Westminster News

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:

Sir David fills in for Deputy Speaker in Parliament

Over the past two weeks, Sir David has been chairing debates in the House of Commons as Deputy Speaker. Since the new Parliament has required the re-election of the Speaker and Deputy Speakers of the House, the MP for Southend West was asked to stand in for a number of Commons proceedings.

Inaugural Meeting for the APPG on the Philippines

The Inaugural Meeting for the All Party Parliamentary Group on the Philippines took place yesterday. Re-elected as Chair of the group, Sir David (second from right) welcomed all those present including Lord Rogan (far right) who serves again as Vice-Chair, Roger Godsiff MP (second from left) who