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Sir David bets on Grand National for charity

Southend West MP Sir David Amess made a charity bet on the Grand National on Tuesday 10 April. The local MP visited Coral Bookmakers on London Road to make his bet on ‘Perfect Candidate’.

Sir David attends Knights of St. Columba Irish Evening

On Saturday 7th April, Sir David Amess MP attended the Knights of St. Columba Irish evening at Saint Peter’s Church in Leigh-on-Sea. Guests at the charity event were treated to an Irish dance troupe performance whilst they tucked into traditional Irish food and drink.

Local MP attends launch of new property agent in Leigh-on-Sea

On Friday 6th April, local MP Sir David Amess attended the official launch of Marine Estates on Leigh Broadway. The MP for Southend West joined James Bonham, Managing Director of Marine Estates, the Mayor of Southend and Cllr Bernard Arscott to celebrate the launch.

Sir David delighted at Ivory Ban

Today, Environment Secretary Michael Gove confirmed that the UK will introduce a ban on ivory sales.

The proposed ban will be the toughest in Europe and amongst the toughest in the world – helping to protect elephants for future generations. 

MP seeks debate on excessive pay in the public sector

On Thursday 29 March, Sir David Amess MP asked the Leader of the House for a debate on the excessive salaries often given to senior members of the public sector.

 

Speaking in the House of Commons, the MP for Southend West said: