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Posted on: 17th May 2018

Witham MP welcomes funding for ambulance service

Witham MP Priti Patel  has welcomed a funding boost for the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) which will mean an increase in the number of staff and ambulances over the next three years. EEAST is set to receive over £25m in funding in the years up to …

Posted on: 17th May 2018

SMEs should get more public sector contracts, says MP Priti Patel

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on the Government to remove the barriers that prevent small and medium sized enterprises from securing public sector contracts. Speaking during questions to Cabinet Office Ministers, Priti raised the need for innovative SMEs to be supported so they can bid fairly for public sector …

Posted on: 15th May 2018

Priti congratulates two dynamic local businesses

Witham MP Priti Patel has congratulated two local businesses based in the Witham constituency after they were named in the ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2018 report produced by the London Stock Exchange Group. The report highlights 1,000 of the most dynamic and fastest growing SMEs across the UK and …

Posted on: 11th May 2018

Priti calls for action on Anchor Road

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on Essex County Council to take action to repair Anchor Road in Tiptree. The road has been the subject of numerous complaints from residents and Priti has made multiple representations to the Council about the deterioration of the road surface and potholes. Priti said: …

Posted on: 10th May 2018

Priti to Chair rail meeting for commuters

Witham MP Priti Patel is chairing a public meeting on Wednesday 30 May 2018 at St Nicholas Church Community Hall in Witham. The meeting will take place between 6pm and 7.30pm and will be an opportunity for local commuters to question representatives from train operator Abellio Greater Anglia and Network …

Posted on: 23rd April 2018

Priti Patel seeking assurances on Great Eastern Main Line

Witham MP Priti Patel has been seeking assurances from the Government, Network Rail and Greater Anglia that the planned infrastructure upgrades on the Great Eastern Main Line (GEML) will be completed within the original timeframe. Greater Anglia has previously unveiled plans to reduce journey times between Norwich and London to …

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