Sir David Amess: ‘You can’t have politicians who never meet the public’, says former MP

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‘I don’t think you can do this job without having the one-to-one contact.’

Former MP Lembit Opik says ‘you can’t have politicians who never meet the public.’

It comes following concerns for MPs safety as a result of the killing of Sir David Amess.

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In This Story: David Amess

Sir David Anthony Andrew Amess MP was a British politician who served as Member of Parliament for Southend West from 1997 until his killing in 2021. He previously served as MP for Basildon from 1983 to 1997. He was a member of the Conservative Party. He was born and grew up in Essex.

On October 15 2021, Amess was fatally stabbed at a constituency surgery in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex, UK. A 25 year old suspect was detained at the scene.

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