18 Oct 2021

MPs pay tribute to Sir David Amess after he was killed

Political Editor

Members of parliament have been paying tribute to the life of Sir David Amess in Westminster today in a special sitting of the House of Commons.

They later filed out in procession to St Margaret’s Church for a memorial service.

As a tribute to Sir David the prime minister announced that the Queen has granted Southend city status, a cause for which the late MP had long campaigned