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 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 …

Regional businesses surveyed on A120 dualling campaign

Category: Local News Published: 16th July 2019 - 10:33 am

Businesses across the East of England are being surveyed over the A120 dualling proposals between Braintree and the A12 in support of the campaign to secure investment for the long-awaited and much-needed dualling scheme. The survey, which has been sent out this week, was developed by the Essex Chambers of …

Priti Patel MP calls on the Chancellor to invest in A120 dualling scheme

Category: General News Published: 9th April 2019 - 5:11 pm

During a Treasury Questions session in the House of Commons, Priti Patel has today (9th April) called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, to invest in the A120 dualling scheme. The proposed scheme will improve road safety and unlock new opportunities for jobs, business growth and housing in …

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 …

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