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@Conservatives Member of Parliament for Witham. Home Secretary.

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Joined Twitter 7/31/09


My latest question to the Home Secretary on support for victims of sexual exploitation & resources for prevention.… https://t.co/9uRK6UwDUq
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7/15
2020
#WATCH the moment a violent protestor in central London pushes a police officer backwards down some steps. Thanks… https://t.co/bwQPpQvSYo
Retweeted by Priti PatelThank you; leading the impressive officers of the Agency & across our partners is a privileged. Relentlessly focuss… https://t.co/4uLsA6w4cg
Retweeted by Priti PatelLynne is an outstanding Director General of @NCA_UK and I am delighted to confirm her reappointment during a critic… https://t.co/Dkd0WAFal9This so clearly demonstrates how a police officer’s day can quickly move from the joy of helping to bring a new lif… https://t.co/0dNyQZw9ks
7/14
2020
Today I set out details of points-based immigration system, ending free movement & welcoming: 🔵Doctors & nurses 🔵T… https://t.co/U1x35PmhhCThank you to @PoliceServiceNI for working so hard to keep the community safe this weekend despite the violence offi… https://t.co/kaF5Ojxo4E
Retweeted by Priti PatelThe senseless violence we have seen levelled at police officers in recent weeks is incredibly alarming. This sort… https://t.co/omhNZnPANOToday I visited the London Ambulance Service to thank them for all their work during the coronavirus pandemic. We… https://t.co/aLn0ZKVI4k
Retweeted by Priti PatelThose who carry out vile attacks on our heroic frontline workers need to understand the seriousness of their crime.… https://t.co/mRtvSeEuEQGood to see this consultation finally starting. There must be a meaningful deterrent for those who attack emergency… https://t.co/mzMHjlhepv
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7/13
2020
Productive discussion in Calais today between the Home Secretary @pritipatel and the new 🇫🇷 Interior Minister… https://t.co/mIb6qmL60c
Retweeted by Priti PatelHome Secretary @pritipatel met with her French counterpart today and agreed to create an intelligence cell to crack… https://t.co/Egz7FXv4L1
Retweeted by Priti PatelA productive day in Calais assisting @pritipatel in discussions with French Interior Minister @GDarmanin and Minist… https://t.co/45SRZ3L5RD
Retweeted by Priti PatelSignature d'un accord avec @pritipatel pour créer une cellule franco-britannique de renseignement. Elle permettra à… https://t.co/5T5PLbhtbT
Retweeted by Priti PatelPleased to meet newly appointed French Interior Minister @GDarmanin to discuss the unsustainable levels of illegal… https://t.co/TC4nHMP2Fr
7/12
2020
Britain's largest ever law enforcement operation against serious and organised criminals sent a resounding message… https://t.co/TIHwfdOPCUDelighted to confirm that over 70,000 people have already applied to join the police. More officers on the streets… https://t.co/Dyiv4ch3Ig
7/11
2020
This week, Home Secretary @PritiPatel visited @sussex_police with @PFEW_Chair to meet some of our new police recrui… https://t.co/RVWi1vUFn9
Retweeted by Priti PatelAbsolutely terrible. Yet another example of the dangers our brave police officers face. My thoughts and best wish… https://t.co/4xOrJyzGBc
7/10
2020
🚨I recently spent time with a new drugs team from #ClevelandPolice, a unit dedicated to tackling drug offences and… https://t.co/8pimMLXBMf
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7/8
2020
We welcome @pritipatel's move today to tackle violence against shopworkers. Retail workers have been among the hero… https://t.co/Bi89UJy6Ql
Retweeted by Priti PatelYesterday I visited Lewes with @PFEW_Chair to see the innovative way in which @sussex_police are using data to catc… https://t.co/MJHf6XfPmO
