Patrick Kidd

David Amess’s long campaign to make Southend a city

The late Sir David Amess MP was committed to upgrading the civic status of his town

Southend Pier in 1909 (Getty)

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Patrick Kidd
Patrick Kidd is Diary editor of the Times and author of 'The Weak are a Long Time in Politics', an anthology of his Times political sketches from 2014-19.

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