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Priti Patel MP quizzed by Stanway Fiveways Primary pupils

Published: 22nd March 2019 - 10:15 am

Priti Patel, Member of Parliament for Witham, met with pupils from Stanway Fiveways Primary School in Parliament today to speak about her role as an MP [Thursday 21 March 2019]. Pupils from Stanway Fiveways Primary School were visiting Parliament to take part in a tour of the Palace of Westminster …

Priti calls for tourism support

Published: 21st March 2019 - 8:34 am

Witham MP Priti has spoken up in support of the tourism sector in Essex and the Witham constituency during a debate in Parliament. Referencing the Museum of Power in Langford, Tollesbury and Wilkin and Sons in Tiptree Priti spoke of the contribution that the tourism and hospitality sector makes to …

Priti Patel MP welcomes better compensation for rail commuters

Published: 12th March 2019 - 10:54 am

Priti Patel, Member of Parliament for Witham and Chair of the Great Eastern Main Line Taskforce, has welcomed the announcement that Delay Repay 15 will be introduced for Greater Anglia passengers next month. From 1st April 2019, Greater Anglia passengers will be able to claim Delay Repay compensation if their …

Priti supports local residents on the Gimsons planning application

Published: 8th March 2019 - 9:16 pm

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on members of Braintree District Council’s Planning Committee to listen to the residents of Witham Town and refuse the planning application for 78 dwellings on the Gimsons site, River Walk, Witham. The Council has published its report for the 19 March 2019 Planning Committee …

Priti Patel MP supports World Book Day campaign

Published: 7th March 2019 - 10:33 am - 10:33 am

Priti Patel, Member of Parliament for Witham, is supporting World Book Day’s national ‘Share a Story’ campaign, encouraging parents and carers to read with their children for ten minutes a day. Every year, World Book Day creates bespoke £1 books for children and young adults across the UK and Ireland …

Priti calls for transport investment for Essex

Published: 6th March 2019 - 3:17 pm

Witham MP Priti Patel held a debate in Parliament today [6 March 2019] on transport infrastructure in Essex. During the debate she highlighted to the Government the importance to the economy of investing in new infrastructure in Essex. Priti spoke of the need to end the delays to the A12 …

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