Priti Patel

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Priti Patel: Travel quarantine ‘essential to save lives’

Priti Patel: Travel quarantine ‘essential to save lives’

The Home Secretary insisted a 14-day quarantine for international arrivals to the UK is crucial, despite concerns for the travel industry.

Friday, May 22, 2020

Friday, May 22, 2020

Priti Patel defends her handling of migrant boat crossings

Priti Patel defends her handling of migrant boat crossings

The Home Secretary said she was working with French government and those who accuse her of inaction "don't know what they're talking about".

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Nigel Farage condemns media for not reporting migrant boats

Nigel Farage condemns media for not reporting migrant boats

It comes as the number of migrants intercepted by authorities in the English Channel and brought to Dover during lockdown reached 1,000.

Monday, May 18, 2020

Monday, May 18, 2020

Labour criticises effect of Priti Patel’s Immigration Bill on NHS

Labour criticises effect of Priti Patel’s Immigration Bill on NHS

Shadow home secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds said the new legislation makes overseas workers feel unwelcome and risks a shortage of NHS staff.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Home Office: Spike in migrant boat crossings partly due to lockdown

Home Office: Spike in migrant boat crossings partly due to lockdown

Priti Patel has said lockdown road restrictions at the border is partly responsible for an increase in small boats crossings from France.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Dan Wootton attacks ‘gotcha’ journalism against Priti Patel

Dan Wootton attacks ‘gotcha’ journalism against Priti Patel

“If Priti Patel was on the Left there would be people that would be saying that this was sexist and racist,” the talkRADIO host argued.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Priti Patel condemns ‘shameful’ arson attack on police van

Priti Patel condemns ‘shameful’ arson attack on police van

Cleveland Police are looking for information after one of its emergency response vans was torched and destroyed in Middlesbrough last night.

Monday, April 13, 2020

Monday, April 13, 2020

Calls for foreign NHS staff to be given right to remain in UK

Calls for foreign NHS staff to be given right to remain in UK

The British Medical Association has urged the government to grant NHS staff who have come from abroad indefinite leave to remain in the UK.

Friday, April 10, 2020

Friday, April 10, 2020

Police chief: ‘We could be far more draconian if we wanted’

Police chief: ‘We could be far more draconian if we wanted’

Ken Marsh told talkRADIO that he found criticism of the police approach “quite bizarre”, claiming “all we’re trying to do is save lives”.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Priti Patel: Lockdown ‘not about heavy handed law enforcement’

Priti Patel: Lockdown ‘not about heavy handed law enforcement’

The Home Secretary spoke exclusively to talkRADIO's Dan Wootton about Boris Johnson, lockdown, and more. Watch the full interview here.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Monday, March 23, 2020

Priti Patel: ‘Not appropriate’ to have police in supermarkets

Priti Patel: ‘Not appropriate’ to have police in supermarkets

The Home Secretary stressed the importance of social distancing and urged shoppers to “be kind” during the coronavirus crisis.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Andrew Bridgen: ‘Priti Patel has got the support of the country’

Andrew Bridgen: ‘Priti Patel has got the support of the country’

The Conservative MP has joined others in defending the Home Secretary as she faces investigation over bullying allegations.

Friday, March 6, 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020

Priti Patel: Allies sign letter defending Home Secretary

Priti Patel: Allies sign letter defending Home Secretary

Supporters have said Priti Patel is an "assertive" leader who “never crossed a line” as she continues to face allegations of bullying.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Boris Johnson: I take no lessons on bullying from Jeremy Corbyn

Boris Johnson: I take no lessons on bullying from Jeremy Corbyn

The PM and labour leader clashed over bullying during PMQs as Mr Corbyn called for an independent inquiry into the conduct of Priti Patel.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Diane Abbott calls on Priti Patel to resign amid bullying claims

Diane Abbott calls on Priti Patel to resign amid bullying claims

The shadow home secretary said Ms Patel should resign from the Cabinet while an investigation into bullying allegations takes place.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Monday, March 2, 2020

Stewart Jackson: The woke left have met their match in Priti Patel

Stewart Jackson: The woke left have met their match in Priti Patel

The former Conservative MP and special adviser defends the Home Secretary after the dramatic resignation of a top Home Office civil servant.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Monday, February 24, 2020

James Brokenshire defends Priti Patel amid bullying allegations

James Brokenshire defends Priti Patel amid bullying allegations

The security minister has defended the Home Secretary amid claims of bullying and distrust at the Home Office.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Home Secretary: Boris Johnson 'absolutely is not a racist'

Home Secretary: Boris Johnson 'absolutely is not a racist'

Priti Patel defended Boris Johnson after rap artist Dave labelled him a “real racist” in his politically charged Brit Awards performance.

