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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.

 

The MP for Southend West said:

 

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.

Leanne Jarvis holds fundraiser in aid of nephew

On Friday 24th February Sir David Amess attended a fundraiser organised by The Voice UK contestant Leanne Jarvis. The event, which took place at Bowers in Pitsea, was in aid of Leanne’s ill nephew Harry.

Local MP joins constituents on tour of Old Leigh

As part of the Alternative City of Culture programme of events, on Friday 24th February, a number of locals took part in a tour of Old Leigh. Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, joined his constituents to get an insight into the history of the popular seaside area.