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James Welcomes Funding Boost for Social Care

James Duddridge, Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East, has welcomed a government announcement that Southend on Sea will be receiving an additional £2.2 million to help with pressures on local social services. 

James Welcomes Free Festive Parking in Southend

James Duddridge, Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East, has welcomed the announcement that Southend Borough Council Car Parks in the Town Centre will be free of charge every Sunday and Thursday evening throughout December. 

James Visits British Troops in Kenya

James Duddridge, Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East, has visited troops currently based in the British Army's Training Base in Kenya. 

James visits Magistrates Court

James Duddridge, Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East, visited the Southend Magistrates Court last Friday. 

James Holds Round Table with Small Businesses

James Duddridge, Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East, has met with local businesses during a round table event at the Hive with the Foundation of Small Businesses. 

James calls for support for start up tech firms

James Duddridge, Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East has asked the Minister of State for Culture, Media and Sports, Margot James MP, a question about support for tech businesses.

During today's DCMS Topical Questions James asked the Minister of State, 

A budget that will help Southend

This week the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond MP, delivered his budget to the House of Commons. Within it there were a number of great measures that will have a real positive effect on Southend.

James pledges to promote positive commonwealth relationship

James Duddridge, Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East, has pledged to Promote closer ties with the Commonwealth after Brexit. 

James said, 

"Brexit is a massive opportunity for us to sign pour own trade deals and become a truly Global Britain."