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Sir David Amess swears to take on mental illness

Sir David Amess MP has pledged to take on the unacceptable lack of progress in tackling young people’s mental health. At an event in Parliament on Tuesday 21st February, the MP for Southend West joined other MPs from all parties in swearing to tackle mental illness.

 

Local MP visits Girlguiding Celebration

Sir David took part in the Renewal of Promise/Thinking Day Celebration of the Southend West Division of Girlguiding on Sunday 19th February. The event which was attended by over 400 girls from the organisation was held at Southend High School for Girls.

Sir David visits Jenningsbet bookmakers

On Friday 17th February Sir David Amess MP visited Jenningsbet bookmakers on Leigh Broadway. The local shop was keen to show the Southend West MP first-hand the measures the industry has towards responsible gambling.

Sir David shows his support for the 49,000

Local MP Sir David Amess MP has committed to support the charity Together for Short Lives’ call to provide better support for children and young people who need palliative care and their families.

 

Sir David Amess supports ‘Volunteering-on-Sea’

Sir David Amess called in to support the Southend Association of Voluntary Services for the launch of ‘Volunteering-on-Sea’, an initiative aimed at persuading more local young people to volunteer.