Following the acquisition of c2c by Trenitalia in February 2017, Sir David Amess MP met with the company’s UK Managing Director, Ernesto Sicilia, on Tuesday 18th April. At the meeting the MP for Southend West heard from Mr Sicilia about what plans Italy’s main train operator has for the line.
On Friday 21st April, a consortium of choirs from all over Southend will come together to celebrate Southend as the Alternative City of Culture. The concert, which is generously sponsored by Rickard Luckin, will be held at Westcliff High School for Boys and will run from 7:00pm – 10:00pm.
On the last day Parliament was sitting before the Easter recess, Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, spoke in the Easter Adjournment debate on a number of topics surrounding local, national and international issues. Below is the full transcript of the MPs speech on Thursday 30th March:
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.
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