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Sir David joins in 100th birthday celebrations

This morning Sir David Amess, Member of Parliament for Southend West, joined in the celebrations at Cavell Lodge for resident Dorothy Walters who is celebrating her 100th birthday today.

Sir David Amess celebrates Brexit

At 11pm on Friday 31st January 2020, the United Kingdom left the European Union. While celebrations were taking place in all parts of the Country, in Southend, Sir David Amess MP joined with local residents to mark the momentous occasion.  

Sir David supports Action for Children

Ahead of Children’s Mental Health Week (3-9 February), Sir David Amess joined young people and mental health experts from leading UK children’s charity, Action for Children, in Parliament to hear about their mental health services which help children and young people build healthy, happy minds.  

Southend MP meets Red Cross volunteers in Parliament

Sir David Amess met with British Red Cross volunteers and staff at Westminster on Tuesday, January 28 at a special parliamentary event in the organisation’s 150th year of supporting people in crisis.  

Sir David supports RSPCA efforts to improve animal welfare

On 22nd January, Sir David Amess MP attended the RSPCA’s drop-in in the House of Commons and met with Chief Executive Chris Sherwood to hear about its Generation Kind’ initiative helps teach compassion to new generations and work to protect animals in Southend West. 

Sir David meets Sarcoma UK

On Tuesday 21st January Sir David Amess, Member of Parliament for Southend West, met with Sarcoma UK to discuss the work the charity is doing to support people affected by sarcoma cancer.

Southend MP asks Parliamentary Question on online abuse

More people than ever before are using the internet and in particular, social media platforms. Individuals, who have accounts in both private and public capacities, often have to put up with online abuse from people that cannot be identified.

Sir David signs Holocaust Book of Commitment

This week, Southend West MP Sir David Amess signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who