Local road and rail issues raised with Transport Secretary

Published on 29th June 2023 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has discussed local and strategic road and rail issues with the Secretary of State for Transport, Mark Harper MP, at a meeting in the House of Commons. Priti discussed the delays to the redevelopment of Witham Station, future investment in rail infrastructure, the state of local roads and …

Priti secures A12/A120 roads meeting with Secretary of State for Transport

Published on 30th November 2022 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has secured a meeting with the Secretary of State for Transport, Mark Harper MP, to discuss the A12 widening scheme and A120 dualling scheme. Both schemes are key infrastructure projects to ease congestion, improve road safety and support economic growth in the region. Priti highlighted the …

A120 dualling raised by Priti in Commons

Published on 12th October 2022 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has questioned the Chancellor of the Exchequer over the scheme to dual the A120 between Braintree and the junction with the A12 at Marks Tey. Essex County Council have previously prepared a feasibility study to develop a planned route for the dualling scheme, which National Highways …

Priti calls for views on A12 widening scheme

Category: Local News Published: 22nd June 2021 - 5:44 pm

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has called on residents, local communities and businesses to respond to the latest consultation on the A12 Widening Scheme. The preliminary design consultation runs for eight weeks and includes detailed designs about the proposed works to widen the A12 into a three-lane carriageway between junction …

Littering up our highways

Category: Local News Published: 16th March 2021 - 10:14 am

A number of constituents have written to Priti about the egregious state of the verges on major trunk roads in the Witham area and, in particular, the A12 which have been getting into a disgraceful state. The section between Witham and Ipswich has  been particularly badly affected with litter and …

Priti welcomes A12 route announcement

Category: Local News Published: 28th August 2020 - 5:04 pm

The Witham MP Priti Patel has welcomed Highways England’s preferred route announcement for the A12 widening scheme between junctions 23 and 25. The preferred route alignment follows on from the proposals in the 2017 consultation and the announcement made last year for the stretch of road between junctions 19 to …

Statement on A12 Widening Scheme from The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP

Published on 22nd January 2019 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

The A12 is one of the major strategic economic corridors facilitating trade within and across Essex. Since being elected in as Witham’s Member of Parliament I have campaigned for this road to be improved along with the A120 and the Great Eastern Main Line to facilitate growing demands, improve safety …

Priti calls for action on A12 scheme

Published on 8th January 2019 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on the Government to intervene to end the delays with the A12 widening scheme. The Government committed to fund the scheme to widen the A12 between Chelmsford and Marks Tey through the Witham constituency back in 2014 and following a consultation in 2017 on …

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