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Priti Patel

British Conservative politician

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Priti Patel: British Conservative politician
Priti Sushil Patel is a British politician serving as Secretary of State for the Home Department since 2019 and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Witham since 2010. Patel served as Secretary of State for International Development from 2016 to 2017. A member of the Conservative Party, she is ideologically positioned on the party's right wing and considers herself to be a Thatcherite.

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Liverpool celebrations: Priti Patel urges people to stick to the rules [Video]

Liverpool celebrations: Priti Patel urges people to stick to the rules

Home Secretary Priti Patel urges people to stick to the coronavirus restrictions in place after Liverpool fans crowded together to celebrate the team winning the Premier League.Speaking to the BBC’s..

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Mourners gather in Reading's market place for a vigil to remember victims of attack [Video]

Mourners gather in Reading's market place for a vigil to remember victims of attack

Home Secretary Priti Patel joins mourners gathered for a vigil in memory of the victims of the Reading attack on June 20. Khairi Saadallah, 25, of Basingstoke Road, Reading, has been charged with three..

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American among dead in UK 'terror' attack [Video]

American among dead in UK 'terror' attack

[NFA] A minute's silence was held on Monday for the victims of the stabbing spree in the English town of Reading. An American man was among the dead in what authorities call an "act of terrorism." Joe..

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Patel praises heroic officers in wake of terror attack [Video]

Patel praises heroic officers in wake of terror attack

Home Secretary Priti Patel has praised the police officers who “ran towards danger” during the terror attack in Reading on Saturday. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at..

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Patel: ‘The threat posed by lone actors is growing’ [Video]

Patel: ‘The threat posed by lone actors is growing’

Priti Patel has said that the “terrorist threat that we face is complex, diverse and rapidly changing”. The Home Secretary made the statement in the House of Commons earlier today. Report by..

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Priti Patel: Important to learn lessons from Reading attack [Video]

Priti Patel: Important to learn lessons from Reading attack

Priti Patel has met with police investigating a terror attack in Reading, in which three people were killed.

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Patel: ‘UK security services have prevented 25 attacks’ [Video]

Patel: ‘UK security services have prevented 25 attacks’

Home Secretary Priti Patel has said that the public should take “reassurance” from the fact that over the last three years, the “UK’s security and intelligence services have prevented 25..

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Priti Patel pays her respects to terror victims [Video]

Priti Patel pays her respects to terror victims

Priti Patel has described the Reading terror attack which happened over the weekend as “tragic”. The Home Secretary visited Forbury Gardens this morning where she laid down flowers at the scene...

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Two people rushed to emergency unit after Reading stabbing [Video]

Two people rushed to emergency unit after Reading stabbing

Two people have been rushed to hospital with stab wounds after being attacked in Reading town centre. The casualties were taken to the emergency unit of the Royal Berkshire Hospital for treatment after..

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Priti Patel: Shameful hooliganism is indefensible [Video]

Priti Patel: Shameful hooliganism is indefensible

Home Secretary Priti Patel has condemned the violence that took place during anti-racism protests over the weekend, describing the "shameful hooliganism" as "indefensible" and vowing to bring those..

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Patel: Edward Colston statue toppling is ‘disgraceful’ [Video]

Patel: Edward Colston statue toppling is ‘disgraceful’

Home Secretary Priti Patel says that the toppling of an Edward Colston statue in Bristol is "utterly disgraceful". It comes after anti-racism protesters pulled down the statue during a Black Lives..

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Boxer Joshua leads Black Lives Matter march in hometown [Video]

Boxer Joshua leads Black Lives Matter march in hometown

British heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua marching in Watford as part of protests sparked by death of George Floyd in U.S.

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Patel urges people to avoid Floyd protests over Covid fears [Video]

Patel urges people to avoid Floyd protests over Covid fears

Home secretary Priti Patel has urged people to stay away from today’s over George Floyd’s death – saying the UK is still in the grips of a public health pandemic and that people should act..

