Westminster News

£23M funding boost for Essex Police

Sir David Amess MP has welcomed an extra £23 million funding increase for Essex Police in 2019. The Southend West MP met with the Home Secretary Sajid Javid to discuss the cash boost as part of the 2019 police funding settlement.

Sir David Amess MP marks International Human Rights Day

The Southend West MP attended Amnesty International's Annual Human Rights Day Reception on Wednesday 12th December to show his support for women around the world who are being attacked, threatened and even killed for defending their rights.

Sir David Amess backs campaign to end rough sleeping for good

The Southend West MP pledged to help end rough sleeping and make sure everyone can have a home for good at a St Mungo’s event in Parliament on Tuesday 4th December.Guests, including St Mungo’s clients, parliamentarians and charity representatives, met in the House of Commons to discuss the govern

Sir David raises UK-Maldives relationship in Parliament

On Thursday 29th November, the Southend West MP raised with the Government the state of diplomatic relations between the UK and the Maldives. The MP had earlier in the year been part of a delegation to observe and oversee the presidential elections in the country.

Southend West MP supports greater toy safety this Christmas

On Wednesday 28th December, Sir David Amess MP joined the British Toy & Hobby Association’s annual Parliamentary reception. The organisation met with MPs to highlight the importance of toy safety as part of their ‘Don’t toy with children’s safety’ campaign.