LATEST NEWS

Witham MP Priti Patel has visited Tarmac’s Colchester Quarry site in Stanway to discuss their plans for minerals and aggregates extraction and the work they are doing to support the construction industry and to decarbonise their operations. Tarmac is the UK’s leading business providing aggregates for use in road construction and maintenance …

With his spring Budget next week, the Chancellor has the opportunity to focus on delivering higher economic growth for Britain. He can remove long-standing barriers that have held our country back, set our fiscal policy on a path to lower taxes and contain public spending to spur on investment and …

Witham’s MP Priti Patel, recently met with Cancer Research UK at their World Cancer Day event in Parliament to discuss the Cancer Research UK Cancer Manifesto. Priti spoke with practitioners, campaigners and health staff at the event and thanked them for the incredible work they do to prevent cancer and …

Priti questions the Minister on behalf of her constituent Mr Ward regarding the compensation scheme. Priti called for justice and compensation to be delivered without delay and continual stress put on the victims of this scandal. Priti said: “The Horizon scandal destroyed the lives and livelihoods of sub-postmasters across the …

Priti meets with campaigners in Parliament

Priti Patel MP for Witham met with Oesophageal cancer campaigners in Parliament. Oesophageal cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in the UK, even though its pre-cancerous symptoms, such as heartburn, are relatively easy to recognise. At a recent Parliamentary event on Preventing Oesophageal Cancer Priti learnt about new methods …

Witham MP Priti Patel has congratulated retired Police Officer, Mandy Chapman from the Witham constituency, who has received a Prime Minister’s Points of Light award. Ms Chapman received the award for her work in championing the role retired service dogs can continue to play by improving the welfare of Police …

Working for a better Witham

The Witham constituency is a fantastic place to live and work. It includes some of the most beautiful countryside in Essex as well as great, world leading businesses. The constituency is both urban and rural and includes over 30 parish councils and parts of four local authorities. Since 2010 Priti has been proud to represent this part of Essex and champion the needs of local communities across the whole constituency

Find Out More

CAMPAIGNS

Defending Rural Essex

Priti is proud to support farmers, producers and rural communities in Essex. She’s working with the police to tackle rural crime, campaigning to safeguard agricultural land and promoting more sales and exports of local produce.

Supporting local charities

Priti supports a number of local charities and good causes in the constituency, including Farleigh Hospice, the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity and the Royal British Legion.

Opposing National Grid’s pylon plans

Priti has been campaigning against the National Grid’s plans for over 100 miles of new pylons and overhead power lines in East Anglia and calling for the development of an offshore grid as an alternative.

NO to Wethersfield

Priti is opposing the use of accomodation at the former air force base at Wethersfield by the Home Office for asylum seekers. The rural site, located in the Braintree district, is being used to accommodate hundreds of asylum seekers who have entered the UK illegally while their claims are processed. …

Backing local healthcare services

Priti continues to campaign to secure improvements and new investment in local health, social care, and mental health services. She regularly meets local doctors, nurses, and paramedics, has successfully campaigned for more GPs to be trained locally at Anglia Ruskin University, and has frequent discussions with Government Ministers about the …

Supporting local businesses

Priti is a strong champion for local businesses, meeting them regularly and campaigning for lower taxes and less red tape. Over 80% of local jobs are based in small and medium sized enterprises and throughout her time as Witham’s MP she has supported local businesses to grow, invest in new …

GALLERY