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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.


Priti stands firm and votes to deliver Brexit

Published: 5th April 2019 - 10:40 am

Witham MP Priti Patel has voted in the House of Commons throughout this week to deliver Brexit and support the decision taken by the British people to leave the EU. On Monday, 1 April 2019, during a number of indicative votes, Priti opposed proposals to keep the UK under the …

Priti Patel MP welcomes launch of Delay Repay 15 on Greater Anglia Trains

Published: 2nd April 2019 - 4:34 pm - 4:34 pm

Witham MP and Chair of the Great Eastern Mainline Taskforce, the Rt Hon Priti Patel has welcomed today’s launch of the Delay Repay 15 scheme during a visit to Witham Station by Rail Minister, Andrew Jones MP.  The new scheme, which starts on 1st April allows passengers on Greater Anglia …

Statement on the Motion on Withdrawal Agreement

Published: 29th March 2019 - 12:45 pm

This motion is yet another disappointment to everyone who voted to leave the EU. Rather than set in stone our departure from the EU and freedom for our country it creates a recipe for further uncertainty. The Motion accepts the Withdrawal Agreement and also leaves open the opportunity for the …

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 …

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