7/7
2020
We’ve just passed the landmark #DomesticAbuseBill, to better protect the estimated 2.4 million victims of domestic… https://t.co/xEPUybiFga
Retweeted by Priti PatelToday in Parliament we are debating the Domestic Abuse Bill. This is a vital piece of legislation that will help e… https://t.co/FzmengbbnI
Retweeted by Priti PatelThe Domestic Abuse Bill will go through its final stages in the Commons today. It will give victims of domestic abu… https://t.co/XNMlMCoFEw
Retweeted by Priti PatelThe #DomesticAbuseBill is a critical piece of legislation being brought through the House of Commons today. I agree… https://t.co/HfVvoD5ZLp
Retweeted by Priti PatelI was absolutely honoured to sit on the Domestic Abuse Bill Committee, for an intense three weeks in June. This l… https://t.co/rsJKTxSOpN
Retweeted by Priti PatelToday I will introduce a sanctions regime that will target people who have committed the gravest human rights viola… https://t.co/yCmqNNrzE2
Retweeted by Priti PatelIt was an honour to mark the centenary of the Police Council today. Since becoming Home Secretary I have been prou… https://t.co/6JabNDBDoR
7/6
2020
This weekend marks an important moment in our country's battle with coronavirus. In today’s @Telegraph I urge eve… https://t.co/t9IbcAENcV
7/4
2020
The streets of our country are safer today thanks to relentless targeting of criminals by @NCA_UK. UK’s biggest ev… https://t.co/6busDuVKBQ
7/3
2020
🚨 Today Home Secretary @PritiPatel joined @NCA_UK on a dawn raid as part of the UK's biggest ever law enforcement o… https://t.co/YYYyu90N9M
Retweeted by Priti PatelOutstanding work by @NCA_UK and Police forces across the country. Well done to everyone across law enforcement and… https://t.co/KOJfJdxnxjNational Crime Agency and police have smashed thousands of criminal conspiracies after the infiltration of encrypte… https://t.co/kkn766DHBx
Retweeted by Priti PatelToday I joined @NCA_UK on a dawn raid as part of UK's biggest ever law enforcement op resulting in 746 arrests. Of… https://t.co/Jdi9LnsRaf
7/2
2020
We remain absolutely committed to tackling domestic abuse, making sure that victims receive the support they need,… https://t.co/kannlgfzom2⃣ We have published a clause to end so-called ‘rough sex defence’ which enables perpetrators to avoid justice by c… https://t.co/cpoqZOoyXO1⃣ We have amended the Bill to explicitly recognise that children are victims of domestic abuse in their own right,… https://t.co/fX67evjvCJUPDATE on the Government’s landmark Domestic Abuse Bill - some brilliant developments over the last few days follow… https://t.co/T3opWQmdTHSad day for Hong Kong. China's decision to enact this legislation constitutes a clear & serious breach of the Joint… https://t.co/ecxtTPW75FKeir Starmer claims he accepts the reasons for Labour’s defeat back in December, but his decision to vote against e… https://t.co/X78jgFXBCZ
7/1
2020
🚨 BREAKING: Labour just voted against ending free movement. ❌ This shows Keir Starmer cannot be trusted to deliver… https://t.co/7MHlQrR3Um
Retweeted by Priti Patel🚨 BREAKING: Our landmark Immigration Bill has 𝐏𝐀𝐒𝐒𝐄𝐃 in the House of Commons ✅ ✍️ We're ending free movement, taki… https://t.co/ZQXxbzt0my
Retweeted by Priti PatelHistoric moment just now in House of Commons. @Conservatives voted to end free movement, take back control and int… https://t.co/lgP91XnzrM
6/30
2020
Delighted to have co-chaired the first meeting of our new cross-government Windrush working group, with Bishop Dere… https://t.co/VVk4eFC5dA
6/29
2020
Deeply saddened by the terrible incident in Glasgow, my thoughts are with all the victims and their families. Tha… https://t.co/CXQDgjsIyU
Retweeted by Priti PatelThe reports from Glasgow City Centre are truly dreadful. My thoughts are with everyone involved. I am being updated… https://t.co/j3C63AbfaF
