James Duddridge (Rochford and Southend, East) (Con): I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Southend, West (Mr. Amess) on securing this debate on a vital issue. At the best of times, the relationship between government and the electorate is a difficult one;
James Duddridge, Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East, has requested waiting time figures from Southend University Hospital Trust, following a damning government report showing that waiting times in England have increased between 45% and 57% in the last two years.
Further to the announcement by Essex County Council of the lowest increase in council tax since its introduction nearly 20 years ago, James Duddridge MP for Rochford and Southend East, has today congratulated the Council.
James Duddridge, Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East, has today announced that he will be holding an open surgery on Saturday 20th December at Wakering Memorial Hall, High Street, Great Wakering.
James Duddridge, MP for Rochford and Southend East, has expressed his outrage at today's closure of Southend-on-Sea's Driving Test Centre despite repeated calls to save the centre being made at the highest levels.