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Priti hosts Essex businesses in Parliament with Transport Secretary

Published on 14th May 2024 Published in General News

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 secures visit from Farming Minister at the historic Kings Seeds

Published on 10th May 2024 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

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 robustly opposes the Weathersfield Special Development Order

Published on 27th March 2024 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel is opposing the Government’s plans to grant itself planning permission to continue to use the former RAF Wethersfield site for large-scale asylum accommodation for another three years. The Government have tabled a Special Development Order (SDO) statutory instrument, which is set to come into force on …

A ‘shed’ load of support for communities

Published on 25th March 2024 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel, was delighted to meet the team from Men’s Sheds UK in the Parliament Shed recently in Portcullis House. Men’s Sheds encourages people to come together to make, repair and repurpose, supporting projects in local communities. Priti said: “It was wonderful to meet the team at Men’s …

Priti thanks Tri Service Safety Officers for their service and innovation

Published on 13th March 2024 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel recently met with Tri Service Safety Officers from Devon and Cornwall in Parliament. As Home Secretary Priti had the privilege of working with our emergency services and saw first-hand the professional dedication required for these roles and the impact these integrated services can bring to communities …

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