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Local MP Supports Young Scholars

Sir David Amess MP joined the Scholars Programme run by national charity, the Brilliant Club, at Edwards Hall Primary School on Friday 25th May. The local MP learned how the Scholars Programme recruits and places doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in state schools.

 

MP 'Cuts the Ribbon' at Brand New Post Office

Sir David Amess MP for Southend West and the Mayor of Southend “cut the ribbon” on Friday (25 May) at the official opening of brand new Eastwoodbury Crescent Post Office with new Postmaster Steve Piratheepan.

 

MP Seeks Restoration of Traditional Adjournment Debates

During Business of the House Questions on Thursday, 24th May, Sir David Amess MP rose to ask the Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom, if the House of Commons would reconsider adjournment debates.

 

The MP for Southend West said:

 

MP Says No to Harmful Plastics, Yes to Plastics Bill

Sir David Amess MP expressed his support on Thursday, 24th May for the Plastics Bill sponsored by Geraint Davies MP in the House of Commons. Southend West’s local MP supports the Bill that will set ambitious targets for the reduction of plastic waste in the UK.

 

MP Leads Debate on UK-Qatar Relations

On Wednesday, 23rd May, Sir David Amess MP secured a debate in Westminster Hall on the issue of UK relations with the country of Qatar.

MP Raises Support for Businesses and Entrepreneurs

During Treasury Questions on Tuesday, 22nd May, Sir David Amess MP asked a the Chancellor about the fiscal steps that the Government is taking to support businesses and entrepreneurs in the UK.

 

Southend West’s MP said in the House of Commons:

 

MP Returns to the Scouts

Sir David Amess MP attended the Scouts Association’s reception on Wednesday, 23rd May at the Speaker’s House in the Palace of Westminster. Southend West’s local MP was able to hear from a Jamaican immigrant whose life was forever changed by being introduced to the Scouts at a young age.

Sir David Supports Registration of Donors to Cure Kaiya

On Wednesday, 23rd May, Southend West’s MP, Sir David Amess, was pleased to attend an event in support of a young girl named Kaiya with the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Stem Cell Transplantation. The five-year-old, Kaiya, has a rare and aggressive form of Leukaemia.

Sir David Supports #Cakes4Syria this Ramadan

Sir David Amess MP was pleased to show his support during this Ramadan for the Cake Campaign. Ramadan is a time of giving, and Islamic Relief UK was able to raise over £11 million last Ramadan. The MP for Southend West supports these efforts again during this next month.