Sir David Amess

Sir David Amess Portrait

Conservative

Member for Southend West

amessd@parliament.uk
Select Committees
Panel of Chairs (since January 2020)

View sample weekly alert

Commons debate information for Sir David Amess

To view all Sir David Amess's Commons Debates Click here

Petition debates participated in by Sir David Amess

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
100,752
Petition Closed

End the export of live farm animals after Brexit.

Gov Responded - 16 Oct 2017 Debated on - 26 Feb 2018 View Sir David Amess's petition debate contributions
19 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 3 months ago

The transport of live animals exported from the UK causes immense suffering. This trade is governed by EU law, not the UK Government.

The Government should plan legislation to ban the export of live farm animals in favour of a carcass only trade and introduce this as soon as we leave the EU.

145,118
Petition Closed

Hold a referendum on the final Brexit deal

Gov Responded - 28 Sep 2017 Debated on - 11 Dec 2017 View Sir David Amess's petition debate contributions
12 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 3 months ago

We, the undersigned, call upon HM Government to give the people of this country the final say on the Brexit deal negotiated by the UK and EU. This would be done through a referendum that would take place prior to the April 2019 exit date.

14,438
Petition Closed

No referendum on the final deal for the UK to remain in the European Union.

Gov Responded - 17 Oct 2017 Debated on - 11 Dec 2017 View Sir David Amess's petition debate contributions
15 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 3 months ago

We, the undersigned, herby call upon HM government to dismiss calls for a referendum on the final deal as the British people were asked an important question on the 23rd June last year, the choices were abundantly clear, remain or leave the European Union and leave won a decisive vote.

Significant Petitions within Sir David Amess's constituency


Most recent EDMs signed by Sir David Amess

Date Tabled Title Signatures
12 Mar 2020
Sir David Amess signed this EDM on Monday 29th June 2020

The use of live animals for warfare experiments

Tabled by: Ben Lake (Plaid Cymru - Ceredigion)
That this House notes with concern that each year, thousands of animals including monkeys, mice, pigs and guinea pigs are experimented on using chemical, biological and other weapons, causing prolonged and extensive suffering; notes that while these experiments are not conducted to develop or test offensive weapons, suffering can continue …
78 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 30
Scottish National Party: 29
Liberal Democrat: 5
Conservative: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Independent: 1
4 Feb 2020
Sir David Amess signed this EDM on Monday 29th June 2020

Use of the whip in British horseracing

Tabled by: Chris Evans (Labour (Co-op) - Islwyn)
That this House notes that racehorses are routinely beaten with a whip under rules set by the industry's regulatory body, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) which sanctions this violent treatment in order that jockeys may, as it is claimed, encourage racehorses to improve their chances of winning, even though evidence …
64 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 24
Liberal Democrat: 6
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
View All Sir David Amess's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives led by Sir David Amess

Sir David Amess has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

5 Adjournment Debates led by Sir David Amess

Date Forum Title
20 Dec 2019 Commons Chamber Southend: City Status
25 Jul 2019 Commons Chamber Summer Adjournment
2 May 2019 Commons Chamber New Town in Essex
5 Dec 2017 Commons Chamber Stroke Services
6 Jul 2017 Commons Chamber Southend Hospital

3 Bills introduced by Sir David Amess

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Domestic Properties (Minimum Energy Performance) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Sir David Amess (Conservative)
Private Members' Bill
Ten Minute Bill
2nd reading: House of Commons 22 Jun 2018, 1:03 p.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to require the Secretary of State to ensure that domestic properties have a minimum energy performance rating of C on an Energy Performance Certificate; and for connected purposes.

Low Carbon Domestic Heating Bill 2017-19
Presented by Sir David Amess (Conservative)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 24 Jul 2019, 10:39 a.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision about low carbon domestic heating systems.

Domestic Properties (Minimum Energy Performance) (No.2) Bill 2017-19
Presented by Sir David Amess (Conservative)
Private Members' Bill
Presentation Bill
1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) 29 Mar 2019, 11:20 a.m.

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to require the Secretary of State to ensure that domestic properties have a minimum energy performance rating of C on an Energy Performance Certificate; and for connected purposes.


90 Written Questions asked by Sir David Amess

(View all 90 questions)
Pharmacy Cancer: Diagnosis Mechanical Thrombectomy Abortion Abortion Abortion Pupils: Contraception Pupils: Contraception Pupils: Contraceptives Pupils: Contraception Pupils: Contraception Asthma: Prescriptions Asthma: Prescriptions Ankylosing Spondylitis Drugs: Innovation Drugs: Innovation Nutrition Malnutrition: Death Medical Records Drugs: Prices Health Services and Science Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency Vitamin D Food: Labelling Food: Labelling Food: Labelling Medical Treatments: Innovation Medical Treatments: Innovation Hepatitis: Diagnosis Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education Sex and Relationship Education: Primary Education Sex and Relationship Education Pupils: Contraception Pupils: Family Planning Sex and Relationship Education Sex and Relationship Education Sex and Relationship Education Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education Pupils: Contraception Apprentices: Finance Apprentices: Taxation Apprentices: Finance Apprentices: Taxation Schools Church Schools: Admissions Church Schools: Admissions Children's Centres: Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships Employment: Government Assistance Treasury: Correspondence Self-employed: Coronavirus Primary Health Care: Non-domestic Rates Revenue and Customs: Payments Press and Publications: VAT Publications: VAT Electronic Publishing: VAT Publications: VAT Food: Consumption Social Security Benefits Married People: Tax Allowances Apprentices: Taxation Apprentices: Taxation Apprentices: Taxation Housing: Energy Housing: Energy Animal Experiments: Dogs Energy: Prices Warm Home Discount Scheme Warm Home Discount Scheme Charities: Data Protection Charities: Data Protection Charities: Data Protection Charities: Data Protection