Southend West MP, Sir David Amess, recently spoke in a debate on animal welfare, in particular the third-party sale of puppies. The following are extracts from his speech in Parliament on Thursday 30th March:
Children with Cancer UK hosted a reception in Parliament on Wednesday 29th March for their landmark national Precision Medicine launch. Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, attended the event to show his support for the charity and the work they do in the fight against childhood cancer.
As a seaside town, Southend has a prominent tourism industry, whether that’s from entertainment, art, music or just relaxing by the shore, it is no wonder that Southend is the Alternative City of Culture for 2017.
Southend Museums opened an emotional exhibition last week that brings the experiences of local veterans to life. Veterans: A Shared Experience was carefully and sensitively curated to bring the public an engaging exhibition of local veterans’ experiences, memories and even sacrifices.
In support of artists in Southend, Sir David attended the opening of Two Tree Gallery in Leigh-on-Sea on Saturday 25th March. The gallery, which is run by a local mother and daughter, is situated on Rectory Grove in Leigh-on-Sea and offers a wide range of different artistic pieces.
Eastwood Primary School was visited by local MP Sir David Amess on Friday 24th March. The MP for Southend West, who was joined by local Councillors Chris Walker and Andrew Moring, visited the school as they were holding a Disney Workshop.
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