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Travel rule changes for Britain and Germany [Video]

Travel rule changes for Britain and Germany

Britain and Germany announced changes to travel rules on Wednesday. As Francis Maguire reports, the UK will introduce a 14 day quarantine for all travellers while Germany has eased travel restrictions.

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Priti Patel: Travellers from overseas could increase the spread of Covid-19 [Video]

Priti Patel: Travellers from overseas could increase the spread of Covid-19

Travellers from overseas could increase the spread of Covid-19, the Home Secretary has said as she outlined time-limited quarantine measures for England. Making a statement to the Commons, Priti Patel..

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France to impose 14-day quarantine on travellers from the UK [Video]

France to impose 14-day quarantine on travellers from the UK

Travellers to France coming from the UK will be made to quarantine for 14 days, the French Government has announced. The move follows an announcement from Home Secretary Priti Patel stating that all..

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All you need to know from the May 22 coronavirus briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the May 22 coronavirus briefing

Two-week quarantines will be imposed on new arrivals to the UK from June 8, with fines for anyone who breaches the measure to prevent new waves of coronavirus from overseas. Home Secretary Priti Patel..

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Home Secretary pays tribute to victims of Manchester Arena bombing [Video]

Home Secretary pays tribute to victims of Manchester Arena bombing

Home Secretary Priti Patel has paid tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing during the daily press briefing at Downing Street.

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Priti Patel: 14 day quarantine will be enforced [Video]

Priti Patel: 14 day quarantine will be enforced

Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced that the police will enforce a 14 day quarantine on international arrivals with spot checks and fines of £1,000. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

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UK visitors to receive £1,000 fine if two-week quarantine broken [Video]

UK visitors to receive £1,000 fine if two-week quarantine broken

At the Government's daily press conference, Home Secretary Priti Patel explains why English police will have the power to issue £1,000 fines to people who breach two-week quarantine rules.

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Quarantines to be imposed on new arrivals to UK from June 8 [Video]

Quarantines to be imposed on new arrivals to UK from June 8

Two-week quarantines will be imposed on new arrivals to the UK from June 8, with fines for anyone who breaches the measure to prevent new waves of coronavirus from overseas. Home Secretary Priti Patel..

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14 day quarantine for anyone coming into UK [Video]

14 day quarantine for anyone coming into UK

Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis has confirmed that people entering Britain will be required to quarantine for 14 days, with further details due to be announced by Home Secretary Priti Patel at..

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Priti Patel condemns 'awful' lockdown parties as London police break up raves for fourth night

'It is simply unacceptable,' home secretary says
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Coronavirus: Leicester 'could be locked down' says home secretary

Priti Patel says it is "correct" that the government is considering the move.
BBC News - Published

Priti Patel says Labour ethnic minority MPs who accused her of using heritage are 'racist'

MPs accused home secretary of 'gaslighting' victims of racism in comments on her own experiences
Independent - Published

Mark Drakeford: Welsh leader accuses Boris Johnson of risking second wave by encouraging public to return to normal life

Priti Patel rejects claims that Dominic Cummings encouraged public to ignore lockdown by driving to Durham
Independent - Published

Priti Patel admits Windrush compensation scheme too slow but refuses to apologise

Home secretary insists delays occur because each case is handled in 'sensitive way'
Independent - Published

Threat from 'lone wolf' terrorists growing, home secretary warns in wake of Reading attack

Home Secretary Priti Patel has warned the UK faces a growing risk from so-called 'lone wolf' terrorists. In the wake of the Reading attack, Ms Patel told MPs the terror threat the UK faced was..
Independent - Published

UK politics news – live: Priti Patel to give update on Reading terror attack, and Rishi Sunak urged to cut VAT

Follow all the latest developments
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Black Lives Matter: 210,000 people have joined UK protests and counter-demonstrations since George Floyd's death

Priti Patel says around 2,000 'thugs' were at London protest over statues that saw violence on Saturday
Independent - Published

Priti Patel calls Jeremy Corbyn's politics 'racist' in House of Commons

Home Secretary Priti Patel has described the politics of former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as "racist" in the House of Commons.
Independent - Published