Retweeted by Priti PatelStatement from Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson: "We are continuing to deal with the incident on West George… https://t.co/uKTfCHbID3
Retweeted by Priti PatelDeeply alarming reports coming from Glasgow. Please follow police advice and avoid the area. Thoughts are with… https://t.co/fpBUdssiLMCommissioner Cressida Dick: Major investigation underway to track down those who attack police - consequences will… https://t.co/9P3shbR3P5
Retweeted by Priti PatelGreat to visit Chingford Police Station yesterday with @MPIainDS. Met more new police officers and discussed the… https://t.co/CNicxlUFVRJust received comprehensive update from policing leadership on public order. Violence we are seeing is appalling.… https://t.co/2VVHKXBubE
6/26
2020
Police officers and members of the public who stepped in to tend to the wounded during the terror attack on Saturda… https://t.co/vzUUbMLgv715 more colleagues injured in deplorable scenes. Police officers are not punchbags. This violence is despicable. We… https://t.co/FBlHwZPUKH
Retweeted by Priti PatelThese are utterly vile scenes. Just last weekend, the whole country came together to praise our heroic police off… https://t.co/OdV1r2hYIg
6/25
2020
💬 @PritiPatel: "These officers are heroes. They showed courage, bravery and selflessness." The Home Secretary pays… https://t.co/GO0UEJloML
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6/23
2020
Today we celebrate the incredible contributions of the #Windrush generation to our country. @borisjohnson and I m… https://t.co/zQv495FFEIThis morning I visited Reading to pay tribute to those who tragically lost their lives in the terror attack on Satu… https://t.co/d4uSX0yfsN
6/22
2020
I’m appalled and sickened that people should lose their lives in this way. Our thoughts are with the families and f… https://t.co/9b47dzJJ1k
Retweeted by Priti PatelMy thoughts & prayers are with the families & friends of those who sadly died during the tragic attack in Reading.… https://t.co/eBsKhrJ4LEMy full statement on the incident in Reading, following the latest update from @ThamesVP https://t.co/K9xMHnkZSt https://t.co/y4olaEgMfr
6/21
2020
My thoughts are with all of those affected by the appalling incident in Reading and my thanks to the emergency services on the scene.
Retweeted by Priti PatelWe are aware of reports of an incident in Forbury Gardens, Reading. Officers are on the scene and investigating the incident.
Retweeted by Priti PatelPlease avoid speculation or sharing of video or images of the serious incident in Reading. An investigation will be… https://t.co/iOcdAFwgej
Retweeted by Priti PatelDeeply concerned to hear reports of an incident in Reading. My thoughts are with everyone involved, including pol… https://t.co/u7SradgbGD
6/20
2020
Home Sec @pritipatel thanks 3 Fed members in call with @PFEW_Chair She talked to them after contacting John Apter +… https://t.co/G1ymRqny6X
Retweeted by Priti PatelMore than 3,000 officers have already been recruited as part of our plan to recruit 20,000 additional police office… https://t.co/v11h2uOo2EWishing Prime Minister @BorisJohnson a very happy birthday! 🎂 https://t.co/1rIx0pa7fu
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6/19
2020
Privileged to attend a socially distanced attestation of 64 @sussex_police Constables with @highsheriffwsx. Familie… https://t.co/COMdKr0DT8
Retweeted by Priti PatelDame Vera Lynn’s charm and magical voice entranced and uplifted our country in some of our darkest hours. Her voice… https://t.co/deDj3AwMRs
Retweeted by Priti PatelToday I spoke with our Five Eyes counterparts from Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. T… https://t.co/2tqyzQZ0Z4
Retweeted by Priti PatelYesterday I co-chaired a #FiveEyes security conference. We agreed to work with our closest allies to tackle threat… https://t.co/tAOBkMLJJb
6/18
