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Priti Patel to launch Get Witham Reading 2018

Published on 7th June 2018 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel, will launch her yearly literacy initiative Get Witham Reading in schools on Thursday 5th July 2018 to celebrate and promote reading amongst schoolchildren. First launched in 2012, Get Witham Reading is celebrating its seventh year by bringing together over a hundred schoolchildren and their parents and …

Witham MP chairs meeting for Essex businesses on International Trade

Published on 6th June 2018 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel, chaired a meeting of the Essex Chambers of Commerce International Trade Forum on Monday evening [4 June 2018] with guest speaker Greg Hands MP, the Minister of State for Trade Policy. The meeting was well attended by a number of Essex businesses and the Minister provided …

Priti Patel chairs public rail meeting for local commuters

Published on 1st June 2018 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel and Chair of the Great Eastern Mainline Taskforce chaired a rail meeting for local commuters with Greater Anglia and Network Rail on Wednesday evening in Witham [30 May 2018]. At the meeting, representatives from Greater Anglia and Network Rail addressed concerns from passengers about engineering works, …

Priti Patel raises social mobility in Commons

Category: General News Published: 22nd May 2018 - 8:57 am

Witham MP Priti Patel has highlighted the role that recruitment agencies play in helping to improve social mobility by supporting people into employment. Speaking during questions to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Priti called on the Government to work with agencies like Witham-based Prime Appointments to lift …

Priti visits outstanding Kelvedon School

Category: General News Published: 17th May 2018 - 5:06 pm

Witham MP Priti Patel has visited the outstanding Kelvedon St Mary’s Church of England Primary Academy. The school exceeds national and local averages in measures including pupils reaching the expected levels in reading, writing and maths, and Priti met with Head Teacher Michael Walsh to discuss how to raise standards …

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