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Priti welcomes A12 route announcement

Category: Local News Published: 28th August 2020 - 5:04 pm

The Witham MP Priti Patel has welcomed Highways England’s preferred route announcement for the A12 widening scheme between junctions 23 and 25. The preferred route alignment follows on from the proposals in the 2017 consultation and the announcement made last year for the stretch of road between junctions 19 to …

Priti calls on Highways England to make A12 scheme decision

Category: Local News Published: 8th December 2019 - 1:30 pm

Priti Patel, Conservative Party Parliamentary Candidate for Witham, has called on Highways England to make a decision on progressing the A12 widening scheme based on the result of the 2017 consultation. Highways England have been forced to consult on alternative route alignment options for the section between junctions 23 and …

Anger at Colchester Borough Council over A12 consultation delay

Category: Local News Published: 22nd October 2019 - 7:25 am

Witham MP Priti Patel has criticised Colchester Borough Council as Highways England launch a further consultation on the A12 widening scheme. The further consultation covering route alignment between junctions 23 and 25 has been forced upon residents as a direct consequence of the controversial housing and development plans proposed by …

Regional businesses surveyed on A120 dualling campaign

Category: Local News Published: 16th July 2019 - 10:33 am

Businesses across the East of England are being surveyed over the A120 dualling proposals between Braintree and the A12 in support of the campaign to secure investment for the long-awaited and much-needed dualling scheme. The survey, which has been sent out this week, was developed by the Essex Chambers of …

A120 A12 working group

Key stakeholders meet to plan A120 campaign for £2.2bn economic boost

Published on 1st June 2019 Published in Local News

The campaign to secure investment to dual the A120 has been reignited at a major stakeholder meeting at County Hall, Chelmsford (31 May), headed by Witham MP Priti Patel and Essex County Council Deputy Leader Kevin Bentley. With the Government set to make key decisions in the autumn on future …

Priti Patel MP calls on the Chancellor to invest in A120 dualling scheme

Category: General News Published: 9th April 2019 - 5:11 pm

During a Treasury Questions session in the House of Commons, Priti Patel has today (9th April) called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, to invest in the A120 dualling scheme. The proposed scheme will improve road safety and unlock new opportunities for jobs, business growth and housing in …

Priti calls for transport investment for Essex

Category: General News Published: 6th March 2019 - 3:17 pm

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 …

Priti Patel MP chairs business meeting with Transport Secretary

Published on 8th February 2019 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel, chaired a meeting of the Essex Chambers of Commerce Business, Transport and Infrastructure Forum on Monday evening with the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling MP, as guest speaker [4 February 2019]. The meeting was well attended by a number of Essex businesses and the …

Statement on A12 Widening Scheme from The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP

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

The A12 is one of the major strategic economic corridors facilitating trade within and across Essex. Since being elected in as Witham’s Member of Parliament I have campaigned for this road to be improved along with the A120 and the Great Eastern Main Line to facilitate growing demands, improve safety …

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