Archives: Speeches and Debates

Priti can be regularly seen in the House of Commons speaking up on behalf of her constituents and commenting on national issues. Priti asks questions to Government Ministers, makes speeches on important issues and contributes to the work of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, which she is a member of.


Posted on: October 11, 2018

East of England Economy Debate

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies, and to join the debate. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for ​Waveney (Peter Aldous) and all colleagues who have spoken on being strong advocates for the east of England. In so many areas, we have common ground. …

Posted on: October 11, 2018

Agriculture Bill Second Reading

I am delighted to speak in the debate, and I broadly welcome the Bill. The sheer number of Members who have participated means that there will be a lot of scrutiny, which is of course a good thing. As an Essex MP, I have the privilege of representing a part …

Posted on: May 23, 2018

Priti asks Prime Minister about stem cell transplants for leukaemia patients

The Prime Minister knows that stem cell transplants are the only lifeline for leukaemia patients. Tragically, children such as five-year-old Kaiya and 11-year-old Rajie, whose families are in Parliament today for a donor awareness event, have only a 21% chance of finding a donor match because there are simply not …

Posted on: May 21, 2018

Priti asks Government for more support for training places

Training opportunities are vital to boosting social mobility, because they help to get people into work. What is the Secretary of State doing to work with recruitment agencies, such as Prime Appointments in Witham, to enable more people to get into work, especially those in part-time work or on universal …

Posted on: May 14, 2018

Priti calls for Apprenticeship levy reform

What changes is the Minister considering to ensure that the apprenticeship levy can be used to fund the type of training schemes and shorter courses that employers are demanding and which will help to get more people back into work?

Posted on: April 17, 2018

Priti brings forward debate on health services in Essex

I beg to move, That this House has considered health services in Essex. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. I am grateful to the Speaker for granting me this debate. I thank the Minister for his time, and I welcome him; I suspect that he …

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