James Duddridge is MP for Rochford and Southend East

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James Duddridge is MP for Rochford and Southend East and a member of the Conservative party.

James Duddridge has 32275 followers on Twitter.

Good fun visiting @MeccaSouthend recently to call a game of bingo. All for a good cause, with lots of money being raised for @decappeal in Ukraine as part of #NationalBingoDay.

Out delivering leaflets over the weekend... and not political ones for a change!

Do come along if you can: Music for a Summer Evening with the Deanery Orchestra on Saturday 9th July at St. Augustine's Church, in aid of @TheBHF. ๐ŸŽปโ˜€๏ธ

Today, the City of Southend came together to say thank you to the incredible men and women in our Armed Forces - past and present - for keeping us safe. ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ™


Adam Tregoning @southendmace1

#ArmedForcesDay2022 @SouthendCityC @westborokevin @Anna_Firth @JamesDuddridge

Good to sit down with @ChiefInspMiles and the @EpRochford
team this afternoon to be updated on local policing matters and their ongoing work to keep the district safe. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ฎ #Rochford @EssexPoliceUK

Armed Forces Day returns this Saturday!

Come and pay your respects to the armed forces community from 10.30am in the High Street.

More info: https://orlo.uk/AFD_2022_vpAdm

#Southend #ArmedForcesDay @VisitSouthend @sendcarnival

Today, I will table legislation that will give employers the freedom to recruit skilled, temporary staff to plug vital roles during strike action.

This new law will help protect the British public from future disruption caused by militant trade unions๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฟ


Will be showing my support for the Donโ€™t Face It Alone campaign today in Parliament and during #PMQs.

๐—ก๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐˜† ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ณ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐—น๐—น๐˜†๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ - such an important message, and you can find out more ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡



Statement from Rochford and Southend East MP
@JamesDuddridge on today's industrial action:

1/4: "By pressing ahead with todayโ€™s rail strikes, the unions have chosen to hit hardworking families in the pocket at the worst possible time."

Families are facing global cost of living pressures. Labour's response? Backing today's rail strikes.

Their union friends admit it will cost families, yet Labour won't condemn it ๐Ÿ‘‡

Great fun taking part in the #HARP24 challenge over the weekend. Lost a few hours due to thunder and torrential rain, however 38 miles covered in total. Next yearโ€™s target is 50 miles! ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธโ›ˆ @harpsouthend

Action is needed to sort the overgrown weeds that are becoming prolific in parts of Southend. Not only do they look unsightly, but they're a trip hazard too. Letโ€™s get this fixed @SouthendCityC! ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿƒ

Busy start to our public engagement event in Shoeburyness! We're at the Salvation Army hall in Frobisher Way until 8pm tonight, asking residents' views on options for Shoebury Health Centre's future site.

You can also view the options and have a say here http://www.ingletonwood.co.uk/shoebury-hub-consultation.php

40 years ago today, the British Armed Forces liberated the Falkland Islands.

We will always remember the bravery and the sacrifices made to protect the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands. ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

#Falklands40 #LiberationDay

After 3 years, the Southend Half Marathon returned to #Southend yesterday! More than 1,500 runners braced the sunshine raising vital funds for local hospice care. Race results available here: https://results.sporthive.com/events/6941680831337369856 Photos: http://facebook.com/havensevents @HavensHospices @Utilize_PLC

A new #SouthendHalfMarathon medal to add to the collection! A warm run, but a great day and fantastic crowds. Thank you to @HavensHosEvents, local Cadets, marshals and all those who made it happen! Well done to everyone who also took part, raising money for @HavensHospices. ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ…

Good to sit down with the @PigsBaySouthend team today. This local distillery is the first of its kind in Southend, producing premium gins, vodka, liqueurs and rum right here in our city! Do give them your support if you can. ๐Ÿ‘

This is a government that delivers on what the people of this country care about most.

We are focused on uniting and levelling up across the country and unleashing the potential of the whole United Kingdom.

I supported the Prime Minister in the confidence vote. He won by a clear majority, which allows us to put the distraction of the past months behind us and focus on getting on with the job. (1/2)

Found this morning near Tower Hill. Message me if it is yours. Prove by saying what in it. Otherwise will donate the money to charityโ€ฆ

Busy day at in Westminster. Constituents on the train offering the PM their best in the vote tonight. We need to get on with the job and tonightโ€™s vote will draw a line under these issues. #BackBoris

Welcome to day 1๏ธโƒฃ of The Queenโ€™s #PlatinumJubilee Celebration Weekend!

