Essex

The A120 campaign board at their meeting on 11th July
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Businesses pledge support for A120 improvement campaign

Major regional businesses have today (11.07.19) attended the A120 board meeting at County Hall, Chelmsford to show their support for proposals to dual the A120. The creation of a business board and establishment of A120 Campaign Champions is a key part of the campaign to persuade the Government to include …

Posted on: July 7, 2019

Priti calls for solutions to keep libraries open

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 …

Posted on: June 26, 2019

Witham MP monitors rare bacterial infection outbreak in Essex

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 …

Posted on: June 14, 2019

Priti Patel MP calls for long-term funding for schools

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 …

Posted on: May 22, 2019

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

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 …

Posted on: March 21, 2019

Priti calls for tourism support

Witham MP Priti has spoken up in support of the tourism sector in Essex and the Witham constituency during a debate in Parliament. Referencing the Museum of Power in Langford, Tollesbury and Wilkin and Sons in Tiptree Priti spoke of the contribution that the tourism and hospitality sector makes to …

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 …

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