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Witham MP Priti Patel with key members of the Museum of Power team during her visit in August 2019. From left, Debbie Thomas, Museum Manager, Dr Roger Griffin, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and James Gulleford, Assistant Museum Manager.

Local MP is ‘thrilled’ by news of £890,700 National Lottery heritage grant for Maldon’s Museum of Power

Published on 8th April 2021 Published in Local News

Priti Patel, the MP for Witham has expressed her delight at the news that the Museum of Power in Langford, Maldon will be receiving a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £890,700 for its Powering Forward project. The project will make major improvements to the visitor offer at the Museum …

Priti welcomes new funding for safe return of our High Streets

Category: National News Published: 24th March 2021 - 10:58 am

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has warmly welcomed new funding announced by the Ministry of Communities, Housing and Local Government to help support the safe return of businesses reopening in high streets and seaside resorts across the East of England as Coronavirus restrictions start to ease in the weeks and …

Priti calls for better funding for Essex

Category: General News Published: 29th January 2019 - 7:19 pm

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on the Treasury to review funding made available for schools, health services and the police in Essex as part of the forthcoming comprehensive spending review which sets multi-year spending parameters. Funding per capital from central government for those services is lower than in other …

Priti calls on Government to fund councils in Essex

Category: General News Published: 17th January 2019 - 6:35 pm

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 …

Priti Patel MP welcomes SEND funding boost for Essex

Category: General News Published: 10th January 2019 - 9:29 am

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 …

Priti welcomes police funding increases

Published on 17th December 2018 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has welcomed an increase in funding for Essex Police announced by the Government. Total resources for Essex Police will rise by nearly £23m from £275.9m to £298.8m, and will include central government grants, funding support to assist with pensions related increases and changes to the precept. …

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