Westminster News

Contactless bus payments launched in Southend

On Friday 25th January Arriva Southend launched their new contactless payment services on all buses in Southend and the surrounding area. Sir David Amess MP was joined by fellow local MP James Duddridge in the unveiling of the new system.


Sir David speaks out for better training, treatment and research for M.E

On Thursday 25th January, Sir David joined MPs from all parties in a landmark debate on M.E in the House of Commons. The Southend West MP spoke of the urgent need for investment in better training, treatment and research to transform the lives of those living with the condition.


Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

To mark Cervical Cancer Prevention Week Sir David added his support to the #SmearforSmear campaign and urged all women to get the potentially life-saving test done.

Southend West MP helps open doors for guide dog owners this Christmas

Sir David Amess MP attended an event in Parliament run by the charity Guide Dogs to raise awareness of discrimination against guide dog owners. The MP for Southend West heard from guide dog owners about the impact of being turned away by businesses because of their dog.