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Priti Patel

The Secretary of State for the Home Department

Conservative MP for Witham

@patel4witham

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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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Priti Patel’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Priti Patel’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Establishing a public inquiry into the death of Jermaine Baker 12 Feb 2020

    I am announcing today the establishment by the Home Office of an inquiry, under the Inquiries Act 2005, to investigate the circumstances of the death of Jermaine Baker during a Metropolitan Police Service operation on 11 December 2015. Establishing an inquiry is important to ensure that all of the relevant evidence can be properly considered as part of an effective investigation into Mr...
  • Point of Order 11 Feb 2020

    Further to that point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. I must say that this is news to me. I will certainly note what the hon. Lady has had to say and make inquiries of my office, and she is very welcome to come and see me.
  • Windrush Compensation Scheme (Expenditure) Bill 10 Feb 2020

    I beg to move, That the Bill now be read a Second time. Members of the Windrush generation came to the United Kingdom to rebuild Britain after the war, and they have contributed so much to our country, our economy and our public services. It is no exaggeration to say that we would not be the nation we are today without the men and women who came here to build a life, to work hard, to pay...

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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

  • The Secretary of State for the Home Department (since 24 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (27 Feb 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (20 Feb 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
From 4 January 2019 to 24 July 2019, non-executive director of Accloud Plc, 12 Hay Hill, London W1J 8NR, a global provider of business and accounting software. I received £13,462.17 in return for a monthly commitment of approx. 20 hrs. I consulted ACoBA about this role. (Registered 18 April 2019; updated 31 July 2019)
16 April 2019, received 20,000 ordinary shares with a total value of £2,000. (Registered 03 May 2019; updated 01 and 15 July 2019)
2 July 2019, received 100,000 share options which are expected to vest over time, subject to the company achieving its goals. (Registered 15 July 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 24 July 2019, Strategic Adviser, Viasat Inc, of 6155 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, California 92009, a global communications company. Expected remuneration of £5,000 a month for a commitment of approx. 5 hrs per month. (Registered 03 June 2019; updated 31 July 2019 and 19 August 2019)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Sir Michael Hintze
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 January 2020)
Name of donor: Jon Moynihan OBE
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 January 2020)
Name of donor: JC Bamford Excavators
Address of donor: Rocester, Staffordshire, ST14 5JP

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

Donor status: company, registration 561597

(Registered 09 January 2020)
Name of donor: Peter Cruddas
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 January 2020)
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)
Name of donor: Mazen Al Sawwaf
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at Royal Ascot, approx. value £1,100 per day; £3,300 in total

Date received: 18, 19 and 20 June 2019

Date accepted: 18, 19 and 20 June 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 15 July 2019)
Name of donor: Arora Management Services Ltd
Address of donor: World Business Centre, 3 Newall Road, London Heathrow Airport, Middlesex TW6 2TA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Use of box at The Oval for cricket match Surrey v Somerset on 27 August 2019, total value £2,980

Date received: 27 August 2019

Date accepted: 27 August 2019

Donor status: company, registration 05636920

(Registered 09 September 2019)

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