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Sir David Amess spreads festive cheer with annual Christmas visits

On Friday 14th December, the Southend West MP spread joined in the festivities across the constituency with his annual Christmas visits. Starting the day dressed as Santa Claus, the MP surprised the children at Southend Hospital Children’s Ward and Fair Havens Hospice with presents and toys.

£23M funding boost for Essex Police

Sir David Amess MP has welcomed an extra £23 million funding increase for Essex Police in 2019. The Southend West MP met with the Home Secretary Sajid Javid to discuss the cash boost as part of the 2019 police funding settlement.

Sir David Amess MP marks International Human Rights Day

The Southend West MP attended Amnesty International's Annual Human Rights Day Reception on Wednesday 12th December to show his support for women around the world who are being attacked, threatened and even killed for defending their rights.

Local MP joins in Christmas celebrations across Southend

Sir David Amess MP joined in the festivities at Christmas events across Southend this weekend. The MP started the busy festive period on Thursday 6th December by attending the lighting of the Christmas tree outside Southend Borough Council.

Southend Mencap holds special Christmas Concert

On Friday 7th December, the Southend Mencap held their annual Christmas concert. Sir David Amess MP and Southend Mayor Cllr Derek Jarvis joined the celebrations at Highlands Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea.

 

Sir David Amess backs campaign to end rough sleeping for good

The Southend West MP pledged to help end rough sleeping and make sure everyone can have a home for good at a St Mungo’s event in Parliament on Tuesday 4th December.Guests, including St Mungo’s clients, parliamentarians and charity representatives, met in the House of Commons to discuss the govern