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

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Home secretary plays down interest in PM’s flat refurb [Video]

Home secretary plays down interest in PM’s flat refurb

Speaking in Hartlepool ahead of next week’s by-election Home Secretary Priti Patel insists that voters are more interested in “what matters to them in their community” than the investigation into..

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ICSE Board exams for classes 10th and 12th postponed amid surge in Covid-19 | Oneindia News [Video]

ICSE Board exams for classes 10th and 12th postponed amid surge in Covid-19 | Oneindia News

The ICSE board exams for Classes 10 and 12 have been postponed amid the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today briefed about the efforts being made by the..

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Nirav Modi’s extradition to India cleared by Priti Patel l What happens next [Video]

Nirav Modi’s extradition to India cleared by Priti Patel l What happens next

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has signed off on the order to extradite Nirav Modi, wanted in India on fraud and money laundering charges related to the estimated USD 2-billion Punjab National Bank..

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Home secretary backs police after HMICFRS report [Video]

Home secretary backs police after HMICFRS report

Home Secretary Priti Patel has backed the Metropolitan Police after Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) supported their handling of the Sarah Everard vigil..

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Asylum: UK rules overhaul seeks to restrict Channel migrants' rights to make claims [Video]

Asylum: UK rules overhaul seeks to restrict Channel migrants' rights to make claims

Home Secretary Priti Patel's plan to make it harder for people entering the UK by unauthorised routes to claim asylum has been branded 'inhumane' by the Red Cross.

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Priti Patel’s Immigration Rules: What We Know So Far [Video]

Priti Patel’s Immigration Rules: What We Know So Far

Home Secretary Priti Patel has said she will make "no apology" for tougher immigration rules as she announced "the biggest overhaul of the UK's asylum system in decades". Priti Patel's new plan for..

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Home Office plans 'biggest overhaul' of UK asylum system [Video]

Home Office plans 'biggest overhaul' of UK asylum system

The Home Office plans to overhaul the asylum system which will make it more difficult for people to claim asylum in the UK. Home Secretary Priti Patel said she would make "no apology" for ensuring..

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Priti Patel defends overhaul of asylum seeker rules [Video]

Priti Patel defends overhaul of asylum seeker rules

Priti Patel has defended the government’s overhaul of asylum seeker rules after allegations that they are "inhumane". The home secretary also confirmed the UK will look at sending migrants overseas..

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Priti Patel condemns Bristol rioters [Video]

Priti Patel condemns Bristol rioters

Home Secretary Priti Patel calls the scenes in Bristol 'anarchic and violent. She called protesters selfish for not complying with coronavirus regulations and putting the police in harms way.

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Priti Patel praised for response to Peston question on how she'd deal with workplace sexism [Video]

Priti Patel praised for response to Peston question on how she'd deal with workplace sexism

The Home Secretary was asked how she would respond if a male colleague said the best way to deal with her was to 'pat her on her bottom and send her on her way', before being told it was a..

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Priti Patel could do better, says David Lammy [Video]

Priti Patel could do better, says David Lammy

Shadow justice secretary David Lammy has criticised the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, which cleared its first parliamentary hurdle on Tuesday, saying that "Priti Patel could do better"...

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Home Secretary: Government is committed to tackling violence against women [Video]

Home Secretary: Government is committed to tackling violence against women

Home Secretary Priti Patel said the Government was committed to tackling violence against women at the highest level as she announced an independent review is to be carried out into the Metropolitan's..

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'I'm pleased the Home Secretary asked Met for a report' [Video]

'I'm pleased the Home Secretary asked Met for a report'

Home Office minister Victoria Atkins has said she is "really pleased" that Home Secretary Priti Patel has asked the Metropolitan Police for a report on what happened in Clapham on Saturday evening...

