Priti with Environment Agency director Graham Verrier and ECO chair Andrew St Joseph

Local initiatives to maintain sea walls inspected by Priti Patel MP

Published on 6th September 2023 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has visited and inspected the sea wall in Tollesbury with representatives from the Environment Agency (EA) and the Essex Coast Organisation Ltd (ECO). Priti met with the EA’s Area Director, Graham Verrier; Technical Specialist, John Lindsay; Dave Simpson, Field Team Leader; and Joe Rogers, Catchment Engineer, …

Priti discusses the River Blackwater Flood Alleviation scheme with Graham Verrier, EA Area Director and Aaron Dixey, Flood and Coastal Risk Manager

Priti discusses flood scheme with Environment Agency

Published on 3rd June 2023 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has met with the Environment Agency to discuss their plans to submit a planning application to Essex County Council for the River Blackwater Flood Alleviation Scheme. The scheme includes a proposal to increase quarrying activities in Coggeshall and Priti raised the concerns that the local community have with the …

High Water Levels in the Witham Constituency

Category: Local News Published: 2nd February 2021 - 9:59 am

I am aware that local people are concerned about the high-water levels we are experiencing in Witham at the present time.  As a result, I have been liaising with the Environment Agency over the past weekend to ensure that they are fully aware of the situation and are closely monitoring …

Priti calls for action on local flooding

Category: Local News Published: 23rd December 2019 - 10:07 am

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has called on the Environment Agency to take urgent action to address flooding in the Witham constituency. A number of locations, including Langford, Kelvedon and Great Braxted, have been affected by heavy rainfall and rising river levels. Priti has also called on communities concerned by …

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