for a debate on developments along the Thames Estuary.

 

MPs debate Iran’s influence in the Middle East

At a Westminster Hall debate on Wednesday 22nd March, Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, pressed the Government to do something about the current regime in Iran.

 

Sir David said:

 

Local MP raises the importance of apprenticeships in Parliament

On Monday 27th March, Sir David Amess MP asked a question in the House of Commons to the Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP, Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills, about the number of apprenticeship places available.

 

The MP for Southend West said:

 

Sir David takes part in debate at UCLU

On Friday 17th March, Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, attended a foundation dinner and debate organised by the University College London Union Debating Society.

New Filipino Ambassador presents credentials to the Queen

Antonio Lagdameo, the new Philippine Ambassador to the UK presented his credentials to the Queen on Wednesday 8th March. Sir David attended Mr Lagdameo’s Vin d’Honneur afterwards to show his support for the new ambassador and the Filipino community.

Sir David meets with new Ambassador to the Philippines

Sir David recently met with the new Philippine Ambassador to the UK, Antonio Lagdameo. The former political envoy was nominated by President Rodrigo Duterte to serve as the country’s ambassador to the United Kingdom replacing Evan Garcia.

IPT celebrates 40th anniversary

The Industry and Parliament Trust (IPT) celebrated its 40th anniversary on Monday 6th March with a dinner for its members.