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Priti Patel MP with members of the Coggeshall Working Group

Priti Patel MP backs campaign to save Coggeshall Library

Category: Local News Published: 2nd June 2019 - 1:43 pm

Witham MP Priti Patel has met with members of the Coggeshall Library Working Group to discuss plans to save the village’s library from the risk of closure, under proposals from Essex County Council. Priti has been pressing Essex County Council to reconsider their plans and to support and empower those …

PP visit to Kelvedon St Mary's Primary Academy

Witham MP joins School Council to support their campaign to keep local library open

Category: Local News Published: 2nd June 2019 - 8:57 am

Priti Patel, the MP for Witham, has made the case for keeping local libraries open in her constituency, at a meeting with Kelvedon St Mary’s Primary Academy School Council (17th May). Under the current Essex County Council (ECC) proposals seven out of the eight libraries in Witham could be closed. During …

A120 A12 working group

Key stakeholders meet to plan A120 campaign for £2.2bn economic boost

Category: Local News Published: 1st June 2019 - 7:54 am

The campaign to secure investment to dual the A120 has been reignited at a major stakeholder meeting at County Hall, Chelmsford (31 May), headed by Witham MP Priti Patel and Essex County Council Deputy Leader Kevin Bentley. With the Government set to make key decisions in the autumn on future …

Time to make the Tory party Conservative again

Category: National News Published: 30th May 2019 - 12:00 pm

Publication: The Daily Telegraph (London) Byline By: Priti Patel Date: May 30, 2019 Thursday Time to make the Tory party Conservative again; We need a leader who stands for free markets and toughness on crime, not soulless managed decline The Conservative Party is in danger of tearing itself apart and …

Priti Patel MP meets Chief Superintendent Andy Marine

Priti Patel MP meets the new Commander of the North Essex Local Policing Area

Category: Local News Published: 28th May 2019 - 8:57 am

Witham MP, Priti Patel, met with Chief Superintendent Andy Mariner, who has recently taken over as Commander of the North Essex Local Policing Area. They discussed the recent improvement in a number of policing areas because of the increased funding that Essex Police have received from Central Government due to …

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