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Priti visiting local schools affected by RAAC

Massive funding boast for rebuilding Witham’s schools

Published on 14th February 2024 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Local MP Priti Patel has expressed her delight as schools across the Witham constituency are set to benefit from a share of the funds from the Government’s school rebuilding programme. Six schools are set to receiving millions of pounds of funding from the Government to rebuild or improve their school …

School transport concerns raised with Minister

Published on 7th February 2024 Published in General News

Priti Patel MP has met with the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Roads and Local Transport, Guy Opperman MP to raise concerns regarding bus services and provision in Witham. This included discussing complaints from constituents about the reliability of services provided by Hedingham Omnibuses, which are essential to ensuring that …

Apprentices celebrated in Parliament

Published on 7th February 2024 Published in General News

This week is National Apprenticeship Week, where we celebrate and promote the fantastic opportunities that they provide for young people in particular. Priti had the chance to meet with many fantastic businesses from across Essex and the UK who employ and train young people on apprenticeship schemes. Priti said: “It …

Jewish Women’s Charity meet with former Home Secretary

Published on 5th February 2024 Published in General News

Recently, former Home Secretary and MP for Witham Priti Patel met with The Jewish Leadership Council and Jewish Women’s Aid in Parliament recently. They provide important support for women and children affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence. As Home Secretary Priti was able to work closely with them particularly …

Priti urges Education Department to keep kids in their own county for school

Category: General News Published: 1st February 2024 - 10:07 am

Priti asks the Secretary of State for Education what more her department is doing to make sure that children with educational needs and disabilities are able to go to school within their county. This is an issue that Priti has raised previously with Essex County Council who are working under …

Priti meets pupils from Honywood School in Westminster Hall

Honywood in The House

Published on 23rd January 2024 Published in General News

The Member of Parliament for Witham Priti Patel recently welcomed pupils from Honywood school during a recent trip to the Houses of Parliament. Priti spoke to the pupils in the historic Westminster Hall after they had witnessed a Parliamentary debate from the public gallery. Pupils had the opportunity to ask …

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