Sir David visits King John School for Annual Disabled Sports Day

King John School, in Benfleet, recently hosted Lions Clubs for their Annual Disabled Sports Day. Sir David Amess MP opened the event which took place on Saturday 15th July and was joined by Rebecca Harris, MP for Castle Point, who presented the prizes. 

Local school celebrates Patron Feast Day

On Friday 14th July, St Thomas More High School for Boys celebrated the feast day of its Patron Saint with a mass and a day of activities. Despite the General Roman Catholic Calendar celebrating More on 22 June, the school holds its annual feast day closer to the summer holidays.

Summer Surgery Dates

As of Thursday 20th July, Parliament will be on Summer Recess until Monday 5th September. Throughout the summer break, Sir David will continue to hold his regular constituency surgeries. The dates of these surgeries are as follows:


- Friday 21st July

- Friday 4th August

Sir David urges charities to apply for share of £3m funding pot

Charities and community groups in Southend are being encouraged to apply for their share of a massive £3million funding pot. People’s Postcode Lottery’s Dream Fund is looking for charities to apply for funding to bring their dream project to life.

Sir David speaks in Grenfell Tower Fire Inquiry Debate

Following the tragic events at Grenfell Tower last month, a debate took place in the House of Commons on Wednesday 12th July on the inquiry into the fire.

Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West and Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Fire Safety & Rescue Group said:

Traffic Penalty Tribunal Host Reception in Parliament

The Traffic Penalty Tribunal hosted a reception in Parliament on Tuesday 11th July, which Sir David Amess MP attended.

The reception was attended by many of the Southend West MP’s parliamentary colleagues as well as experts in the field.