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Priti Patel opens new beauty studio in Chelmsford

Published: 23rd April 2019 - 10:46 am - 10:46 am

Priti Patel MP was the guest of honour at the opening of the new Luxe Studio beauty salon at 70 Wharf Road, Chelmsford on Bank Holiday Monday.  Ms Patel formally declared the salon open after cutting the ribbon across it doors, before going on a tour of the premises and …

Priti Patel MP visits Stanway housing development

Published: 16th April 2019 - 9:35 am - 9:35 am

The Witham MP, Priti Patel has paid a visit to the Furly Meadows housing estate, currently being built in Stanway, on the edge of her constituency. The Cala Homes development is providing a mix of housing opportunities including affordable homes. Ms Patel was given a thorough briefing about the site …

Priti joins fight to save Wickham Bishops Library

Published: 11th April 2019 - 10:55 pm - 10:55 pm

Libraries are a fundamental part of our community that can provide a route for many to the outside world through books, learning & the internet. Priti Patel was pleased to meet with Cllr Henry Bass & a group of volunteers today to plan the campaign to save Wickham Bishops Library. …

Priti backs independent deterrent to defend freedom and democracy

Published: 11th April 2019 - 12:54 pm

Witham MP Priti Patel has spoken in support of Britain’s independent nuclear deterrent capabilities during a debate in the House of Commons. It has been fifty years since the continuous at sea nuclear deterrent became operational and during the debate Priti stated: “When we speak about freedom, our independent at …

Priti Patel MP calls on the Chancellor to invest in A120 dualling scheme

Published: 9th April 2019 - 5:11 pm

During a Treasury Questions session in the House of Commons, Priti Patel has today (9th April) called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, to invest in the A120 dualling scheme. The proposed scheme will improve road safety and unlock new opportunities for jobs, business growth and housing in …

Priti Patel MP calls for greater transparency on waste incineration projects

Published: 9th April 2019 - 5:09 pm

Priti Patel MP has called on the Government to introduce more transparency and accountability in the decision-making process for waste incinerators. Speaking during a debate in Westminster on waste incineration today (9th April), Priti, who is campaigning against the proposed Rivenhall Incinerator, highlighted the complex paperwork involved when operators apply …

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