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Priti regularly writes thought-provoking and topical articles and opinion pieces on national issues. Her articles and comment pieces can be found here.


Posted on: 3rd December 2018

Priti calls on Council to refuse Drakes Lane application

Local MP Priti Patel has called on Chelmsford City Council’s Planning Committee to refuse a planning application for nine Traveller pitches on a site in Drakes Lane. The site is located next to an industrial estate and isolated from services and facilities, including schools and GP surgeries. Despite the application …

Posted on: 27th November 2018

Priti presses PM on EU Court controls

Priti presses PM on EU Court controls Witham MP Priti Patel has pressed the Prime Minister to give a date with the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice would end. During a statement in the House of Commons on the Prime Minister signing-off the Withdrawal Agreement and a Political …

Posted on: 27th November 2018

Statement from Priti on UK-EU Political Declaration

Statement from The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP in response to the ‘Political Declaration setting out the framework for the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom One week after the Government capitulated to the EU with the Withdrawal Agreement, our national interests have once again been …

Posted on: 22nd November 2018

Priti Speaks Up For British Fisheries

Witham MP Priti Patel has spoken up for the future of British fisheries during a debate on the future of fishing when the UK leaves the EU. The debate on the Fisheries Bill, which gives the Government the powers to set new policies on fisheries management, took place in the …

Posted on: 14th November 2018

Priti calls for action on health centre

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on the Government to help ensure a new multipurpose healthcare centre in Witham is delivered. During a debate she held in the House of Commons she highlighted to Health Minister Steve Brine MP the need for a new healthcare centre to provide services and …

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