Priti Patel

The Secretary of State for International Development

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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Priti Patel has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Humanitarian Situation in Mosul 12 Jul 2017

    I thank the hon. Lady for her generous comments and support for what has been achieved in Mosul. I absolutely agree that we should pay tribute to all the forces involved, and also to the people of Mosul, who have suffered considerably at the hands of Daesh. The hon. Lady is right to point to Amnesty International’s report today, which makes allegations and raises concerns about the...
  • Humanitarian Situation in Mosul 12 Jul 2017

    I thank my right hon. Friend for her question and for once again raising the issue of minorities who have been persecuted and displaced in the conflict. We know that what has happened, particularly for Christian communities and others, has been absolutely abhorrent. We are now focused on stabilisation, and also on ensuring that Iraq as a whole can be rebuilt and reunified so that all...
  • Humanitarian Situation in Mosul 12 Jul 2017

    I reiterate the comments I made to the hon. Member for Edmonton (Kate Osamor) about the Amnesty International report, the violations that may have taken place and the need for investigations. It is right and proper that all attention is given to the investigations and that people are brought to justice in the right way, but we must also recognise that there have been horrific attacks across...

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Conservative MP for Witham

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

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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

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for International Development (since 14 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 — 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 100.00% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 350 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 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)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Stansted Airport Ltd
Address of donor: Enterprise House, Bassingbourn Rd, Stansted CM24 1QW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to watch Arsenal v Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium

Date received: 17 April 2016

Date accepted: 17 April 2016

Donor status: company, registration 01990920

(Registered 03 May 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Alex Sawyer, as part-time Office Manager.

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