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Local MP visits quarry in Stanway

Published on 27th February 2024 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has visited Tarmac’s Colchester Quarry site in Stanway to discuss their plans for minerals and aggregates extraction and the work they are doing to support the construction industry and to decarbonise their operations. Tarmac is the UK’s leading business providing aggregates for use in road construction and maintenance …

Cancer Manifesto launch

Published on 27th February 2024 Published in General News

Witham’s MP Priti Patel, recently met with Cancer Research UK at their World Cancer Day event in Parliament to discuss the Cancer Research UK Cancer Manifesto. Priti spoke with practitioners, campaigners and health staff at the event and thanked them for the incredible work they do to prevent cancer and …

OUR BRAVE SUB-POSTMASTERS DESERVE JUSTICE NOW

Published on 27th February 2024 Published in General News

Priti questions the Minister on behalf of her constituent Mr Ward regarding the compensation scheme. Priti called for justice and compensation to be delivered without delay and continual stress put on the victims of this scandal. Priti said: “The Horizon scandal destroyed the lives and livelihoods of sub-postmasters across the …

Priti meets cancer campaigners in Parliament

Published on 26th February 2024 Published in General News

Priti Patel MP for Witham met with Oesophageal cancer campaigners in Parliament. Oesophageal cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in the UK, even though its pre-cancerous symptoms, such as heartburn, are relatively easy to recognise. At a recent Parliamentary event on Preventing Oesophageal Cancer Priti learnt about new methods …

Priti meets with Points of Light winner and hero service dog

Published on 26th February 2024 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel has congratulated retired Police Officer, Mandy Chapman from the Witham constituency, who has received a Prime Minister’s Points of Light award. Ms Chapman received the award for her work in championing the role retired service dogs can continue to play by improving the welfare of Police …

Priti tours new housing development in Witham Town

Published on 19th February 2024 Published in Local News

Priti Patel MP for Witham visits the Southfields Development in Witham Town. Priti met with the team managing the site and toured the show home and development. Many of the new homes that have been built have been bought or reserved by mostly local families. Speaking about the meeting Priti …

Tolleshunt Major Parish Council meet with Priti to discuss local road safety issues

Published on 14th February 2024 Published in Local News

Local MP Priti Patel met with Tolleshunt Major Parish Council to discuss the concerns they share regarding the destruction of Bennet Island at the junction of Tolleshunt D’Arcy Road and Witham Road. Priti shares the frustration and concerns of the Parish Council and village residents about the dangers posed by …

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