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Priti Patel MP on her tour of the Oakwood Meadows site in Stanway. From left: David Jenkinson, CEO of Persimmon, Priti Patel MP, Louise Trail, Head of Sales, Philip Standen, Managing Director, Essex and Martyn Clark, Divisional Director.

Priti visits new homes site in Stanway

Category: Local News Published: 16th October 2019 - 9:00 am

Priti Patel, the MP for Witham has visited the Charles Church property development Oakwood Meadows on London road, Stanway, (Friday, 11th October), escorted by Persimmon Home’s Chief Executive David Jenkinson, and the South-Eastern Regional Managing Director Martyn Clark. Persimmon Homes owns the Charles Church brand. In a comprehensive tour, Priti was …

From left, Rod Lane, RNIL, Priti Patel MP, Lisa Jane, Manager of the Tea Rooms, Witham, Mary Stote RNLI Fundraising Group and the Mayor of Witham, Cllr Clare Lager

MP praises £1,000 success of Tea Rooms’ RNLI fundraising effort

Category: Local News Published: 14th October 2019 - 9:00 am

On Friday (11th October) Witham MP, Priti Patel, visited the Tea Rooms in the Newlands Centre, Witham, alongside Witham Mayor, Cllr Clare Lager, to present Manager, Lisa Jane with a special certificate from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), represented by Rod Lane, for collecting their first £1,000 for the …

Priti Patel MP with the Silver End Surgery team

Priti Patel MP visits Silver End Surgery

Category: Local News Published: 12th October 2019 - 9:00 am

The MP for Witham, Priti Patel, has been visiting the Silver End Surgery for a tour and discussion of the latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection in April, which has indicated improvements have been made and given the practice an overall rating of ‘good’.  This follows a very critical report …

Chelmsford based Window Company (Contracts) Ltd receive their certificates for achieving ISO standards as audited by Auva Certification Ltd

Priti hails success of local firm

Category: Local News Published: 11th October 2019 - 9:00 am

Priti Patel, the MP for Witham, has today (11th October) visited Auva Certification Ltd in Little Braxted to help the firm celebrate its being awarded a certificate of accreditation from the UK Accreditation Service, UKAS for ISO 17021-1:2015, which is a major success for the company. Priti formally presented Graham …

Priti Patel opens Gelato Temptations in Newlands Street, Witham

Priti Patel MP boosts small businesses in Witham and Coggeshall

Category: Local News Published: 6th September 2019 - 3:32 pm

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has spent Friday morning, (6th September) in her constituency visiting small businesses.  She performed a formal opening ceremony for two new shops in Witham, Gelato Temptations in Newlands Street, which is a brand new business providing the ultimate in tasty deserts, and christened the new …

This Government will show police officers the respect they deserve

Category: National News Published: 6th September 2019 - 7:11 am

Publication: Daily Telegraph By: Priti Patel Date: 5th September 2019 The Government’s commitment to policing is about more than just increasing the number of bobbies on the beat Our police officers do a fantastic job every day keeping our streets, communities and country safe. They’re the best in the world …

Priti Patel MP secures cash boost for Essex schools

Category: Local News Published: 5th September 2019 - 10:31 am

Schools across the Witham constituency are set to benefit from a significant cash boost in their budgets, thanks to the efforts of Witham MP, Priti Patel. Priti has tirelessly campaigned for the introduction of a strategic long-term funding plan for schools and has welcomed this week’s announcement that the Government …

Priti Patel MP visits Museum of Power

Category: Local News Published: 2nd September 2019 - 10:35 am

During her visit to the Museum of Power on Friday (30th August 2019), the Witham MP, Priti Patel was invited to become a patron of the Museum by its Chairman and Trustees.  Ms Patel was at the Museum for one of her regular catch-up and tour sessions and was delighted …

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