๐Ÿ’‚ Trooping the Colour will take place at Horse Guards Parade, followed by Gun Salutes and a Flypast.

๐Ÿ”ฅ Over 3,000 Jubilee Beacons will be lit across the UK, with the Principal Beacon at Buckingham Palace.

Today marks the start of Volunteersโ€™ Week (1 to 7 June) and we would like to thank and celebrate our community #volunteers for their hard work and dedication throughout the year. #VolunteersWeek2022

Read more: https://orlo.uk/nKD9q

*Survey extended*

Have your say on a new strategy being formed to help guide the future regeneration and development of our City Centre.

By answering a short survey, your views will help to shape a new action plan.

Take the survey by Fri 3 June: https://orlo.uk/3zJsj

This ๐—ฉ๐—ผ๐—น๐˜‚๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€' ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ we say ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ธ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ to everyone who has donated their time to help others. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

From Southend @parkrun to @southendsams. To our litter pickers, @savs_southend or our vaccine volunteers.

However you do it. Thank you. ๐Ÿ†#VolunteersWeek

As somebody who has taken on three rescue cats, itโ€™s always a pleasure to meet with the @Battersea_ team. ๐Ÿ˜บ๐Ÿถ

At a recent parliamentary event, I was updated on their latest work, including their pet-friendly properties campaign.


The bunting's out! ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Southend is getting ready to celebrate. ๐Ÿ‘‘ #PlatinumJubilee #HM70 #JubileeReady

๐Ÿšจ Last night, Labour & the Lib Dems voted against our Public Order Bill to stop dangerous protest tactics.

๐Ÿš‘ Rather than side with law abiding majority, they chose a selfish minority blocking roads and emergency services.

Today I welcomed Minister for Small Business @scullyp to Rochford - where we visited the @PostOffice BankHub and met local businesses in Rochford Square too. ๐Ÿค๐Ÿ‘

We were delighted to welcome @scullyp and @JamesDuddridge to the BankHub in Rochford today to discuss how, by working with the banking industry, this innovative pilot branch has supported local communities and helped small businesses in the area.

Great to hear live music at Warrior Square on the way to do some shopping on the high street. โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐ŸŒž

Today's Full Council will see the election of Cllr Kevin Robinson as Southend's 101st Mayor. Cllr Robinson will take over from Cllr Margaret Borton who has served as the Mayor of both the Borough and City of Southend-on-Sea this year.

Watch from 3.30pm: https://orlo.uk/webcast_nuAD8

Good news ๐Ÿ‘‡

โœ… Southend High School for Girls
โœ… St Bernard's High School
โœ… Waterman Primary
โœ… Porters Grange Primary & Nursery
โœ… Hamstel Infant School & Nursery
โœ… Bournemouth Park Academy

โ†—๏ธ To receive funding to improve classrooms and learning environments. #LevellingUp

A busy morning @TheJobFairs in Southend today where I was able to meet and chat to many of our local employers about the types of jobs available for local people - including @Ipeco_Ltd and @Ventrica! ๐Ÿ™Œ ๐Ÿ’ผ

Thanks to Levelling Up funding, Southend will benefit from:

โœ…Revamp of @SouthendTheatre
โœ…Flood protection at Marine Parade
โœ…Improvements at Leigh Port

I urge communities across the UK to get their bids in for round 2 now๐Ÿ‘‡

Great to be in #Southend today to see how our Levelling Up Fund will boost tourism, economic growth & jobs.
Thanks to @SouthendCityC @Anna_Firth & @JamesDuddridge for a great tour. A fantastic example of #LevellingUp in action!

Brilliant to welcome Treasury Minister @Helen_Whately to #OldLeigh to show off our historic cockle fishing industry and enjoy some fresh cockles from @OsbornesFish!๐Ÿ˜

Good to welcome Treasury Minister @Helen_Whately to Southend this morning to show how ยฃ20m of the Government's Levelling Up Fund will benefit the UK's newest city ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง, and discuss ways that we can improve Southend High Street โœ…. #LevellingUp #SouthendCity

Conservative MP for Rochford and Southend East, James Duddridge, backs calls for big brands to stop manipulating models' bodies in adverts https://bit.ly/3McV1rS

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