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From left, Derrick Louis, Chairman of Provide, Witham MP, Priti Patel and John Niland, CEO of Provide during their meeting.

Priti Patel meets major provider of health and social care in Essex

Category: Local News Published: 16th August 2019 - 11:58 am

The Witham MP, Priti Patel has today (16th August) met with Derrick Louis, Chairman and John Niland, Chief Executive of Provide, the health & social care provider that supplies services across the East of England.  Subjects under discussion included dealing with the Group A Streptococcal outbreak in north Essex, in …

Priti Patel encourages Witham shops to compete for Best Small Shop award

Category: Local News Published: 7th August 2019 - 5:06 pm

Priti Patel MP is calling on the Witham Constituency’s shopkeepers to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, celebrating the creativity of small shops and the central role they play in the local community. The Competition is open to any small shop* operating in the UK. It is free to enter …

Priti welcomes third Witham Industrial Watch BID mandate

Category: Local News Published: 31st July 2019 - 6:03 pm

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has warmly welcomed the vote in support of Witham Industrial Watch (WIW) receiving a third Business Improvement District mandate. Firms based on the industrial estates in Witham have voted overwhelmingly for the BID mandate to continue. Priti, who has consistently worked with WIW to support businesses …

Priti Patel MP opens Lime Tree Place

Category: Local News Published: 27th July 2019 - 3:41 pm

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has today (27th July) formally opened Lime Tree Place, the new apartment complex in Collingwood Road, Witham. Developed by Inspired Homes and Equinox Living, Lime Tree Place consists of 75 one bedroom and 22 two-bedroom apartments that have been created from the conversion of the …

Priti appointed Home Secretary in the new Government

Category: National News Published: 25th July 2019 - 9:58 am

Witham MP Priti Patel has been appointed Home Secretary in the new Government administration formed by incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Commenting on her appointment Priti said: “It is a tremendous honour and privilege to be asked to serve in the new administration formed by Boris as Home Secretary. The …

Priti Patel welcomes Boris leadership victory

Category: National News Published: 23rd July 2019 - 1:53 pm

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has welcomed Boris Johnson’s victory in the Conservative Party leadership election, with over 66% of the votes cast. Priti said: “I welcome the election of Boris Johnson as the new Leader of the Conservative Party and our country’s next Prime Minister. Boris has been given …

Priti Patel MP welcomes new police team for Witham town

Category: Local News Published: 23rd July 2019 - 5:09 am

Witham MP Priti Patel has welcomed the introduction of a dedicated policing team for Witham Town, which will focus on local crime issues. The town team, consisting of two constables, will be one of 23 set up across the County by Essex Police, following additional resources provided to them, that …

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