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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Priti visits Tollesbury Activity Centre

Witham MP Priti Patel has spent the morning [Thursday, 16 August 2018] visiting Fellowship Afloat Charitable Trust (FACT) in Tollesbury. The unique activity centre provides opportunities for young people, youth clubs, schools, special needs groups and churches to experience water sports and take part in a range of other activities …

Posted on: August 16, 2018

Priti welcomes street market for Witham

Witham MP Priti Patel has welcomed the presence in Witham on Saturday 8 September of a food and drink inspired street market. The stalls will be located alongside the regular market on Lockram Lane in Witham and will include meats from the Junkyard Smoke Bloke, cakes from the Polka Dot …

Posted on: August 15, 2018

Priti Patel joins the Coggeshall Community Bus team

Witham MP, Priti Patel, joined Coggeshall Community Bus volunteers and travelled on the bus for part of its evening service between Coggeshall Market Hill and Kelvedon Station on Monday [13th August 2018]. Coggeshall Community Bus is operated entirely by volunteers and provides morning and evening services between Coggeshall Market Hill …

Posted on: August 15, 2018

Priti pressing for investment at Marks Tey Station to improve accessibility

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has met with representatives from Greater Anglia to press for investment at Marks Tey Station to improve accessibility for passengers. Priti and James Cartlidge, Member of Parliament for South Suffolk, met with Jamie Burles, Managing Director at Greater Anglia, to secure a commitment from the operator …

Posted on: August 13, 2018

Priti backs Mischief Maker reading challenge

Witham MP Priti Patel is supporting their year’s summer reading challenge and calling on young people across her constituency to be Mischief Makers. The summer reading scheme is running in libraries across Essex and encourages children to read six books. The annual summer challenge has a Mischief Maker theme this …

Posted on: August 10, 2018

Priti writes in The Sun today, “It’s time to chuck Chequers”

EXCLUSIVE by Priti Patel, former International Development Secretary and Conservative MP for Witham How in the world did we get here? After the British people voted to leave the European Union we were told “Brexit means Brexit” and that critical “red lines” would guide our negotiations with the EU. So …

Posted on: August 8, 2018

Priti Patel to chair public meeting on Witham Station Development

Witham MP, Priti Patel, is chairing a public meeting on Wednesday 15 August 2018 to discuss the development of Witham Station. The meeting will take place at the Spring Lodge Community Centre in Witham from 7:30pm. In July, Priti held a similar meeting for residents with representatives from Greater Anglia …

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