Priti Patel

MP, Witham

Witham Conservative

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How Priti Patel voted
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  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Priti Patel hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Agriculture: Subsidies 19 Dec 2014

    The total Common Agricultural Policy allocation for the Basic Payment Scheme for England will be unaffected by the change in eligibility of land used for solar panels from 2015. There will be reductions in payments for English farmers who are currently claiming on land on which there are solar panels. In the future, they will not be able to claim BPS payments on this land.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Nurses: Schools 19 Dec 2014

    Approximately 1200 school nurses are employed by the NHS, and in 2013-14, the estimated average paybill per full time equivalent (FTE) school nurse was 41,061. This includes earnings plus the costs of employer pension and national insurance contributions.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Welfare Tax Credits: Overpayments 19 Dec 2014

    HMRC tax credit overpayment figures are available in the Finalised Child and Working Tax Credits statistics annual award supplement on payments located here: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/statistics/fin-main-stats/cwtc-awards -sup.xls on the ‘Main Aggregates’ table. HMRC total tax credit expenditure figures are available in the Finalised Child and Working Tax Credits statistics located...

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Conservative MP for Witham

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Trade Unions
  • Staff
  • EU Law
  • Pay
  • Departmental Pay

Currently held offices

  • The Exchequer Secretary
  • Member, Members' Expenses Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2013 to 11 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (5 Dec 2011 to 23 Jun 2014)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Associate Editor of The House Magazine (Dods Parliamentary), Westminster Tower, 3rd Floor, 3 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7SP.  (Up to £5,000)
Associate Editor of The House Magazine (Dods Parliamentary)
21 March 2014, received £666.64 for September-December 2013. Hours: estimated at 25 hrs. (Registered 24 March 2014)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Dr Rami Ranger MBE
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: dinner held on 19 March 2014, estimated value £2,000 and at which I was the guest speaker. As a result of my speech, my constituency association received £23,250 in donations, including the two listed below.
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 9 May 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Ravi Gidar
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 9 May 2014)
(a) Name of donor: HT & Co (Drinks) Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 31-37 Park Royal Road, London NW10 7LQ
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 01913634
(a) (Registered 9 May 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Sun Mark Ltd
Address of donor: Sun House, 428 Long Drive, Greenford, Middlesex UB6 8UH
Amount of donation: Travel and accommodation at an approximate value of £3,000.
Destination of visit: Dubai, UAE
Date of visit: 23-26 February 2014
Purpose of visit: Speaker at Gulf Food Fair associated events and meetings with Indian Diaspora business leaders in capacity as Indian Diaspora Champion.
(Registered 10 March 2014)

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