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The coronavirus pandemic has tested the resolve of this country. It has had an impact on all of our lives, and I know many families and businesses have been particularly hard hit.

Priti backing the County’s businesses

Witham MP Priti Patel has been holding a series of virtual meetings with the Essex Chambers of Commerce and businesses from across the County to discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

InTouch Witham Northern - Spring 2020

This leaflet is produced by Ross Playle, Witham Northern's Conservative candidate for Essex County, and is a 100% positive publication.

It is delivered to more than 7,500 homes locally by unpaid volunteers, including Ross himself. 

Ross speaks out against Rivenhall Incinerator plan

Witham Northern’s Conservative candidate, Ross Playle, has spoken candidly about his opposition to the long-running proposals being pushed by a developer to build an incinerator plant on the old Rivenhall Airfield site.


Born and raised locally, Ross will be a strong voice for our area on Essex County Council and is committed to making our area an even better place to live.

Priti Patel thanks voters for her fourth General Election victory

Priti Patel has thanked voters across the Witham constituency for electing her to represent them in the House of Commons, at a fourth consecutive election. First elected in 2010, Priti has now been re-elected as Witham’s MP in the 2015, 2017 and 2019 General Elections.