Recently, Priti Patel, Member of Parliament for Witham met with The Football Foundation at Witham Sports Ground. The Football Foundation is the country’s largest sports charity. Their funding comes from the Premier League, the FA and the Government and they aim to transform the landscape of grassroots sports in England. …


Priti questions Ministers on support for rural communities with poor broadband in Essex.


Former Home Secretary and Witham MP Priti Patel has called for new robust laws to be put in place to tackle a range of crimes that blight our communities. Speaking during a debate on the Criminal Justice Bill in the House of Commons, Priti praised the work of the police …


Witham MP Priti Patel, recently, urged Minister’s to scrap the protections that vile Foreign National Offenders like disgusting sex offender Yaqub Ahmed receive in the UK. Priti as a longstanding campaigner for victims and their families, believes that victims and the British people deserve better.  


Priti raised the National Grid’s disastrous plans to impose over 100 miles of pylons and overhead powerlines between Norwich and Tilbury. Ms Patel urged the Government to do the work; commit to delivering the offshore grid that will provide more investment and growth in renewables and pull the plug on …

It's time to support business and cut taxes

Earlier in the month Witham MP, Priti Patel pressed Ministers to do more to support business, cut taxes and deregulate by cutting red tape. Allowing businesses and individuals to keep more of the money they earn.  

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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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 …