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David Amess

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David Amess was the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate in Southend West in the UK Parliament elections. They were elected with 27,555 votes. Our volunteers have been adding information on David Amess - here's everything we know so far!

Party manifesto

David Amess was the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate. Find out more about their policies in the Conservative and Unionist Party manifesto.

Wikipedia

Sir David Anthony Andrew 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. A long-term and vocal Eurosceptic, he supported Brexit in the 2016 EU referendum and has since been a supporter of Leave Means Leave, a pro-Brexit campaign.

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Biographical summary

Born: 1952-03-26, Plaistow, Essex, England
School: St Bonaventure's Catholic School
Undergraduate degree: Economics and Government, Bournemouth College of Technology
Previous job: Recruitment Consultant

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Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2019: The UK Parliament elections, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Southend West
  • 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Southend West
  • 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Southend West
  • 2010: The UK Parliament elections, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Southend West

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