2020
Despite our long friendship and the common values that unite us, our two great countries have never before had a fr… https://t.co/eYO08yMwsU🤦‍♂️ Too early. But in all seriousness Marcus you’re a credit to the nation. 🧙‍♂️ https://t.co/nAaOG3wwlL
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6/17
2020
Great thread from @annietrev. She is a fantastic Secretary of State and an advocate for protecting the most vulnera… https://t.co/g4ph6XKZ9iDisgusted to see this war memorial in Witham vandalised. This mural represents the memories of those who fought and… https://t.co/hBfxm0rZ96Munira Mirza is one of the most talented people working in government. She has dedicated years of her life to publi… https://t.co/Imbu1YmgTDWhen I became Home Sec, I vowed to stand with the brave men & women of our police. Against the terrorists, thugs &… https://t.co/CuBq8YP0YOCongratulations @PCUnsworth Your mum is right to be very proud. https://t.co/3t90cv7iAe
6/16
2020
Home Secretary @pritipatel speaking this afternoon in the @HouseofCommons: 'To the criminals, I simply reiterate my… https://t.co/k5OKeKhmu0
Retweeted by Priti Patel#CHARGE | A man has been charged with outraging public decency after an incident by PC Keith Palmer's memorial duri… https://t.co/ZwNe5Y4T8c
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6/15
2020
Today marks three years since the Grenfell Tower tragedy. My thoughts are with those who died, their loved ones a… https://t.co/t0YYFI9gGnAn arrest has been made. My thanks goes to @metpoliceuk for their swift response. A truly appalling act. https://t.co/Buj4O2XBrx
6/14
2020
Assaults on our police officers and racist abuse are completely unacceptable. Anyone participating in disorderly be… https://t.co/IM1FXyogOQToday we’ve seen some horrific acts of violence against police officers in London. The professionalism shown by my… https://t.co/fnF4krMSWJ
Retweeted by Priti Patel"We have seen a small minority behave in extreme thuggery and violent behaviour today" Home Secretary Priti Patel… https://t.co/s9OmYA1qH1
Retweeted by Priti PatelRacist thuggery has no place on our streets. Anyone attacking the police will be met with full force of the law. Th… https://t.co/U7W9PUBtxl
Retweeted by Priti PatelShameful. https://t.co/n0OIGdYcEMThroughly unacceptable thuggery. Any perpetrators of violence or vandalism should expect to face the full force of… https://t.co/CuUWv38aSdMy colleagues starting on shift today don’t know what they will face, they don’t know what the next call will be. M… https://t.co/FRs0Lii2Uk
Retweeted by Priti PatelYesterday I spoke to @DailyMailUK about the Labour Party, racism, how a small minority have now subverted the cause… https://t.co/k6bWdEVtnWWe are in the grip of an unprecedented national health emergency. This severe public health risk forces me to cont… https://t.co/SNDGPjh4PX
6/13
2020
Home Secretary @PritiPatel visited @metpoliceuk Mounted Branch to thank them for the work they are doing and discus… https://t.co/X1uyxlogZj
Retweeted by Priti PatelThe statue of Winston Churchill in Parliament Square is a permanent reminder of his achievement in saving this coun… https://t.co/tMwrsg0YoX
Retweeted by Priti PatelGood. https://t.co/Gc4zii8IZp
6/12
2020
Sad to have just received this letter. I will not be silenced by @UKLabour MPs who continue to dismiss the contri… https://t.co/qzTQHgR7vHAll assaults on our brave police are completely unacceptable. Perpetrators should be in no doubt that they will f… https://t.co/v34Bu9sikD
6/11
2020
Sickening, shocking & disgraceful. My thoughts are with the outstanding @metpoliceuk officers who were subject to… https://t.co/C8GCUQHiG6Good to speak with @sherylsandberg from @Facebook alongside @OliverDowden today. Online child abuse and exploitat… https://t.co/UamhgppDyX
6/10
2020

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