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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Priti calls for transport investment for Essex

Witham MP Priti Patel held a debate in Parliament today [6 March 2019] on transport infrastructure in Essex. During the debate she highlighted to the Government the importance to the economy of investing in new infrastructure in Essex. Priti spoke of the need to end the delays to the A12 …

Posted on: February 27, 2019

Priti calls for Armond Road Traveller Site Action

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on Braintree District Council and Essex Police to remove an unauthorised Traveller site on Armond Road, Witham. Despite fencing put up to prevent incursions, a number of caravans have appeared on the land. Priti said: “Yet again residents in Witham find themselves affected by …

Posted on: February 8, 2019

Priti calls for responses to libraries consultation

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on residents and community groups to respond to Essex County Council’s consultation on the future of library services, which closes later this month on 20 February. The plans recommend the closure of four out of eight libraries in the Witham constituency and the closure …

Posted on: January 17, 2019

Priti calls on Government to fund councils in Essex

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on the Government to look at rebalancing resources towards local councils in Essex during a debate on local authority funding in Parliament [15 January 2019]. During the debate Priti commended the innovation seen in local councils and highlighted the demographic pressures facing Essex County …

Posted on: January 10, 2019

Priti Patel MP welcomes SEND funding boost for Essex

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has welcomed the Government’s announcement that Essex will receive over £6 million of additional funding to support children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).  Last month, the Government announced that £250 million will be given to local councils up to 2020 to …

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