Archives: Speeches and Debates

Prior to her appointment as Home Secretary, Priti regularly spoke in the House of Commons on behalf of her constituents and commenting on national issues. She continues to regularly raise constituent concerns on local and national issues with Government Ministers via written letters.

Priti Patel leads debate on planning and development in the Witham constituency

Published on 1st February 2018

Priti Patel leads Parliamentary debate on planning and development issues in the Witham constituency and calls on the Government to embrace localism to enable local communities to deliver sustainable housing developments supported by new infrastructure and public services. Priti Patel (Witham) (Con) I am grateful to the Speaker for granting …

Priti Patel asks Brexit Secretary about value of UK share of EU assets

Published on 1st February 2018

Priti Patel asks the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union about Britain’s share of EU assets and negotiating the return of Britain’s investment over the past 45 years. Priti Patel (Witham) (Con) T6. Over the last 45 years, British taxpayers have had far too much of their money taken …

Priti Patel calls for investment in Essex transport infrastructure

Published on 18th January 2018

Priti Patel calls on the Transport Secretary to back transport infrastructure projects in Essex such as the rail loop north of Witham, the A12 and the A120. Priti Patel The Secretary of State will be aware that Essex adds over £35 billion to the economy; but our businesses that want …

Priti Patel calls for changes to society lotteries legislation

Published on 12th December 2017

Priti Patel backs calls to change the restrictive legislation on society lotteries, which is currently in place to protect the National Lottery monopoly, in order to promote choice and competition and support our local charities which could see huge benefits. Priti Patel (Witham) (Con) It is a delight to be …

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