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Posted on: June 4, 2020

MP’s Disappointment over Rivenhall Incinerator Decision

Witham MP Priti Patel has expressed her disappointment with the decision made by the Environment Agency to grant a variation to their permit to allow the controversial Rivenhall waste incinerator to operate with a stack height of 35 metres. The permit relates to the emissions that will be caused by …

Posted on: May 20, 2020

Priti comments on future of garden communities in north Essex

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has responded to the report issued by planning inspector Roger Clews (19.05.20) on the examination of the local plan proposals for garden communities in north Essex.  Mr Clews’ report found that the proposed Braintree/Colchester Borders Garden Community in the Witham constituency was not deliverable or …

Posted on: March 3, 2020

Priti welcomes Tiptree planning refusal

Local MP Priti Patel has welcomed the decision by Colchester Borough Council to refuse a planning application by Bloor Homes for 255 new homes on a site adjacent to Peakes Close and Maldon Road, Tiptree. The proposals were rejected on the basis that they represented ‘harmful urbanisation of the village’. …

Priti Patel MP with Adam and Jo Gillespie during their meeting to discuss the planning appeal.
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Priti Backs Dance Studio Plans

Witham MP Priti Patel has met with Adam and Jo Gillespie of Complete Dance (28.02.20), to confirm her continued support for their effort to transform a vacant industrial unit on Wheaton Road into a dance studio. Their original planning application was refused by Braintree District Council, who rigidly applied an …

Posted on: December 9, 2019

Priti calls for housing plans rethink

Priti Patel, the Conservative Party Parliamentary Candidate for Witham, has called on Colchester Borough Council to urgently rethink its housing plans for a garden community. The plans, which were heavily criticised by an independent planning inspector in 2018, will be subject to a series of further hearings next month (January …

Posted on: November 20, 2019

Priti slams BDC planning refusal for Complete Dance studio

Priti Patel, Conservative Party Parliamentary Candidate for Witham, has slammed Braintree District Council for refusing to grant planning permission for Complete Dance to open a studio on a site at Wheaton Road. The site, which has been vacant for a number of years, could have been turned into a dance …

Priti Patel with local campaigners opposed to the Mell Road development
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Priti welcomes Mell Road, Tollesbury planning refusal

Priti Patel, the Conservative Party’s Parliamentary Candidate for the Witham constituency, has welcomed the decision taken by Maldon District Council to refuse a planning application for a huge 90 dwelling development on a site off of Mell Road in Tollesbury. The application was rejected on a number of grounds, including …

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Priti calls for dance studio planning application to be approved

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has called on Braintree District Council to approve a planning application for a dance studio in Witham. Complete Dance are looking for new premises and have applied to develop an industrial unit that has been vacant for more than five years into a dance and …

Posted on: July 9, 2019

Local MP is angered over ‘shameful’ Hatfield Peverel planning decisions

Witham MP Priti Patel has expressed her anger and disappointment on behalf of local residents over three planning decisions taken by the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, which will impose development on two sites in Hatfield Peverel. The planning applications for 120 dwellings at Gleneagles Way …

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