Priti Patel: Points system will end reliance on low-skilled workers

Priti Patel: Points system will end reliance on low-skilled workers

The Home Secretary said this system will “do what it says on the tin”, end free movement and bring overall migration numbers down.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Home Office goes ahead with Jamaica deportation

Home Office goes ahead with Jamaica deportation

A deportation flight set off for Jamaica this morning but a number of those due to be on it remained after a court ruling over legal aid.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Thursday, February 6, 2020

More than three million EU citizens apply to stay in the UK after Brexit

More than three million EU citizens apply to stay in the UK after Brexit

Home Secretary Priti Patel said: "It's the biggest scheme of its kind in British history and means that EU citizens can evidence their rights for decades to come"

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Priti Patel: Conservatives will reduce overall immigration

Priti Patel: Conservatives will reduce overall immigration

The Conservative's have pledged to cut overall immigration, while hitting out at Labour policy, saying Jeremy Corbyn would see it "surge".

Monday, November 4, 2019

Monday, November 4, 2019

UK terrorism threat downgraded from 'severe' to 'substantial'

UK terrorism threat downgraded from 'severe' to 'substantial'

It means an attack is now “likely” rather than “highly likely”.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019

Priti Patel: ‘The days of blocking Brexit are long gone’

Priti Patel: ‘The days of blocking Brexit are long gone’

The Home Secretary has praised Boris Johnson's "tremendous leadership" as she urged MPs to back his Brexit deal in the Commons tomorrow.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

Priti Patel demands review after report into Carl Beech case

Priti Patel demands review after report into Carl Beech case

The Home Secretary has requested another review into the Metropolitan Police's investigation into false Westminster paedophile claims.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Priti Patel: We will end free movement ‘once and for all’

Priti Patel: We will end free movement ‘once and for all’

The Home Secretary has announced proposals for an new points-based immigration system during her key note speech that Conservative Party conference.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Monday, September 30, 2019

Coroner demands urgent public inquiry into Manchester Arena bombing

Coroner demands urgent public inquiry into Manchester Arena bombing

Sir John Saunders has written to Home Secretary Priti Patel to request a public inquiry into the 2017 attack "as a matter of urgency".

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Priti Patel: ‘No reason why’ Johnson police pledge won’t work

Priti Patel: ‘No reason why’ Johnson police pledge won’t work

She believes Boris Johnson can successfully boost police numbers by 20,000 within three years if he becomes Prime Minister.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Priti Patel: Half of leadership candidates have 'no credibility'

Priti Patel: Half of leadership candidates have 'no credibility'

The European Research Group member said she did not trust "anyone from the current cabinet" to become Tory leader.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Priti Patel

Priti Patel: 'Not acceptable' for chancellor to rule out no-deal

Priti Patel: 'Not acceptable' for chancellor to rule out no-deal

The Conservative MP slapped down Philip Hammond's claims that a no-deal Brexit would be "damaging".

Monday, April 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

Priti Patel

Priti Patel: Corbyn 'most dangerous man to ever lead a political party'

Priti Patel: Corbyn 'most dangerous man to ever lead a political party'

Former minister Priti Patel has condemned Theresa May’s cross-party approach to Brexit for giving “stature and credibility” to Jeremy Corbyn.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Priti Patel MP: 'Theresa May must stop dancing around the backstop issue'

Priti Patel MP: 'Theresa May must stop dancing around the backstop issue'

Priti Patel MP: 'Theresa May must stop dancing around the backstop issue'

Priti Patel has urged the Prime Minister to listen to Brexiteers' suggestions for solving the backstop problem

Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

Plane

Priti Patel MP calls for 'outright abolition' of Air Passenger Duty

Priti Patel MP calls for 'outright abolition' of Air Passenger Duty

Conservative MP Priti Patel has called Air Passenger Duty "regressive" and says the government should strive for "outright abolition" of the tax.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Priti Patel MP to Eamonn Holmes: The EU ‘has humiliated our Prime Minister’

Priti Patel MP to Eamonn Holmes: The EU ‘has humiliated our Prime Minister’

Priti Patel MP to Eamonn Holmes: The EU ‘has humiliated our Prime Minister’

Priti Patel has said that the way the EU has treated Theresa May is “shameful” and that they had “humiliated our Prime Minister”.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Patel spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer today

