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Priti Patel

Position:

  • Home Secretary (from 24 Jul 2019)

Responsibility:

Constituency: Witham

Age:

Public Popularity

Source: https://yougov.co.uk/

In-party Net Satisfaction

Source: ConservativeHome survey of party members, January 2021

Education: 

  • Economics at Keele University
  • Postgraduate at the University of Essex

Political Positions: 

  • Brexiteer

Current projects:

  • UK-US Data Agreement – Speeds up requests from law enforcement agencies to receive vital data for investigating crimes
  • The Borders Act – Making it easier to deport foreign criminals 

Past projects:

  • Publicly supported tobacco industry
  • Worked to make it easier for police to use stop and search powers
  • Changes made to Online Safety Bill to ensure tech giants protect children against online abuse
Priti Patel has never rebelled against their party in the current parlament
19 May 2021
On 19 May 2021:
Priti Patel voted yes on Queen's Speech (Motion for an Address)