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Posted on: March 17, 2020

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON CORONAVIRUS

My office continues to remain available to support and assist constituents with all enquiries and casework. Following Government advice to tackle coronavirus, our ways of working are changing. Enquiries will continue to be responded to as soon as possible and we ask for your patience as it may take longer …

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Priti Patel MP challenges Greater Anglia on roll out of new trains

Priti Patel, the Member of Parliament for Witham, has challenged Greater Anglia over reports that the roll out of the new Bombardier trains for suburban services has been delayed until the autumn. The roll out of Greater Anglia’s new trains commenced last summer and the first of the new Bombardier …

Posted on: March 3, 2020

Priti welcomes Tiptree planning refusal

Local MP Priti Patel has welcomed the decision by Colchester Borough Council to refuse a planning application by Bloor Homes for 255 new homes on a site adjacent to Peakes Close and Maldon Road, Tiptree. The proposals were rejected on the basis that they represented ‘harmful urbanisation of the village’. …

Priti Patel MP with Adam and Jo Gillespie during their meeting to discuss the planning appeal.
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Priti Backs Dance Studio Plans

Witham MP Priti Patel has met with Adam and Jo Gillespie of Complete Dance (28.02.20), to confirm her continued support for their effort to transform a vacant industrial unit on Wheaton Road into a dance studio. Their original planning application was refused by Braintree District Council, who rigidly applied an …

Priti Patel with Jamie Burles, MD of Greater Anglia (left), Jonathan Denby, Head of Corporate Affairts and the Rail Operator of the Year trophy, at the Valero Lounge, Witham.
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Witham MP meets Greater Anglia executives to discuss new trains

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has today (28.02.20) met with executives from Greater Anglia to discuss the new high-tech inter-city mainline trains being introduced by the company on the Great Eastern Main Line. Priti was joined at the Valero Lounge in Witham by Greater Anglia’s Managing Director, Jamie Burles and …

Posted on: February 7, 2020

Over 6,000 Apprenticeship starts in Witham since 2010

Witham MP Priti Patel has Welcomed National Apprenticeship Week, praising the Government and businesses for creating over 6,000 apprenticeship opportunities for Witham residents since 2010. Figures released by the Government show that from the last quarter of the 2009/10 academic year, through to the first quarter of the current 2019/20 …

Priti addresses the students taking part in the Be Internet Citizens Workshop at Honywood Community Science School, Coggeshall.
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Priti Patel visits workshop on internet citizenship at local school

The Witham MP, Priti Patel dropped in on a ‘Be Internet Citizens’ workshop held at the Honywood Community Science School in Coggeshall on Friday 24th January. The workshop is part of Google’s digital citizenship programme, run in partnership with the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and You Tube. The programme was …

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