Essex

PULL PLUG ON PLYONS

Pull the plug on pylons!

Published on 28th November 2023 Published in Local News

Priti raised the National Grid’s disastrous plans to impose over 100 miles of pylons and overhead powerlines between Norwich and Tilbury. Ms Patel urged the Government to do the work; commit to delivering the offshore grid that will provide more investment and growth in renewables and pull the plug on …

Priti raises local planning and infrastructure issues in Parliament

Published on 22nd June 2023 Published in Local News

Priti Patel, the MP for Witham, has held a debate in Parliament on housing and infrastructure in Essex (21st June 2023). During the debate she raised with the Government’s Housing and Planning Ministers local concerns over the way planning decisions are made, protections for local communities, and the need for investment in …

Essex Police bolstered by an extra 82 police officers

Published on 29th October 2020 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has welcomed the announcement that Essex has been bolstered by an additional 82 officers since the Government launched its major police recruitment drive, a year ago.  The addition of these new officers brings the total number of police across Essex up to 3,398, meaning that there …

Priti backing the County’s businesses

Category: Local News Published: 22nd May 2020 - 3:39 pm

Witham MP Priti Patel has been holding a series of virtual meetings with the Essex Chambers of Commerce and businesses from across the County to discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Priti has been listening to the concerns raised by businesses as well as their suggestions on how the …

Priti Patel MP welcomes Essex County Council’s decision to keep libraries open

Category: Local News Published: 9th July 2019 - 3:51 pm

Priti Patel, the Witham MP, has welcomed today’s announcement (9.07.19) by the Leader of Essex County Council, Cllr David Finch at a full council meeting that no public libraries in Essex will close over the next five years.  She has written to Cllr Finch requesting further details of the new …

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