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Priti calls for action on supply teaching costs

Published on 10th April 2018 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on the Government to take action to reduce the costs to schools of supply and agency teachers. Priti raised the matter with the Secretary of State for Education in the House of Commons after local head teachers raised concerns with her about these costs. …

Get Witham Reading 2018

Published on 6th April 2018 Published in General News

On Thursday 5 July 2018, local MP Priti Patel will launch her yearly literacy initiative – Get Witham Reading – in schools to celebrate and promote reading achievements by students and young people in the Witham constituency. First launched in 2012, Get Witham Reading is commemorating its sixth anniversary by bringing together over …

Priti welcomes new shop to Coggeshall

Published on 5th April 2018 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel has visited Coggeshall’s latest shop, the Copper and Cask which opened Easter weekend at 14A Church Street. The Copper and Cask sells craft gins, wines and beers is owned by Red Fox Direct, and in partnership with the local award winning Red Fox Brewery, also based …

Priti pops in to Hatfield Peverel Care Home

Published on 4th April 2018 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel has visited the Hatfield Peverel Lodge Care Home which is run by Bupa and is at Crabbs Hill. The Care Home has been improving since a CQC visit last year. During her visit Priti met with residents and relatives as well as Bupa’s regional director. Priti …

Priti meets Geocurve specialist surveyors in Kelvedon

Published on 4th April 2018 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel has met with Gary Nel, the Managing Director of Kelvedon based specialist surveyors Geocurve. During her visit Priti discussed how the technology Geocurve use helps develop major building and infrastructure projects through producing 3D models and imagery of sites. Priti said: “I had a wonderful visit …

Rail Infrastructure

Published on 27th March 2018 Published in General News

The Great Eastern Main Line Rail Taskforce met today [27 March 2018] to discuss how key strategic infrastructure projects can benefit from the Government’s newly announced Rail Network Enhancements Pipeline (RNEP) process. The RNEP process has been introduced by the Department for Transport to provide a framework for people looking …

Priti calls for zero tolerance on Witham criminals

Published on 26th March 2018 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on the authorities to work together to address recent crime and anti-social behaviour problems in the town. Recently reports of anti-social behaviour in the town centre, burglaries and criminality affecting homes and businesses have caused concern across the local area. Priti, who is organising …

Priti Patel backs English Tourism Week: 17-25 March 2018

Published on 25th March 2018 Published in General News

Tourism is the third largest employer across the England, every day supporting 2.6 million jobs and is a major employer of school leavers, young people and entrepreneurs. Promoting tourism week with the Tourism Minister Michael Ellis MP, Priti said ‘ The visitor economy is worth £106 billion a year to …

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