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C2C rail services discussed between local MP and Transport Minister

Southend West MP, Sir David Amess, met with Transport Minister, Paul Maynard MP, to discuss the current rail services being provided in Southend. The local MP was joined by Geoffrey May from the Southend Rail Travellers Association and Karl Lansley who represented Southend passenger groups.

MP praises Brit Awards

Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, said:

“What a wonderful celebration the Brit Awards are regarding the quality of British music, it really is the best in the world. It underpins that it’s all about the quality of the singing and not the shenanigans surrounding the singing.

Sir David meets with Work and Pensions Secretary

Following Sir David’s question to the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work in the House of Commons on Monday 20th February, the MP for Southend West was invited to a meeting with the Rt Hon Damian Green MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

Princess Anne visits Southend

On Wednesday 22nd February Princess Anne visited Southend in order to reopen the Citizens Advice Bureau reception area following its recent renovation.

The National Lottery is a winning ticket for Southend West

Sir David Amess MP has thanked National Lottery players in Southend West for their role in raising over £30 million every week for good causes, and has urged more local arts, sports, heritage and community groups to apply for National Lottery funding.

 

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.