I am a campaigning MP who has successfully secured new laws to help victims of crime. I have also generated tax cuts, support for small businesses and new trade and investment opportunities. I have had an international career in the private sector and, while growing up, I supported my parents in the running of their small businesses. I am a strong believer in our political and economic freedoms which provide us all with the opportunities we need to succeed, no matter who we are and regardless of our background.
Working for a better Witham
The Witham constituency is a fantastic place to live and work. It includes some of the most beautiful countryside in Essex as well as great, world leading businesses. The constituency is both urban and rural and includes over 30 parish councils and parts of four local authorities. Since 2010 Priti has been proud to represent this part of Essex and champion the needs of local communities across the whole constituency
Priti is a strong advocate of education in her constituency and works closely with local schools to raise educational standards and outcomes for all pupils. In 2012 Priti launched her annual Get Witham Reading campaign, a landmark literacy initiative to encourage reading and promote literacy skills among children and young …READ CAMPAIGN
Witham Healthcare Centre
Priti has led the campaign for better local health services for her constituents and this includes championing the need for a new multi-purpose and fully integrated health centre to be established in Witham Town. A new health centre is vital to support the health needs of a growing population and …READ CAMPAIGN
Improving Rail Services
Since being elected in 2010, Priti has pressed the case for new and long-term investment in rail services and infrastructure on the Great Eastern Main Line (GEML). Despite paying some of the highest fares nationally, GEML commuters have experienced poor service reliability for too long; Priti is determined to change …READ CAMPAIGN
Priti signs book of condolence for the victims of the Essex lorry tragedy.
29th October 2019
Anger at Colchester Borough Council over A12 consultation delay
22nd October 2019
Crime stats show the importance of the Offensive Weapons Act
21st October 2019
Priti visits new homes site in Stanway
16th October 2019
MP praises £1,000 success of Tea Rooms’ RNLI fundraising effort
14th October 2019
Priti Patel MP visits Silver End Surgery
12th October 2019
Speeches & Debates
Priti speaks up on behalf of her constituents and commenting on national issues. Priti asks questions to Government Ministers, makes speeches on important issues and contributes to the work of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, which she is a member of.
As a Member of Parliament, Priti can put questions in writing to Government Ministers with the answers given being published. Priti regularly asks Ministers questions about local and national issues on behalf of her constituents.