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An excellent Parliament Week

Last week we celebrated Parliament Week. One week in the year that we celebrate what is great about our democracy and our Parliament. This year is a particularly special one as we celebrate the 100 year anniversary of suffrage for women, and the achievements of women in Parliament ever since.

We will remember them

This Sunday we marked the 100th year anniversary of the end of the First World War. I marked the occasion by placing my wreath at the cenotaph along the Cliffs. Each time I do I reflect on the sacrifice made by so many so that we can all live the lives we have.

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,