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Delayed Rivenhall Footway Improvements Set for Completion in April

Published on 20th March 2018 Published in General News

Footway improvement works which were a condition of the Forest Road development in Rivenhall are now set to be implemented in April following representations from Witham MP Priti Patel. The improvements to the footpath were part of planning conditions for the development but had yet to be implemented. After Priti …

Dental Directory host visit from Priti Patel MP.

Published on 17th March 2018 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel was delighted to visit one of Britain’s largest full service dental supplies dealers. The Dental Directory, based on the Freebournes Estate in Witham, supplies 12,000 dental practices and employs over 500 people across the country. Priti, who has previously visited the Dental Directory, said: “I was …

Priti reminds residents of cold weather payments

Published on 2nd March 2018 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel is reminding residents that they may be eligible for financial support through Cold Weather Payments following the recent poor weather. Recipients of Pension Credit, Income Support, income-based Jobseekers’ Allowance, income-related Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit may be eligible to receive an extra £25 per …

Priti calls on Chancellor for GEML Rail Investment

Published on 27th February 2018 Published in General News

Witham MP and Great Eastern Main Line Rail Taskforce Chair Priti Patel has called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to invest in the region’s rail infrastructure in the House of Commons. During questions to Treasury ministers Priti called on the Government to recognise the economic benefits of investing in …

Priti to Chair Rail Taskforce

Published on 26th February 2018 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel has become the Chair of the Great Eastern Main Line Rail Taskforce at a meeting held in Parliament today (26 February 2018). Priti was a founding member of the GEML Rail Taskforce when it was established in 2013 and secured commitments to improve rail services. Priti …

Unemployment remains low in Witham

Published on 23rd February 2018 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel has welcomed the release of new figures which show that claimant count unemployment in the constituency continues to remain low. Figures released from the Office of National Statistics show that in January 2018 there were 545 claimants, which is 70% lower than the peak under the …

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