Priti Patel

MP, Witham

Witham Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration 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

  • Bill Presented — Recall of MPs Bill: Backbench Business — Energy-intensive Industries 11 Sep 2014

    I welcome today’s debate and congratulate the hon. Members for Stockton North (Alex Cunningham) and for Redcar (Ian Swales) on securing it, not least because it puts me through my paces in understanding the remit, this whole field and carbon taxes. It has been an insightful debate. The Government’s position has been discussed by a number of hon. Members, but we are clear in...
  • Bill Presented — Recall of MPs Bill: Backbench Business — Energy-intensive Industries 11 Sep 2014

    The hon. Gentleman is right that this is not about one or the other or even a trade-off, but about all players in the energy mix. We are talking about long-term energy, security of supply and competitiveness in the long-term energy market, and that requires diversity. We are also continuing to look into the issues faced by energy-intensive industries. Today, Members have touched on the issues...
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Oil: Excise Duties 9 Sep 2014

    Oil companies account for the repayment of duty on petrol subject to the vapour recovery process in their monthly duty return, so there is no disbursement by HMRC to these companies. Eligibility for the Excise Payment Security System does not apply to or exclude particular sectors; criteria are published by HMRC, and apply to all applicants. I can confirm that EPSS approval has been granted...

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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: 26 Aug 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)
November 2013, received £500 from BBC Radio Four Woman’s Hour, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, W1A 1AA for judging for Woman’s Hour Power List 2012/13. Hours: 5 days in total, undertaken December 2012 – March 2013.(Registered 8 November 2013)
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: World Consulting and Research Corporation (WCRC)
Address of donor: New Delhi​ London,​ 4th Floor, Rectangle No. 1, Commercial Complex D4 Saket,​ New Delhi, 110017, India
Amount of donation: travel costs and accommodation with an approximate value of £2,000
Destination of visit: Dubai, UAE
Date of visit: 24-27 August 2013
Purpose of visit: Speaker and moderator of WCRC Conference on Asia’s most promising brands and leaders
(Registered 2 September 2013)
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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