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Essex Police bolstered by an extra 82 police officers

Published on 29th October 2020 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has welcomed the announcement that Essex has been bolstered by an additional 82 officers since the Government launched its major police recruitment drive, a year ago.  The addition of these new officers brings the total number of police across Essex up to 3,398, meaning that there …

Priti backing the County’s businesses

Category: Local News Published: 22nd May 2020 - 3:39 pm

Witham MP Priti Patel has been holding a series of virtual meetings with the Essex Chambers of Commerce and businesses from across the County to discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Priti has been listening to the concerns raised by businesses as well as their suggestions on how the …

Priti Patel MP welcomes Essex County Council’s decision to keep libraries open

Category: Local News Published: 9th July 2019 - 3:51 pm

Priti Patel, the Witham MP, has welcomed today’s announcement (9.07.19) by the Leader of Essex County Council, Cllr David Finch at a full council meeting that no public libraries in Essex will close over the next five years.  She has written to Cllr Finch requesting further details of the new …

Priti calls for solutions to keep libraries open

Category: Local News Published: 7th July 2019 - 8:30 pm

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has written to the Leader of Essex County Council, Cllr David Finch, to press the Council to work with local communities to keep all the libraries in the Witham constituency open. Last year, the Council began a consultation process on proposals which could have led …

Witham MP monitors rare bacterial infection outbreak in Essex

Category: Local News Published: 26th June 2019 - 4:40 pm

The MP for Witham, Priti Patel has been advised by the Mid-Essex Clinical Commissioning Group that there has been a small outbreak of strep, a rare bacterial infection in Essex which has affected three residents in her constituency. According to the CCG, there have been 32 reported cases of invasive …

Priti Patel MP calls for long-term funding for schools

Category: Local News Published: 14th June 2019 - 9:53 am

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has called on the Government to deliver a long-term funding settlement for schools at the Comprehensive Spending Review taking place later this year. Priti has raised the matter with the Minister of State for School Standards (The Rt. Hon Nick Gibb MP) and the Chancellor of …

Priti Patel MP co-hosts meeting with Minister for Apprenticeship & Skills

Published on 22nd May 2019 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Priti Patel, the MP for Witham and the Chair of the Essex Business Transport and Infrastructure Forum (EBTIF) has co-hosted a Forum meeting at Westminster (20 May) with the Rt Hon Ann Milton MP, Minister for Apprenticeship and Skills, to discuss the Apprenticeship Levy and how it can support Essex …

International Trade Minister meets with Essex businesses at Parliamentary Forum

Published on 14th May 2019 Published in General News

The Minister of State for Trade Policy, George Hollingbery MP was the guest speaker at the Essex Chambers of Commerce International Trade Forum at Westminster’s Portcullis House last night (13th May), Chaired by Witham MP, Priti Patel.  The Forum was attended by a wide range of business sectors from across …

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