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: July 16, 2019

Call for key road and rail investment in Essex raised in Commons

During oral Parliamentary questions in the House of Commons (16.07.19), Witham MP Priti Patel has called on Government Ministers in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to join her campaign to secure investment in new rail infrastructure on the Great Eastern Main Line and for funding to dual …

Posted on: May 9, 2019

Priti Patel calls for new investment in Witham health services

During a Parliamentary debate (7th May), Witham MP Priti Patel has called on the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock MP to secure more funding for health services across the Witham constituency. Priti highlighted the high numbers of patients per GP in the Witham constituency and …

Posted on: April 11, 2019

Priti backs independent deterrent to defend freedom and democracy

Witham MP Priti Patel has spoken in support of Britain’s independent nuclear deterrent capabilities during a debate in the House of Commons. It has been fifty years since the continuous at sea nuclear deterrent became operational and during the debate Priti stated: “When we speak about freedom, our independent at …

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 …

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