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Sir David supports Modern Muse

On Wednesday 1st March Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, showed his support for Modern Muse at an event in Westminster. The organisation aims to empower girls everywhere to make more informed career decisions.

'Make Care Fair' says Sir David Amess MP

Member of Parliament for Southend West, Sir David Amess MP today joined leading disability charity Leonard Cheshire in Parliament to back their calls for an end to flying 15 minute homecare visits.

 

Southend West MP supports local newspapers

Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, has shown his support for local newspapers around Southend. At an event in Westminster on Wednesday 1st March the MP backed the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) campaign ‘Local News Matters’.

Sir David supports the Great Daffodil Appeal

Sir David Amess has showed his support for the Marie Curie Great Daffodil Appeal. The appeal aims to raise the funds needed to provide care for people affected by terminal illness.

 

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Local MP vows to beat eating disorders

Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity, has received the support of Southend West MP, Sir David Amess, for Eating Disorders Awareness Week.

Southend West MP supports Emmeline Pankhurst statue competition

On Monday 27th February Sir David Amess attended an event in Westminster for the WoManchester Statue Project. The campaign aims to build a statue of Emmeline Pankhurst in Manchester city centre to celebrate the significant role that women have played in the city.

Local MP supports campaign to boost number of female engineers in the UK

To mark International Women’s Day, Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, is supporting the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) #9percentisnotenough campaign to tackle the gender diversity issue in UK engineering, which is compounding the engineering skills shortage. 

 

February Alternative City of Culture events draw to a close

Over the course of February a number of events around Southend have showed off the town’s historic architecture. On Saturday 15th February members of the public were given a tour of Prittlewell Priory, Priory Park to explore its hidden historical features.