Paying respects to Sir David Amess MP
Roger Hirst, Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner said: “Following yesterday’s shocking and tragic incident, this morning I joined the Prime Minister, Home Secretary, Speaker of the Commons, Leader of the Opposition and local leaders to pay my respects to Sir David.
“It was a sombre moment of reflection to remember a man who worked so hard for his community, who served those he represented passionately and made a real difference for Southend.”
“My heart goes out to his family and friends and also his constituents at this difficult time.”
“As we try and come to terms with these tragic events it is important we remember the man he was and contribution he made. A true public servant.”