Brexit letter signatory Priti Patel says 'of course it's not a threat'

Brexit letter signatory Priti Patel says 'of course it's not a threat'

Former international development secretary says Oxfam scandal is 'tip of the iceberg'

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Mark Goldring remains in his role as Oxfam chief executive

Oxfam scandal: Chief executive Mark Goldring must resign, says Priti Patel

Oxfam chief executive Mark Goldring must resign, says Priti Patel

Patel says Goldring's position is 'untenable' and ridicules suggestions that her attack on Oxam is driven by party politics

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

'Theresa May is the most gormless, hopeless, pitiful, pitiable Prime Minister Britain has ever had', says George Galloway

'Theresa May is the most gormless, hopeless, pitiful, pitiable Prime Minister Britain has ever had', says George Galloway

'Theresa May the most gormless, hopeless, pitiful, pitiable Prime Minister ever'

Our host didn't hold back on Theresa May in the wake of the furore over the resignation of Priti Patel

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Priti Patel replaced by Penny Mordaunt

BREAKING: Priti Patel replaced by Penny Mordaunt

BREAKING: Priti Patel replaced by Penny Mordaunt

Penny Mordaunt is the new International Development Secretary

Priti Patel: What happened leading up to her resignation?

Priti Patel: What happened leading up to her resignation?

Priti Patel: What happened leading up to her resignation?

Priti Patel has come under scrutiny this week for the way she handled her role as International Development Secretary

'I've never seen a government as dead on its feet as this one', says George Galloway over Priti Patel scandal

'I've never seen a government as dead on its feet as this one', says George Galloway over Priti Patel scandal

'I've never seen a government as dead on its feet as this one'

George Galloway delivered blistering criticism of the government ahead of the resignation of the former International Development Secretary

Priti Patel resignation: 'This is more cock-up than conspiracy' says Iain Duncan Smith

Priti Patel resignation: 'This is more cock-up than conspiracy', says Iain Duncan Smith

Priti Patel resignation 'more cock-up than conspiracy', says Iain Duncan Smith

The MP for Chingford and Woodfood Green spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the former International Development Secretary

Theresa May facing challenge of Cabinet reshuffle in wake of Priti Patel resignation

Theresa May facing challenge of Cabinet reshuffle in wake of Priti Patel resignation

Theresa May facing challenge of Cabinet reshuffle in wake of Priti Patel leaving

The Prime Minister has to fill a vacancy after the former International Development Secretary resigned in the wake of holding unauthorised meetings with Israeli politicians

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Priti Patel: 'This is something close to a cover up in Number 10', says Jewish Chronicle

Priti Patel: 'This is something close to a cover up in Number 10', says Jewish Chronicle

Priti Patel: 'This is something close to a cover up in Number 10'

Stephen Pollard, the editor of The Jewish Chronicle, also thinks Theresa May could be out of her position by the end of the week

Priti Patel's position is not 'tenable', says Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley

Priti Patel's position is not 'tenable', says Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley

Priti Patel position not 'tenable', says Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley

The Green Party co-leader spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the International Development Secretary in the wake of unauthorised meetings with Israeli politicians

Priti Patel sacking 'looking inevitable', says Sir Malcolm Rifkind

Priti Patel sacking 'looking inevitable', says Sir Malcolm Rifkind

Priti Patel sacking 'looking inevitable', says Sir Malcolm Rifkind

The former Foreign Secretary spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the International Development Secretary's admission of holding unauthorised meetings with Israeli officials

Theresa May orders Priti Patel to return to UK to explain herself over further meetings with Israeli politicians

Theresa May orders Priti Patel to return to UK to explain meetings with Israeli politicians

Theresa May orders Priti Patel to return to UK to account for further meetings

More unauthorised meetings with Israeli politicians were admitted by the International Development Secretary on Tuesday

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Patel currently serves as international development secretary

Lord Tebbit: I think Priti Patel will be the next Prime Minister

Lord Tebbit: I think Priti Patel will be the next Prime Minister

Tebbit also said you can't compare Rees-Mogg to Jeremy Corbyn as 'he doesn't support the IRA'

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

'Priti Patel should be looking at why we said we're ending the aid relationship with India', says shadow secretary for international trade

'Priti Patel should ask why we're ending foreign aid to India', says her Labour counterpart

'Priti Patel should be looking at why we're ending aid relationship with India'

Shadow International Trade Secretary Barry Gardiner criticises Patel's plans for foreign aid shake-up

Friday, July 15, 2016

Friday, July 15, 2016