Priti Patel

Conservative MP for Witham


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

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Priti Patel has sometimes rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 9 Apr 2019

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 27 Feb 2018)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 20 Feb 2018)

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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Jun 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
22 June 2018, received £350 from the BBC, New Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for an appearance on This Week on 19 April 2018. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 04 July 2018)
From 4 January 2019 to 3 January 2020, non-executive director of Accloud Plc, 12 Hay Hill, London W1J 8NR, a global provider of business and accounting software. I will receive £45,000 in return for an expected monthly commitment of approx. 20 hrs. I consulted ACoBA about this role. (Registered 18 April 2019)
26 February 2019, received 20,000 share options valued at £2,000 in total (10 pence each). (Registered 03 May 2019)
22 October 2018, received £600 from Cliveden Literary Festival, 55 Baker St, London W1U 8EW, for taking part in panel discussion for this Festival. Hours: 5 hrs including travel. (Registered 18 April 2019)
From 1 May 2019 to 31 July 2019, Strategic Adviser, Viasat Inc, of 6155 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, California 92009, a global communications company. I will receive £5,000 a month for an expected commitment of approx. 5 hrs per month. (Registered 03 June 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Jockey Club
Address of donor: 75 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LS

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality value £1,000 at the Grand National

Date received: 5 and 6 April 2019

Date accepted: 5 and 6 April 2019

Donor status: company, registration 2909409

(Registered 13 May 2019)

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