Labour backs Priti Patel plan to jail protesters for vandalising war memorials

Government considering plans to jail vandals for a decade
Independent - Published

London protests: Priti Patel condemns 'unacceptable thuggery' as statue demonstrators clash with police

Hundreds of mostly white men descend on London after call to action by far-right groups
Independent - Published

Matt Hancock accuses ethnic minority MPs of 'identity politics' in Black Lives Matter row

61 ethnic minority MPs had written to Home Secretary Priti Patel asking her not to 'silence or impede on the feeling that other minority groups may face'
Independent - Published

Catholic leaders condemn Priti Patel's immigration crackdown for shutting out people trying to 'contribute to society'

Bishops also attack EU citizens left 'without legal status' and 'devastating consequences' of indefinite detention of torture-victims
Independent - Published

Britain's interior minister says violent protestors should face justice

A minority of protesters who were violent during the weekend's "Black Lives Matter" protests in Britain undermined the cause and should face justice, interior minister Priti Patel said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

'Has there ever been a more tone-deaf home secretary?': Piers Morgan attacks Priti Patel for calling removal of Colston statue 'unacceptable'

Monument of 17th-century slave trader thrown into harbour during anti-racism protests
Independent - Published

David Davis warns Priti Patel that 'cruel' indefinite detention of immigrants is making modern slavery worse

'People don't know when they are going to get out – and that is psychologically devastating', ex-cabinet minister says, as he fights to ban practice
Independent - Published

British Airways does not attend meeting with Britain's interior minister Priti Patel

British Airways and its parent company IAG did not attend a meeting on Thursday with Britain's interior minister Priti Patel, with the meeting meant to discuss the UK's new quarantine plans.
Reuters - Published

BA shuns UK minister over quarantine plans

The airline has declined to meet Priti Patel amid strong criticism of the UK's quarantine policy.
BBC News - Published

UK's quarantine of travellers vital to avoid second coronavirus wave, ministers say

Britain's quarantine for travellers arriving from abroad, which will be introduced from June 8, is crucial to avoiding a second wave of the coronavirus outbreak in the country, Interior Minister Priti..
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Priti Patel's answers are not so much a word salad as a motorway pileup involving only Ocado vans

At least Theresa May kept her non-answers brief
Independent - Published

UK to introduce quarantine for international arrivals from June 8

Britain will introduce a COVID-19 quarantine for travellers arriving from abroad from June 8, interior minister Priti Patel said on Friday, a measure that airlines have warned will devastate their..
Reuters - Published

Air bridges not for now but should not rule out in future -UK interior minister

Britain should not rule out the idea of so-called air bridges with countries who have low infection rates of COVID-19 in the future, interior minister Priti Patel said on Friday.
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UK still working out quarantine plan for people entering country

The British government is still working on the details of how it will implement quarantine measures for people arriving in the country, interior minister Priti Patel said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Anger as Priti Patel says NHS fees paid by foreign health staff must stay, just three weeks after announcing 'review'

Exclusive: Home Office admits there was no reassessment – despite home secretary promising it on national television
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'Ludicrous situation': Lorraine Kelly puts Priti Patel on spot over new quarantine rules for travellers

Priti Patel was put on the spot about the "ridiculous situation" of the new 14-day quarantine rule for people arriving the UK during an appearance on a morning news show.
Independent - Published

Priti Patel has left it too late to keep Johnny Foreigner out. The danger to the world is Johnny English

It's all too little, too late — but it is stunningly ironic
Independent - Published

'There will be new norms': Priti Patel says social distancing will remain and life will not go back to how it was

Priti Patel has said life in Britain "will not go back" to how it was before the coronavirus outbreak, even after the current lockdown ends.
Independent - Published

Investigation which 'cleared' Priti Patel of bullying condemned as secretive and biased

Internal inquiry thought to have found lack of evidence against home secretary - but 'allows no right to transparency or challenge for anyone who complained', says union
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Home Office immigration policies 'compounding' health inequalities, says Sadiq Khan

Exclusive: London mayor calls on Priti Patel to lift certain restrictions on migrants in response to the virus outbreak, saying he is 'deeply concerned' that some policies are risking Londoners' public..
Independent - Published

