Westminster News

Sir David Marks World Polio Day

Sir David Amess MP declared his support for the 'End Polio Now' Campaign on 24th October, coinciding with World Polio Day.


MP Calls on Ministers to Meet Their Commitment to Dying Children

Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, has given their support to a report by a cross-party group of MPs and peers which has revealed that England’s most vulnerable children are not able to access the full range of care and support that the government has committed to. 


Southend West MP Calls For Sustainable Future For Social Care

As new research is released by Age UK showing that over half (55%) of older people who need care at home are having to rely on friends and family, Sir David Amess MP calls on the Government for funds in the upcoming budget and a green paper that provides a sustainable future for social care.

Local MP Shows His Support for Folic Acid Fortification Campaign

On Tuesday 23rd October, Sir David Amess MP attended a parliamentary drop-in session to show his support for Shine's Campaign for Mandatory Fortification of Flour with Folic Acid, and the establishment of an APPG on Folic Acid Fortification.


Local MP Shows His Support for World Menopause Day 2018

As part of World Menopause Day 2018 on 18th October, Sir David Amess MP joined fellow MPs at an event in the House of Commons. The MP met with experts to discuss issues related to the menopause, and show his support for calls to improve menopause care and education.