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Both MP’s for the Maldon District, Dame Priti Patel and Sir John Whittingdale have further met with members of the ‘Save Maldon Medical Services’ group (16th May 2024) to discuss the ongoing campaign to save vital medical services from being relocated outside of the district. Priti and John spoke to …

Witham MP Priti Patel and the Essex Chambers of Commerce hosted a dinner meeting with the Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Mark Harper MP, in Parliament on Monday [13 May 2024]. Businesses from across Essex joined Priti and the Chambers’ Chief Executive Denise Rossiter to hear from …

Priti Patel, the Member of Parliament for Witham, joined Farming Minister Mark Spencer on a visit to local business King’s Seeds, which is based at Monk’s Farm just outside of Kelvedon, on Thursday 2nd May. The visit follows on from Priti’s initial meeting with the business in January, where she …

Priti Patel MP has continued to raise the concerns of her constituents in Parliament to  the government  about Maltings Academy and Academies Enterprise Trust with the Minister for School, Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP during Education Questions in the House of Commons. These are ongoing concerns raised by parents whose …

Witham MP Priti Patel was honoured to open a brand-new state of the art Indian restaurant called Maria’s Indian Dining in the former George and Dragon on Monday 1st May. Priti was once again, invited by owner’s Abdul Shalim and Abdul Muhith. The new establishment is offering the most exquisite …

Witham MP Priti Patel recently met with Brad Wendes, Director of Kinetix, and saw the youth intervention project that they are currently running. They set up the Kinetix Academy CIC in 2022 to deliver sports intervention, mentorship, access to qualifications, and food education to young people from low-income families and …

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

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CAMPAIGNS

Essex local quarries plan

Essex County Council has recently consulted on 52 potential candidate sites across the County for new quarrying activities as part of their review of their 2014 Minerals Local Plan. 20 of those sites fall within the Witham constituency. This part of Essex already has a high number of quarrying sites, …

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 …

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