Sir David Amess who was killed in a terror attack on Friday admitted his family 'paid a big price' for his service as an MP in an unearthed interview filmed 10 years ago.
The MP for Southend West died on scene after a knifeman stabbed him multiple times at a church in Leigh-on-Sea on Friday afternoon.
A 25-year-old British man of Somali heritage has been detained under terrorism legislation until Friday and is being questioned as part of the investigation.
In an interview from 2011, David Amess said his family 'paid a big price' for his service as an MP
Sir David Amess, 69 (pictured outside his surgery earlier this month), was stabbed 'multiple times' by a man as he spoke to constituents at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea
The popular MP, who has served Southend since 1997 after 14 years as MP for Basildon, was killed while carrying out his duties, meeting constituents at a surgery when he was attacked.
The 69-year-old was known for his dedication to the community and to the responsibilities bestowed upon him as a serving MP.
Now, it has been revealed in an unearthed interview clip, Sir David admitted his family paid a big price for his work as a member of parliament.
The interview was filmed in 2011 by sixth form student Alex Bright who is now a local Conservative councillor in Southend.
In the video, shared by the Sunday