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Priti Patel MP robustly opposes the Weathersfield Special Development Order

Published on 27th March 2024 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel is opposing the Government’s plans to grant itself planning permission to continue to use the former RAF Wethersfield site for large-scale asylum accommodation for another three years. The Government have tabled a Special Development Order (SDO) statutory instrument, which is set to come into force on …

Priti thanks Tri Service Safety Officers for their service and innovation

Published on 13th March 2024 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel recently met with Tri Service Safety Officers from Devon and Cornwall in Parliament. As Home Secretary Priti had the privilege of working with our emergency services and saw first-hand the professional dedication required for these roles and the impact these integrated services can bring to communities …


Published on 14th February 2024 Published in National News

Priti speaks in a Westminster Hall debate on Foreign National Offenders. During her speech Priti reinforces her longstanding belief that the rights of victims should be put first, not the rights of foreign criminals. Priti also shares her experiences of this issue while as Home Secretary. Recounting stories of left-wing …

Enough is enough… the system is broken and we simply have to be tougher on asylum

Published on 5th February 2024 Published in National News

The current asylum system is collapsing. The pressures caused by illegal and dangerous routes to claim asylum, facilitated by serious organised criminal gangs exploiting people and profiting from human misery, not only costs lives but undermines public confidence. This is counter to our national interest because the same criminal gangs …

As an ex-Home Secretary we must back Rwanda bill – and stop civil servants grounding planes

Published on 16th January 2024 Published in National News

It’s now been almost two years since the partnership with Rwanda was agreed and the legislation in the Nationality and Borders Act was passed to enable the Government to remove asylum seekers who enter the UK illegally to process their claims in safe third countries, like Rwanda. As the Home …

Priti to step down as Home Secretary

Category: General News Published: 6th September 2022 - 9:46 am

Witham MP Priti Patel is stepping down from the Government and her role as Home Secretary as Boris Johnson’s term as Prime Minister ends. Priti has served as Home Secretary in the Cabinet throughout Boris Johnson’s three-year administration and led an ambitious package of reforms and investment in policing, counter-terrorism …

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