Archives: Written Answers

As a Member of Parliament, Priti can put questions in writing to Government Ministers with the answers given being published. Priti regularly asks Ministers questions about local and national issues on behalf of her constituents.


Posted on: December 12, 2017

Department for Transport: Railways (12 Dec 2017)

Priti Patel: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Oral Statement of 29 November 2017, Official Report, Column 339 on Rail Update, if he will provide details of the process to establish business cases to develop proposals to open new railway lines between (a) Marks Tey …

Posted on: December 11, 2017

Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (11 Dec 2017)

Priti Patel: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether (a) local planning authorities and (b) planning inspectors considering planning applications have a duty to consider as a material planning consideration (i) future housing deliverability throughout the Local Plan period of 15 years or more, (ii) …

Posted on: December 11, 2017

Department for Education: Special Educational Needs (11 Dec 2017)

Priti Patel: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what powers (a) her Department and (b) local education authorities have to intervene in cases where a (i) maintained school, (ii) academy and (iii) free school have not made provision for a pupil with special educational needs. Link: https://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2017-12-05.117703.h&s=%28section%3Awran…

Posted on: December 11, 2017

Department for Education: Academies (11 Dec 2017)

Priti Patel: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, under what circumstances can the (a) board and (b) executive officers of a multi-academy trust alter a decision made by the head teacher of an academy sponsored by that multi-academy trust. Link: https://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2017-12-05.117704.h&s=%28section%3Awran…

Posted on: December 7, 2017

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Broadband: Essex (7 Dec 2017)

Priti Patel: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans her Department has to provide funding for the (a) latest broadband technologies and (b) 5G technologies to support (i) businesses and (ii) households in Essex. Link: https://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2017-12-04.117353.h&s=%28section%3Awran…

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