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Witham MP monitors rare bacterial infection outbreak in Essex

Category: Local News Published: 26th June 2019 - 4:40 pm

The MP for Witham, Priti Patel has been advised by the Mid-Essex Clinical Commissioning Group that there has been a small outbreak of strep, a rare bacterial infection in Essex which has affected three residents in her constituency. According to the CCG, there have been 32 reported cases of invasive …

The UK needs a leader who will stand up for Brexit

Category: National News Published: 23rd June 2019 - 8:45 am

Publication: Sunday Telegraph By: Priti Patel Date: 23rd June 2019 In the last three years, the British government and the UK parliament have successfully turned our country into an international laughing stock, humiliated by the EU’s negotiators. Mrs May and her Cabinet are chiefly responsible for this. They claimed to …

Hundreds of books donated to Priti’s reading scheme

Category: Local News Published: 19th June 2019 - 10:56 am

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has received a donation of several hundred books from the charity World Book Day for her annual Get Witham Reading initiative. Priti will distribute the books to children and young people who are participating in this year’s event at local schools across her constituency next month. …

Priti Patel MP calls for long-term funding for schools

Category: Local News Published: 14th June 2019 - 9:53 am

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has called on the Government to deliver a long-term funding settlement for schools at the Comprehensive Spending Review taking place later this year. Priti has raised the matter with the Minister of State for School Standards (The Rt. Hon Nick Gibb MP) and the Chancellor of …

Priti supports Witham Community Day

Category: Local News Published: 11th June 2019 - 12:45 pm

Witham MP Priti Patel joined local residents and community groups at the Town’s community day on Saturday [8 June 2019]. After attending the opening with local councillors, Priti visited the stallholders and enjoyed the entertainment showcased, including a performance by the Elm Hall Primary School Choir. Priti said: “It was …

Priti Patel MP attends Tiptree Neighbourhood Plan exhibition

Priti views Tiptree Neighbourhood Plan proposals

Category: Local News Published: 11th June 2019 - 12:44 pm

Local MP Priti Patel is calling on residents in Tiptree to take part in the consultation on a Neighbourhood Plan for the village. Attending an exhibition at Tiptree Community Centre to mark the start of a six week consultation period, Priti viewed the proposals and discussed them with Tiptree Ward …

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