Priti raises Wethersfield concerns in Parliament

Published on 16th June 2023 Published in Local News

During a general debate on migration in the House of Common (15.06.23), the Witham MP Priti Patel has raised concerns about the Government’s plans to use Wethersfield to accommodate asylum seekers. The site is currently the subject of a legal challenge, although the Home Office are continuing to prepare the site for it to …

Priti Patel MP with the new North Local Area Commander, Chief Superintendent Claire Talbot.

New Essex Police Local Area Commander meets up with Witham MP

Published on 27th April 2022 Published in Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has met Essex Police’s new North Local Area Commander, Chief Superintendent Claire Talbot.  Chief Superintendent Talbot, based in Braintree, took up her new appointment very recently and asked for an introductory meeting with Priti, which took place in central Witham on Saturday. They had a full …

Priti Patel MP with Graham, Al-Anon’s Local Public Information Officer and his colleague, Linda, who is their General Office Manager.

Priti meets Al-Anon Family Groups team to help tackle alcoholism in the community

Published on 7th February 2022 Published in Local News

Priti Patel, the MP for Witham, has met local representatives of Al-Anon Family Groups, the organisation dedicated to supporting family and friends of problem drinkers in the community.  Priti had a meeting with  Al-Anon’s Local Public Information Volunteer, Graham and the General Office Manager Linda, in the Witham Hub’s meeting …

A photograph of the new Bombardier train taken on its arrival at London Liverpool Street is attached.

Priti Patel welcomes new train on Braintree/Witham to London route

Published on 16th December 2020 Published in Local News

The MP for Witham, Priti Patel, has welcomed the news that the first of the new Bombardier designed suburban trains from Greater Anglia went into service on the Braintree/Witham to London route at 06.40 this morning (16.12.20). The new train has additional seating capacity and the passenger experience has been …

Priti comments on future of garden communities in north Essex

Category: Local News Published: 20th May 2020 - 10:56 am

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has responded to the report issued by planning inspector Roger Clews (19.05.20) on the examination of the local plan proposals for garden communities in north Essex.  Mr Clews’ report found that the proposed Braintree/Colchester Borders Garden Community in the Witham constituency was not deliverable or …

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