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Posted on: December 8, 2019

Priti calls on Highways England to make A12 scheme decision

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 …

Posted on: October 22, 2019

Anger at Colchester Borough Council over A12 consultation delay

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 …

Posted on: July 16, 2019

Regional businesses surveyed on A120 dualling campaign

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 …

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 …

A120 A12 working group
Posted on: June 1, 2019

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

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 …

Posted on: April 9, 2019

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

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 …

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 …

Posted on: February 8, 2019

Priti Patel MP chairs business meeting with Transport Secretary

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 …

Posted on: January 22, 2019

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

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 …

Posted on: January 8, 2019

Priti calls for action on A12 scheme

Witham MP Priti Patel has called on the Government to intervene to end the delays with the A12 widening scheme. The Government committed to fund the scheme to widen the A12 between Chelmsford and Marks Tey through the Witham constituency back in 2014 and following a consultation in 2017 on …

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