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Sir David meets with new C2C owner Trenitalia UK

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.

Southend Alternative City of Culture Choirs Concert

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.

Local MP raises a number of issues in Easter Adjournment Debate

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:

Local MP attends Children with Cancer UK Parliamentary Reception

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.

Persian New year celebrated in Parliament

Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, joined fellow parliamentarians in Westminster on Tuesday 28th March to celebrate the Persian New Year, Nowruz.

Southend Museum opens Veterans: A Shared Experience exhibition

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.