Policy Connect statement: Sir David Amess MP

Everyone at Policy Connect is shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Sir David Amess MP.

We are deeply indebted to him for his work with us and the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Carbon Monoxide Safety on fire safety insulation and carbon monoxide poisoning.

Barry Sheerman, Chair of Policy Connect, said: "David was known across the House as a decent, kind, and dedicated man. I am deeply shocked and saddened by his sudden loss and pay tribute to his lifetime of public service."

We send our sincere condolences to his family and friends.