Westminster News

Local MP joins Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy Celebration

Sir David Amess MP joined the Woodland Trust to celebrate the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy at a parliamentary reception. The MP joined colleagues on Monday 12th November, to show his support for the worldwide initiative to preserve and enhance forests across the Commonwealth.

Sir David joins UK Parliament Week celebrations

To mark 100 years since the first women gained the right to vote, Sir David is inviting everyone in Southend West to get involved in UK Parliament Week and play a part in our thriving democracy.

Everyone should be ‘diabetes aware’ says Sir David Amess MP

The Southend West MP marked Diabetes Awareness Day 2018 by highlighting the importance of everyone knowing their diabetes risk and how to prevent it. On Wednesday 31st October, Sir David himself took the opportunity to have his own diabetes risk factors checked through blood sugar testing.

MPs gather to raise awareness of Haemochromatosis

On Wednesday 31st October, Sir David Amess MP joined fellow MPs at an event in the House of Commons to raise awareness of Haemochromatosis. The event, organised by the charity Haemochromastosis UK, also saw the launch of a new report detailing the impact of living with the condition