Outrageous development in Wickham Bishops refused by Councillors

Published on 13th September 2023 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has welcomed the decision taken by councillors on Maldon District Council’s North Western Area Planning Committee to refuse the planning application for 50 dwellings on a site off of Church Road, Wickham Bishops. Priti has been working with local residents and the Parish Council opposed to …

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 …

Local development concerns raised by Priti in Parliament

Published on 10th January 2023 Published in General News

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, during a debate in the House of Commons (9th January 2023), has questioned the Planning and Housing Minister, Lucy Frazer MP, about the Government’s plans to help local communities fight back against inappropriate, unsustainable and speculative development applications. Priti, who has successfully pressed the Government …

Community delight in Tiptree as Brook Meadows development is refused

Category: Local News Published: 6th December 2022 - 4:32 pm

Local MP Priti Patel has expressed the delight of residents in the Tiptree area about the decision by the Planning Inspectorate to refuse the planning appeal for a 221 dwelling development at Brook Meadows.  The plans had been widely opposed by local residents and Priti, and the initial application had …

Priti Patel welcomes Black Notley development appeal refusal

Category: Local News Published: 21st January 2022 - 4:04 pm

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has welcomed the decision taken by an independent planning inspector to throw out an appeal by speculative land developer Gladman, for 90 dwellings on a site in the countryside adjacent to Brain Valley Avenue, Black Notley. The development would have had a harmful impact on …

Priti Patel MP with Cllr Nick Unsworth (left) and Cllr Ross Playle at their meeting on Saturday (30th October) to plan their opposition to the Rivenhall incinerator.

Witham MP joins forces with local councillors to oppose the Rivenhall incinerator

Published on 1st November 2021 Published in Local News

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, Witham Northern Division County Councillor Ross Playle and Coggeshall District Councillor Nick Unsworth have met to discuss their continued opposition to the latest planning application for the Rivenhall Incinerator by Indaver. They got together on Saturday (30th October) at the Witham Library meeting room. This …

Priti welcomes refusal of Bloor Homes planning appeal

Category: Local News Published: 18th August 2020 - 3:14 pm

The Witham MP Priti Patel has welcomed the decision of an independent planning inspector to refuse a planning appeal for a development of up to 255 dwellings on a site off Maldon Road, Tiptree (opposite Tiptree Heath Primary School). The application by Bloor Homes had originally been rejected following strong …

Priti studies the plans for the proposed new Tolleshunt D’arcy Village Hall

Priti visits Tolleshunt D’arcy Village Hall to support major fundraising campaign to replace it

Published on 3rd July 2020 Published in Local News

lWitham MP Priti Patel has today (03.07.20) visited the Tolleshunt D’arcy Village Hall, to see for herself how badly it needs to be replaced by a new purpose built village hall.  The visit was hosted by former Essex Deputy Chief Constable, Charles Clark, Fiona Marshall former Chief Executive of Maldon …

MP’s Disappointment over Rivenhall Incinerator Decision

Category: Local News Published: 4th June 2020 - 12:03 pm

Witham MP Priti Patel has expressed her disappointment with the decision made by the Environment Agency to grant a variation to their permit to allow the controversial Rivenhall waste incinerator to operate with a stack height of 35 metres. The permit relates to the emissions that will be caused by …

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