Huge 'immigration health surcharge' fees paid by foreign NHS workers being reviewed, Priti Patel says

Home secretary bows to pressure to look again at the fees - a crippling £8,000 for a family of four - in light of 'extraordinary contribution'
Independent - Published

Priti Patel facing tribunal claim for constructive dismissal from former Home Office chief

Sir Philip Rutnam could win unlimited compensation over whistleblowing claim
Independent - Published

Priti Patel urged to extend EU settled status scheme deadline in response to coronavirus crisis

Exclusive: Lib Dem demand comes after numbers applying halve in a month as support centre closed by lockdown
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Priti Patel 'sorry' if people feel government has failed on PPE

Home secretary's comment in first appearance at daily coronavirus briefing falls well short of apology
Independent - Published

Paedophiles seeking to exploit children online in coronavirus crisis, UK says

Paedophiles are seeking to exploit the fact that children are increasingly going online to meet friends and do school lessons on their computers during the coronavirus crisis, Britain's interior..
Reuters - Published

Cabinet minister forced to defend Priti Patel over home secretary failing to face scrutiny over coronavirus

Oliver Dowden, the Culture Secretary, says Ms Patel is "100% committed"
Independent - Published

Priti Patel challenged over failure to ensure travellers from coronavirus hotspots self-isolate after arriving in UK

Official guidance for travellers from Wuhan, Italy and Iran was lifted last month
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Domestic abuse victims can leave home to access help during lockdown, Priti Patel says

Police say there has already been a rise in domestic violence during virus outbreak
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson news – live: Priti Patel faces fresh bullying claims over 'shocking aggression', as Tory minister prompts anger with attack on BBC

Follow all the latest developments
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Boris Johnson refuses to say if he was aware of Priti Patel bullying allegations

Prime minister gives beleaguered home secretary staunch support, telling MPs 'I am sticking by her'
Independent - Published

Priti Patel's career on brink after home secretary accused of bullying staff at third department

Foreign aid staff ready to give evidence at ex-Home Office chief's tribunal - which could establish a pattern of behaviour
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson news - live: Priti Patel faces sack after 'tsunami' of new bullying claims, as poll finds most Tory members don't accept climate change science

Follow all the latest developments
Independent - Published

UK minister Patel calls for unity after top official resigns: internal email

Britain's interior minister Priti Patel said she regretted the resignation of senior official Philip Rutnam and called on her department to pull together, an internal email seen by Reuters showed on..
Reuters - Published

Boris Johnson live – news: Priti Patel under pressure to quit after bullying investigation launched, as PM's officials given Brexit 'pep talk' in Brussels

Follow all the latest developments
Independent - Published

Priti Patel must step down over bullying allegations, Labour says

Labour's Diane Abbott has called on Priti Patel to step down as home secretary while the Cabinet Office conducts an inquiry into bullying allegations levelled against her.
Independent - Published

Priti Patel staff member 'received payout after attempting suicide' following bullying claims

Woman was shouted at and dismissed from private office role because Ms Patel 'doesn't like your face', according to legal correspondence
Independent - Published

Who to believe – Priti Patel, sacked for endangering national security and lying about it, or the other guy?

The Home Office civil war comes down a matter of trust, and if you trust the home secretary, you're beyond salvation
Independent - Published

UK PM Johnson launches inquiry into interior minister bullying allegations

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked officials to "establish the facts" by launching an inquiry into allegations of bullying against interior minister Priti Patel, senior minister Michael..
Reuters - Published

Priti Patel bullying investigation launched by Cabinet Office

Priti Patel is being investigated by the Cabinet Secretary over allegations of bullying, following the shock resignation of her top civil servant.
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson news - live: Brexit talks 'risk collapse' over fishing rights row with EU, as Priti Patel bullying allegations intensify

Follow all the latest updates
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson should suspend Priti Patel from government and hold investigation into bullying claims, demands McDonnell

'It looks as though she's on the way out,' says shadow chancellor
Independent - Published


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