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Group shot - The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP (seated far left) Chairs the latest GEML meeting at Westminster 24.06.19.

GEML Taskforce Chair, Priti Patel MP sees key elements of plan for new rail investment coming together

Published on 24th June 2019 Published in General News

The latest Great Eastern Mainline (GEML) Taskforce meeting was held today at Portcullis House, Westminster (24.06.19). The meeting was chaired by Witham MP, the Rt Hon Priti Patel, and was attended by East of England MPs, rail executives and other key stakeholders. Commenting after the meeting, Ms Patel said: “We …

Priti Patel preparing the case for long term rail investment on GEML

Published on 11th September 2018 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Chair of the Great Eastern Main Line (GEML) Taskforce, Priti Patel MP, has pressed stakeholders and the Government today for significant rail investment in the Anglia region to upgrade infrastructure and improve the reliability of services for passengers [Tuesday 11 September 2018]. The Taskforce has moved into a critical phase of …

Priti secures DFT action on A12 Widening Scheme delays

Category: Local News Published: 26th July 2018 - 2:57 pm

Witham MP Priti Patel has secured a commitment from the Department for Transport to take action to avoid further delays with delivering the A12 Widening Scheme. The scheme, which would see the A12 widened into a three-lane carriageway, is crucial to improving safety and to supporting economic growth and job …

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