Priti Patel

MP, Witham

Witham Conservative

Priti Patel’s voting in Parliament

Priti Patel is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Priti Patel sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Priti Patel consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Retaining Enhanced Protection 15 Nov 2017

    I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak in this debate, and particularly to clauses 2 and 3. Of course, my speech follows an intensive course over the past week on how to stage an exit, which was the focus of a degree of international attention. For anyone who is still tracking my movements, I can confirm that as I walked into the Chamber this afternoon, I passed statues and portraits...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Retaining Enhanced Protection 15 Nov 2017

    I respectfully suggest that scrutiny is the purpose of these debates in Committee. We should have a great deal of pride in our role in that scrutiny. We must work with the Government and Ministers. Yes, part of that work is the tabling of amendments, because that is the nature of debate, but our job is to look pragmatically at the right way to deliver the referendum outcome. As we have heard...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Retaining Enhanced Protection 15 Nov 2017

    My hon. Friend makes an important point. One great former leader, Margaret Thatcher, once said: “What is the point of trying to get elected to Parliament only to hand over…the powers of this House to Europe?”—[Official Report, 30 October 1990; Vol. 178, c. 873.] We now have the chance to move in the right direction, and to deliver on the will of the British public...

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Conservative MP for Witham

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Priti Patel campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

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

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for International Development (14 Jul 2016 to 8 Nov 2017)
  • Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (8 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • The Exchequer Secretary (15 Jul 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Jul 2013 to 11 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (5 Dec 2011 to 23 Jun 2014)
  • Member, Members' Expenses Committee (18 Jul 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Priti Patel’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 95.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 141 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Priti Patel’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 358 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Sun Mark Ltd
Address of donor: 428 Long Drive, Greenford, Middlesex, UB8 8UH

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 03010238

(Registered 28 April 2017)
Name of donor: Regents Education
Address of donor: Regent House, 167 Imperial Drive, Harrow HA2 7HD

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: company, registration 8517108

(Registered 28 April 2017)
Name of donor: Mrs S Sharma
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 28 April 2017)
Name of donor: Mr and Mrs A Pathak
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 02 May 2017)
Name of donor: J C Bamford Excavators Ltd
Address of donor: Lakeside Works, Rocester, Uttoxeter ST14 5JP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: company, registration 561597

(Registered 19 June 2017)
Name of donor: Nine Hospitality 3 Ltd
Address of donor: 65-67 Clarendon Road, Watford WD17 1DS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 8839131

(Registered 19 June 2017)
Name of donor: Peter Cruddas
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 June 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
Until 8 June 2017, I employed my husband, Alex Sawyer, as part-time Office Manager. (Updated 31 July 2017)

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