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MPs pay tribute to Sir David Amess

The prime minister today paid tribute to Sir David Amess, the MP who was tragically killed on Friday, describing him as “one of the nicest, kindest and most gentle individuals to ever grace these benches.” Boris Johnson also revealed that Southend would be accorded city status as a tribute to Sir David – something the… Read more »

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Patel pledges to ‘safeguard our democracy’ in wake of Amess murder

Speaking to Sky News’ Trevor Philips on Sunday, Home Secretary Priti Patel stressed the need for further MP protection at constituency surgeries in light of Sir David Amess’ murder. This is ‘‘about safeguarding our democracy”, Patel said. At a time when the link between constituency and MP is under question, Patel insisted that Sir David’s… Read more »