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Ely Junction rail investment welcomed by Priti

Published on 4th October 2023 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has welcomed the Government announcing that it will be committing to investing in upgrading Ely Junction. Priti, along with fellow MPs from the East of England, has been a longstanding campaigner for the upgrading of Ely Junction to enable more passenger and freight trains to run …

Priti tells Parliament that investment in infrastructure and skills needed for Essex to Level Up

Published on 1st February 2023 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on the Government to invest in infrastructure and skills to support the Levelling Up agenda in Essex and the East of England. Speaking during a debate in Parliament (31st January), Priti also highlighted the need for the Government to work more effectively across different …

Essential support for the public through Government backed Help to Heat schemes

Category: Local News Published: 3rd October 2022 - 9:27 am

Witham MP Priti Patel has written to local authorities and social housing providers following the recent announcement of further funding for the Government’s Help to Heat scheme.  The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced the next phase of funding for the scheme totalling £1.5bn, which will include …

Priti calls for investment in Essex Police

Category: General News Published: 25th October 2018 - 12:00 pm

Witham MP Priti Patel has called upon the Chancellor of the Exchequer and Home Secretary to support frontline investment in Essex Police as part of the forthcoming Budget. Working with Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Roger Hirst, Priti has urged the Government to highlight the need to support plans …

Priti pressing for investment at Marks Tey Station to improve accessibility

Published on 15th August 2018 Published in Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has met with representatives from Greater Anglia to press for investment at Marks Tey Station to improve accessibility for passengers. Priti and James Cartlidge, Member of Parliament for South Suffolk, met with Jamie Burles, Managing Director at Greater Anglia, to secure a commitment from the operator …

Priti calls for transport investment and free ports to turbo charge trade

Category: Local News Published: 28th June 2018 - 2:20 pm

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on the Government to invest in better transport links and to introduce free ports to turbo-charge international trade as the UK leaves the EU. The introduction of free ports would support and increase in trade and associated employment and would benefit Essex with the …

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