Priti Patel

MP, Witham

Witham Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Priti Patel hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Railways (Public Sector Operators): Taxation of Pensions Bill 29 Oct 2014

    This has been a wide-ranging and constructive debate; it has been engaged and informed, and I thank everybody who has participated. Before I address some of the specific points raised, I wish to reiterate the main purpose of the Bill. The Bill is intended to put in place the most radical reform to the way people take their pensions for nearly a century. It is a fundamental principle for this...
  • Railways (Public Sector Operators): Taxation of Pensions Bill 29 Oct 2014

    I am grateful for that clarification. There is extensive support from the industry. I pay tribute to the industry for the way it has worked with us through the consultation to bring the changes together in such a constructive and supportive way.
  • Railways (Public Sector Operators): Taxation of Pensions Bill 29 Oct 2014

    I thank my hon. Friend for acknowledging that work and for his thoughtful contribution. He has many pension providers in his constituency. Those insights have helped to inform the debate and shape the Bill. The aim of guidance is to empower consumers to make informed and confident decisions on how to use their pension savings in retirement. Information alone is not enough to change consumer...

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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: 13 Oct 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: 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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