On Sunday 25th November, Sir David joined the congregation of Leigh Road Baptist Church to celebrate their 125th anniversary. The special service was addressed by the Rev. Jonathan Edwards, former General Secretary of the Baptist Union of Great Britain.
The Southend West MP has added his support to the campaign for a Fur Free Britain. On 23rd November, International Fur Free Friday, Sir David joined campaigner Claire Bass in Whitehall as she spent 24 hours in a cage.
On Tuesday 20th November, Sir David Amess MP joined the independent retailing community to celebrate and honour the industry’s successes. At the annual ceremony in Westminster, Sir David was joined by industry experts, retailers and Housing Secretary James Brokenshire.
The Southend West MP welcomed the Caravan Club to the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday 20th November to celebrate their award-winning members. Caravan club members, staff and industry guests were also joined by the Culture Secretary, the Rt. Hon Jeremy Wright.
On Tuesday 20th November, the Southend West MP added his name to the campaign to end trophy hunting. The MP joined Springwatch star and conservationist Bill Oddie at the House of Commons to support a ban on trophy hunting imports into the UK.
On Tuesday 20th November, Sir David Amess MP unveiled a plaque to commemorate the burial place of the founder of the NSPCC. The plaque in Sutton Road Cemetery pays tribute to the Reverend Benjamin Waugh, who lived in Southend towards the end of his life.