Priti Patel

Conservative MP for Witham


Priti Patel’s voting in Parliament

Priti Patel is a Conservative MP, but has changed parties or become independent.

Compared to their original party (conservative), for the vast majority of issues they have voted in the same way as other conservative MPs.

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Last updated: 17 Jan 2024. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Coastal Tourism and Hospitality: Fiscal Support — [Judith Cummins in the Chair] 22 Feb 2024

    I thank my hon. Friend, first, for securing the debate and secondly, for her compelling fiscal case for the reforms that, frankly, are essential. We have been here in recent weeks talking about the same thing. In addition to fiscal measures, does my hon. Friend agree that we need supply-side reforms for coastal communities? Many of our constituents in coastal communities feel isolated. She...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: A12 8 Feb 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when he expects work on the A12 widening scheme to begin and to be completed.
  • Deportation of Foreign National Offenders 7 Feb 2024

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Gray. I commend and congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Redditch (Rachel Maclean) on her contribution and on securing the debate. I also commend her outstanding work at the Home Office alongside me when I was Home Secretary. She was a steady hand on a very important piece of legislation, the Nationality and Borders Act 2022, which...

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for the Home Department (24 Jul 2019 to 6 Sep 2022)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (27 Feb 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (27 Feb 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (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)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
30 April 2023, received £1,853.80 royalty payment from Springer Nature Limited, 4 Crinan Street, London N1 9XW, for a book written and published in 2012. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 16 May 2023)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Jockey Club Racecourses Limited
Address of donor: 75 High Holborn, London WC1V 6LS
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Three tickets and hospitality at the Grand National, value £705
Date received: 15 April 2023
Date accepted: 15 April 2023
Donor status: company, registration 02909409
(Registered 26 April 2023)
Name of donor: Epsom Downs Racecourse
Address of donor: Epsom Downs, Surrey KT18 5LQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Three tickets with hospitality for Epsom Downs Racecourse, total value £1,050
Date received: 3 June 2023
Date accepted: 3 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 01752969
(Registered 21 June 2023)
Name of donor: Silverstone Circuits Ltd
Address of donor: The Jimmy Brown Centre, Silverstone Circuit, Towcester NN12 8TN
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Three tickets with hospitality in the Legends Suite at Silverstone for the British Grand Prix (£1,650 each), total value £4,950
Date received: 9 July 2023
Date accepted: 9 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 882843
(Registered 17 July 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
From 11 January 2023, a Director of the Conservative Friends of America. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 11 January 2023)

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