Priti secures visit from Farming Minister at the historic Kings Seeds

Published on 10th May 2024 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Priti Patel, the Member of Parliament for Witham, joined Farming Minister Mark Spencer on a visit to local business King’s Seeds, which is based at Monk’s Farm just outside of Kelvedon, on Thursday 2nd May. The visit follows on from Priti’s initial meeting with the business in January, where she …

Priti with Kings Seeds managing director Tracy Palmer, and horticultural director Andrew Tokely

Priti visits growing business

Published on 24th January 2024 Published in Local News

MP for Witham Priti Patel visited local business Kings Seeds, based at Monk’s Farm just outside of Kelvedon, to discuss the issues they have been encountering with selling seeds direct to consumers in Northern Ireland. Kings Seeds is both well-known and respected with deep roots in the local community of …

Priti Patel MP with from left Jessica Roots (Stantons Farm Manager), Petrina Tungatt (owner) and Felicity, who works at the farm

Priti welcomes finalists from her constituency to the Countryside Alliance national awards at Westminster

Published on 30th May 2023 Published in Local News

The MP for Witham, Priti Patel has warmly welcomed representatives from Stantons Farm Alpacas to the national Countryside Alliance Awards held in the Palace of Westminster on Thursday 18th May.  Stantons Farm, which is in Black Notley, was nominated for an award by Priti and it received regional recognition by winning …

Spencer Christy, Farm Director at Lauriston Farm chats to Priti Patel MP during her tour.

Local MP meets team from Lauriston Farm to discuss rural youth unemployment

Published on 29th November 2022 Published in Local News

Priti Patel, the MP for Witham, has taken part in a roundtable discussion led by Lauriston Farm, in her constituency, alongside representatives from The National Lottery Community Fund, Essex County Council and Community College Initiative to discuss horticultural and agricultural employment opportunities for young people, particularly those with special needs. …

Praise for local farmers and producers in Parliament

Published on 24th November 2022 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel has praised local farmers and producers from the Witham constituency during a debate in Parliament on British farming. Priti highlighted some of the excellent producers in the Witham constituency, including Wilkin and Sons, Daymens Hill Farm, Wicks Manor sausages, Shaken Udder milkshakes, Blackwells farm shop, C …

Priti Patel, MP for Witham, with blackcurrant grower Giles Coode-Adams during her tour of Feeringbury Manor farm.

Priti backs local blackcurrant farmer

Published on 15th August 2022 Published in Local News

Witham’s MP, Priti Patel, has visited Feeringbury Manor to show her support for local farmers. Feeringbury Manor is famous for its blackcurrants, which have just been harvested to supply Ribena to the UK soft drinks manufacturer Suntory Beverage & Food. Priti called in on Friday 12th August 2022 for a …

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