Improving Southend High Street is so important to our town

Southend high street has been the physical heart of the Southend community since 1885.  To residents, visitors and workers it is far more than just a high street; it is a crucial place of community, exchange and expression – and will always remain so.

"Why I am backing Boris Johnson"

James Duddridge, the Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East, has released the following statement after attending Boris Johnson's official leadership campaign launch on Wednesday. 

James, who publicly joined the campaign to #BackBoris last week, said: