David Amess

Sir David Amess is a British Conservative Party politician. He has been a Member of Parliament (MP) since 1983, first for Basildon, and since 1997 for Southend West.
After more than thirty years in the House of Commons, Sir David Amess joins this APPG with a wealth of experience in a range of issues, particularly in health. Sir David served on the Health Committee from 1998 until 2007 while also serving as Chair of the Conservative Party Backbench Committee for Health since 1999. He also served on multiple Backbench Business Committees from 2012 to 2015 and still serves on the Panel of Chairs as well as the Administration Committee.
David has sponsored numerous successful bills, received the Dods Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of his lifetime commitment to charitable work and can be found frequently chairing Public Bill Committees, Westminster Hall debates and even Committees of the whole House.