Latest News from Priti Patel MP

Priti backs new victims law in Parliamentary speech

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has spoken in support of new laws being brought in to provide more rights and support for victims of crime, including the strengthening of the Victims’ Code and the introduction of an Independent Public Advocate to support victims and families affected by major incidents. Priti has been a longstanding campaigner for a victims’ law, introducing her own proposals to Parliament in …
Priti backs new victims law in Parliamentary speech

Witham MP visits schools as part of her ‘Get Witham Growing’ campaign

Priti Patel, the MP for Witham, has made further visits to local schools on Thursday 4th May as part of her Get Witham Growing campaign launched earlier this year in March. The aim of the campaign is to help children with the development of horticultural skills and grow an appreciation of nature. The Witham MP presented four schools with a …
Priti Patel MP visiting Acorn Academy.

MP’s 2023 Get Witham Reading campaign gets underway with Ministerial support

The MP for Witham, Priti Patel has launched her annual school literacy campaign ‘Get Witham Reading 2023’.  The campaign, which was first held in 2012, began at a time when children’s literacy levels in Witham were below the national average. 1 in 6 pupils were leaving school without achieving the literacy level of an 11 year old and this prompted …
Priti Patel MP visiting schools as part of Get Witham Reading 2022 to meet the students who were taking part.

Priti says: Opportunity for sustainable offshore energy grid shouldn't be missed

Going through Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex, this corridor of metal will blight some of our most beautiful landscapes and harm the environment. By PRITI PATEL 17:01, Sun, Apr 30, 2023 - Daily Express Britain is a world leader in generating clean, low carbon and renewable energy, with 40 percent of our electricity produced in our country coming from those sources. …
Priti says: Opportunity for sustainable offshore energy grid shouldn't be missed

Priti opens memorial to murdered Coggeshall swans

A memorial seat for a family of four swans brutally killed in January this year, has been unveiled in Coggeshall by the MP for the Witham Constituency, Priti Patel.  Youths with catapults are believed to have been the culprits.  The memorial bench can be found on the river in Coggeshall, near Bridge Street. In a special ceremony on Friday 21st …
Priti Patel MP at the opening of the new memorial bench on the River in Coggeshall. From left: PC Mathew Harkness, Elaine Kelleher, Julie Whitney, Dee Griffiths, Dave Griffiths, Zachary Woods, PC Jed Raven, Mary Taylor and Jane Sharp.
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