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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Witham MP monitors rare bacterial infection outbreak in Essex

The MP for Witham, Priti Patel has been advised by the Mid-Essex Clinical Commissioning Group that there has been a small outbreak of strep, a rare bacterial infection in Essex which has affected three residents in her constituency. According to the CCG, there have been 32 reported cases of invasive …

Posted on: June 19, 2019

Hundreds of books donated to Priti’s reading scheme

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has received a donation of several hundred books from the charity World Book Day for her annual Get Witham Reading initiative. Priti will distribute the books to children and young people who are participating in this year’s event at local schools across her constituency next month. …

Posted on: June 14, 2019

Priti Patel MP calls for long-term funding for schools

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has called on the Government to deliver a long-term funding settlement for schools at the Comprehensive Spending Review taking place later this year. Priti has raised the matter with the Minister of State for School Standards (The Rt. Hon Nick Gibb MP) and the Chancellor of …

Posted on: June 11, 2019

Priti supports Witham Community Day

Witham MP Priti Patel joined local residents and community groups at the Town’s community day on Saturday [8 June 2019]. After attending the opening with local councillors, Priti visited the stallholders and enjoyed the entertainment showcased, including a performance by the Elm Hall Primary School Choir. Priti said: “It was …

Priti Patel MP attends Tiptree Neighbourhood Plan exhibition
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Priti views Tiptree Neighbourhood Plan proposals

Local MP Priti Patel is calling on residents in Tiptree to take part in the consultation on a Neighbourhood Plan for the village. Attending an exhibition at Tiptree Community Centre to mark the start of a six week consultation period, Priti viewed the proposals and discussed them with Tiptree Ward …

Priti Patel MP with members of the Coggeshall Working Group
Posted on: June 2, 2019

Priti Patel MP backs campaign to save Coggeshall Library

Witham MP Priti Patel has met with members of the Coggeshall Library Working Group to discuss plans to save the village’s library from the risk of closure, under proposals from Essex County Council. Priti has been pressing Essex County Council to reconsider their plans and to support and empower those …

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