On 15 October 2021, Sir David Amess, a British Conservative Party politician and Member of Parliament (MP) for Southend West, died after being stabbed multiple times at his constituency surgery at Belfairs Methodist Church Hall in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.Who was Michael Amess and what was his constituency?
A vigil for Amess was held in his constituency of Southend West at 6 pm on the day of his death, and another the next day. Sir Lindsay Hoyle, Speaker of the House of Commons, announced that the security of MPs would be reviewed.What happened to Amelio Amess?
Amess continued to serve both as an MP and a local councillor until 1986, when he stood down from Redbridge Borough Council to concentrate on his Westminster seat. He held his Basildon seat narrowly at the 1987 general election, in part by developing a significant personal following.Will Southend become a city in honour of David Amess?
"Southend to be given city status in tribute to Sir David Amess, Boris Johnson announces". Independent. Archived from the original on 18 October 2021. Retrieved 18 October 2021. ^ "Sir David Amess: Southend to become a city in honour of MP".