One of three Trustees of Woman With Endometriosis charity Sir David Amess was first elected to Parliament to represent Basildon in 1983, and then stood for election in Southend West in 1997. He has been an active MP in Parliament, sponsoring bills including the Abortion (Amendment) Bill (1996-7), the Protection Against Cruel Tethering Act (1988) and the Warm Homes Bill, which passed into law in December 2000 as the Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Act. With over 30 years’ experience in Parliament, David often chairs debates in the House of Commons on various different issues. David’s main interests and areas of expertise are animal welfare and pro-life issues.
After hearing about the Women With Endometriosis campaign, Sir David was eager to offer his help. Now a Trustee of the Women With Endometriosis charity, The MP for Southend West will be working with the Women With Endometriosis Founder Carla Cressy to bring about change so that more is done to educate girls about the dangers of Endometriosis.
“Carla Cressy’s story is both inspirational and heart-breaking as a result of her suffering with endometriosis. I fully support and am totally committed to her campaign to bring the education of endometriosis into schools so that early diagnosis is possible.”