Priti Patel Portrait

Priti Patel

Conservative - Witham

Home Secretary

(since July 2019)
Priti Patel is not a member of any APPGs
1 Former APPG membership
Freeports
Committees on Arms Export Controls
27th Feb 2018 - 6th Nov 2019
Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
27th Feb 2018 - 6th Nov 2019
Foreign Affairs Committee
20th Feb 2018 - 6th Nov 2019
Secretary of State for International Development
14th Jul 2016 - 8th Nov 2017
Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Cabinet)
8th May 2015 - 14th Jul 2016
Exchequer Secretary (HM Treasury)
15th Jul 2014 - 8th May 2015
Members' Expenses Committee
18th Jul 2011 - 30th Mar 2015
Public Administration Committee
5th Dec 2011 - 23rd Jun 2014
Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee)
10th Jul 2013 - 11th Dec 2013


Department Event
Thursday 26th May 2022
11:30
Home Office
Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee - Debate - General Committee
26 May 2022, 11:30 a.m.
The draft Passport (Fees) Regulations 2022
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Department Event
Monday 20th June 2022
14:30
Home Office
Oral questions - Main Chamber
20 Jun 2022, 2:30 p.m.
Home Office (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Wednesday 18th May 2022
Achieving Economic Growth
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 304 Conservative No votes vs 0 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 229 Noes - 312
Speeches
Tuesday 17th May 2022
Istanbul Convention: Ratification
Tackling violence against women and girls—VAWG—is a Government priority and these crimes have no place in our society. Last July, …
Written Answers
Thursday 18th July 2019
Probate
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the performance of the Probate Service …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Wednesday 11th May 2022
Public Order Bill 2022-23
Make provision for new offences relating to public order; to make provision about stop and search powers; to make provision …
MP Financial Interests
Tuesday 3rd May 2022
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Arvid Herluf Lennart Fredrik Trolle
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if …
Supported Legislation
House of Commons (Precedence of Government Business) (European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018) Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Priti Patel has voted in 305 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Yvette Cooper (Labour)
Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department
(47 debate interactions)
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(45 debate interactions)
Nick Thomas-Symonds (Labour)
Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade
(42 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Home Office
(1385 debate contributions)
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Witham Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petitions with highest Witham signature proportion
Petitions with most Witham signatures
Petition Open
278
of 10,139 signatures (2.74%)
Petition Open
194
of 188,004 signatures (0.10%)
Petition Open
186
of 112,140 signatures (0.17%)
Priti Patel has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by Priti Patel

Priti Patel has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Priti Patel, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.


Priti Patel has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Priti Patel has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

12 Bills introduced by Priti Patel

Introduced: 6th July 2021

Make provision about nationality, asylum and immigration; to make provision about victims of slavery or human trafficking; to provide a power for Tribunals to charge participants where their behaviour has wasted the Tribunal’s resources; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 28th April 2022 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 19th March 2020

A Bill to make provision about the application of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 where a building contains two or more sets of domestic premises; and to confer power to amend that order in future for the purposes of changing the premises to which it applies.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 29th April 2021 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 3rd March 2020

To make provision in relation to domestic abuse; to make provision for and in connection with the establishment of a Domestic Abuse Commissioner; to prohibit cross-examination in person in family proceedings in certain circumstances; to make provision about certain violent or sexual offences, and offences involving other abusive behaviour, committed outside the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 29th April 2021 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 5th March 2020

A Bill to make provision to end rights to free movement of persons under retained EU law and to repeal other retained EU law relating to immigration; to confer power to modify retained direct EU legislation relating to social security co-ordination; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Wednesday 11th November 2020 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 24th September 2020

A Bill to make provision for, and in connection with, the authorisation of criminal conduct in the course of, or otherwise in connection with, the conduct of covert human intelligence sources.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Monday 1st March 2021 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 1st March 2022

A Bill to Set up a register of overseas entities and their beneficial owners and require overseas entities who own land to register in certain circumstances; to make provision about unexplained wealth orders; and to make provision about sanctions.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Monday 14th March 2022 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 8th January 2020

To provide for the payment out of money provided by Parliament of expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State or a government department under, or in connection with, the Windrush Compensation Scheme.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Monday 8th June 2020 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to amend the amount of the limit in section 15 of the Commonwealth Development Corporation Act 1999 on the government’s financial assistance.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 23rd February 2017 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision approving for the purposes of section 8 of the European Union Act 2011 certain draft decisions under Article 352 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 17th December 2015 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 11th May 2022

Make provision about threats to national security from espionage, sabotage and persons acting for foreign powers; about the extra-territorial application of Part 2 of the Serious Crime Act 2007; about the award of damages in proceedings relating to national security and the payment of damages at risk of being used for the purposes of terrorism; about the availability of legal aid to persons connected with terrorism; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading (Commons)
Wednesday 11th May 2022
Introduced: 11th May 2022

Make provision for new offences relating to public order; to make provision about stop and search powers; to make provision about the delegation of police functions relating to public order; to make provision about serious disruption prevention orders; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading (Commons)
Wednesday 11th May 2022
Next Event - 2nd Reading (Commons)
Monday 23rd May 2022

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make provision for a code of practice to be observed by all those working in the criminal justice system setting out the rights of victims of crime and their families; and for connected purposes;


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 14th December 2011

Priti Patel has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament