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Local MP’s meet with campaign group to discuss next steps

Published on 20th May 2024 Published in Local News

Both MP’s for the Maldon District, Dame Priti Patel and Sir John Whittingdale have further met with members of the ‘Save Maldon Medical Services’ group (16th May 2024) to discuss the ongoing campaign to save vital medical services from being relocated outside of the district. Priti and John spoke to …

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 …

Witham MP raises serious concerns about Maltings Academy in House of Commons

Category: Local News Published: 10th May 2024 - 3:50 pm

Priti Patel MP has continued to raise the concerns of her constituents in Parliament to  the government  about Maltings Academy and Academies Enterprise Trust with the Minister for School, Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP during Education Questions in the House of Commons. These are ongoing concerns raised by parents whose …

Local MP offers support to community groups

Published on 25th April 2024 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel recently met with Brad Wendes, Director of Kinetix, and saw the youth intervention project that they are currently running. They set up the Kinetix Academy CIC in 2022 to deliver sports intervention, mentorship, access to qualifications, and food education to young people from low-income families and …

Priti meets Farleigh Hospice’s new CEO

Published on 24th April 2024 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel, was delighted to meet Sarah Green, the new CEO of Farleigh Hospice. Sarah has been in post for just under a year, having joined in June 2023 from the Katie Piper Foundation, where she had been CEO from October 2018. As a longstanding supporter of Farleigh …

Local MP’s team up with Save Maldon Medical Services group

Published on 23rd April 2024 Published in Local News

The two MPs representing the Maldon District, Priti Patel MP and Sir John Whittingdale MP, have met representatives from the Save Maldon Medical Services group, the local campaign group opposing the proposals relating to St Peter’s Hospital. Both Priti and John have been working to retain local medical services in …

Priti welcomes Education Minister to local school

Published on 22nd April 2024 Published in Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel and the Education Minister, Baroness Barran, the Minister for School Systems and Student Finance last week visited Maltings Academy in Witham to formally meet with the leadership team, parent representatives, pupils and the Chief Executive of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET). This visit, which was formally requested …

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