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Your local MP, Priti Patel was elected on a platform of delivering Brexit and she has continued to respect that mandate. She has campaigned actively for Brexit through speeches, articles and media appearances. Since the last newsletter, she has been appointed Home Secretary under the leadership of new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.

In the last month, Priti has actively worked on a number of key issues affecting the Witham constituency, including planning, infrastructure, health and the campaign to save our libraries.

National Media

Priti writes for the Mail on Sunday her plan to shake up the immigration system
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7293539/PRITI-PATEL-Home-Secretary-bluntly-reveals-determination-secure-borders-deal-no-deal.html

Priti Patel is appointed Home Secretary in the new Government
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/priti-appointed-home-secretary-in-the-new-government/

Priti welcomes Boris’s victory in the leadership election
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/priti-patel-welcomes-boris-leadership-victory/

Priti writes a report for the Centre for Policy Studies on a growth budget to boost the British economy
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/centre-for-policy-studies-produce-report/

Priti spells out her vision of an economic revolution under the next Chancellor
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/the-next-chancellor-could-spark-an-economic-revolution-with-a-radical-tax-cutting-budget/

Priti’s article for the Times in which she makes it clear that the country cannot afford a third Remainer Prime Minister
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/weve-been-let-down-by-two-remainer-leaders-we-cant-risk-a-third/

Parliamentary activity and speeches

Priti raises her concerns about Hatfield Peveral planning permissions in the House of Commons
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/speechesanddebates/priti-patel-raises-hatfield-peverel-planning-decision-in-house-of-commons/

Priti calls on Transport Ministers to get behind A12 and A120 upgrades
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/speechesanddebates/priti-calls-on-transport-ministers-to-back-a12-and-a120-schemes/

Priti calls for new investment in key road and rail projects in Essex
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/speechesanddebates/call-for-key-road-and-rail-investment-in-essex-raised-in-commons/

Priti supports new campaign for stem cell donors
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/priti-patel-throws-her-support-behind-campaign-for-new-stem-cell-donors/

Local News

Priti welcomes third Witham Industrial Watch BID success
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/priti-welcomes-third-witham-industrial-watch-bid-mandate/
Priti Patel, MP for Witham officiates at the ribbon cutting ceremony, alongside Mayor of Witham, Cllr Clare Lager and Cllr Angela Kilmartin
Priti opens new affordable apartments complex in Witham
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/priti-patel-mp-opens-lime-tree-place/

Introduction of new policing team for Witham welcomed by Priti Patel MP.
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/priti-patel-mp-welcomes-new-police-team-for-witham-town/

Priti assesses local nuisance car parking problem in Copford
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/priti-patel-mp-meets-local-residents-to-assess-long-term-nuisance-car-parking-problem-in-copford/

Priti meets up with local social enterprise dedicated to finding work for people with disabilities
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/priti-patel-meets-up-with-realise-futures-social-enterprise/
Priti backs local children’s charity
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/pritis-support-for-local-childrens-charity-brainwave/

Businesses surveyed over A120 dualling campaign
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/regional-businesses-surveyed-on-a120-dualling-campaign/

Priti continues to push for Marks Tey ‘Access for All’ upgrade
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/priti-patel-keeps-up-the-pressure-for-marks-tey-upgrade/

Businesses pledge support for A120 improvement campaign
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/businesses-pledge-support-for-a120-improvement-campaign/
GEML Stakeholder conference 2019
Priti chairs Great Eastern Mainline Taskforce Conference which outlines route to major government investment. The conference was featured on BBC Look East and BBC Radio Essex.
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/regional-transport-conference-chaired-by-priti-patel-mp-outlines-route-to-major-government-investment-in-geml/

Witham MP welcomes Essex County Council’s decision to keep libraries open and writes to Council Leader for more details
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/priti-patel-mp-welcomes-essex-county-councils-decision-to-keep-libraries-open/

Priti welcomes CQC report that signals improvements at the Silver End Surgery
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/priti-patel-mp-welcomes-substantial-improvements-at-silver-end-surgery/

MP’s fury over ‘shameful’ Hatfield Peverel planning decisions
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/local-mp-is-angered-over-shameful-hatfield-peverel-planning-decisions/

Priti salutes 90th birthday of the Silver End Academy
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/priti-salutes-90th-birthday-of-silver-end-academy/

Priti speaks out against Tollesbury development proposals
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/witham-mp-priti-patel-speaks-out-against-development-proposals-for-tollesbury/

Witham carnival queen is crowned by Priti Patel
https://www.priti4witham.co.uk/witham-carnival-queen-2019-is-crowned/
Get Witham Reading 2019
Priti’s literacy scheme Get Witham Reading is a hit with local schools
https://www.braintreeandwithamtimes.co.uk/news/17776724.photos-reading-scheme-hit-witham-schools/
The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP
Member of Parliament for Witham
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