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Jaishankar meets UK minister Priti Patel to sign Migration and Mobility partnership

External affairs minister S Jaishankar met British home secretary Priti Patel in London on Tuesday to sign a new Migration and Mobility Partnership Agreement, which he said would strengthen the "living..
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'All options on the table': Patel doesn't rule out sending asylum seekers abroad to be processed

'all options on the table': patel doesn't rule out sending asylum seekers abroad to be processed
Home Secretary Priti Patel has told Sky News she is considering "all options" for overhauling the UK's asylum system - including sending people abroad while their claims are processed.
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Patel urged to reject 'groundless speculation' Gibraltar will be used to process asylum seekers

patel urged to reject 'groundless speculation' gibraltar will be used to process asylum seekers
Gibraltar's chief minister has urged Home Secretary Priti Patel to reject "groundless speculation" that his territory could be used to process people seeking asylum in the UK.
Sky News - Published

Labour to vote against Priti Patel's crime legislation 'mess', sparking row over women's safety

labour to vote against priti patel's crime legislation 'mess', sparking row over women's safety
Labour has revealed it will vote against the government's flagship crime legislation, branding it a "mess" that could lead to tougher penalties for damaging a statue than attacking a woman.
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Black Lives Matter protests 'dreadful', says Priti Patel

black lives matter protests 'dreadful', says priti patel
Home Secretary Priti Patel has branded the Black Lives Matter demonstrations "dreadful" and opposed taking the knee as an anti-racism protest.
Sky News - Published

New £800 fine for people who break lockdown rules by attending house parties

A new £800 fine for those who attend house parties with more than 15 people present has been announced by Home Secretary Priti Patel.
Sky News - Published

PM accused of 'overruling' Priti Patel's call to shut UK's borders

pm accused of 'overruling' priti patel's call to shut uk's borders
Boris Johnson has been accused of "overruling" Home Secretary Priti Patel - after she claimed she argued for the shutting of the UK's borders at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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150,000 arrest records accidentally wiped from police database

150,000 arrest records accidentally wiped from police database
Home Secretary Priti Patel must "take responsibility" for the wiping of 150,000 arrest records from police databases, the Labour Party says.
Sky News - Published

Number 10 contradicts Priti Patel after she says people in England must exercise alone

number 10 contradicts priti patel after she says people in england must exercise alone
Downing Street has contradicted Home Secretary Priti Patel after she claimed people in England should only exercise alone during the current national lockdown.
Sky News - 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

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

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..
Reuters - 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.
Reuters - Published

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

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

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

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

Top British home office mandarin quits over minister's behavior

Britain's top official in the ministry responsible for policing resigned on Saturday after clashes with Home Office minister Priti Patel, in the latest test of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plans for..
Reuters - Published

UK PM Johnson has full confidence in his interior minister: spokesman

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has full confidence in his interior minister, Priti Patel, and she has a "strong" working relationship with the main domestic intelligence agency MI5, a spokesman..
Reuters - Published

UK lowers national terrorism threat level to 'substantial'

Britain lowered its national terrorism threat level to "substantial" from "severe" on Monday, the country's interior minister Priti Patel said.
Reuters - Published

UK says 'shocked and saddened' after 39 bodies found in a container

Britain's interior minister Priti Patel said she was "shocked and saddened" by the news on Wednesday that the bodies of 39 people had been found in a shipping container on an industrial estate east of..
Reuters - Published

Britain will introduce points-based immigration system: interior minister

British interior minister Priti Patel will say on Tuesday the government will end free movement and introduce an Australian-style points-based immigration system once the country leaves the European..
Reuters - Published

UK PM Johnson fully committed to getting a Brexit deal: interior minister Patel

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is fully committed to reaching a Brexit deal with the European Union, interior minister Priti Patel told the BBC on Sunday.
Reuters - Published

Priti Patel takes charge as first British-Indian home secretary in newly-appointed UK PM Boris Johnson's cabinet

Priti Patel took charge as Britain's first Indian-origin home secretary as part of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top team
Firstpost - Published

Priti Patel appointed UK interior minister: statement

Britain's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, named Priti Patel as interior minister on Wednesday, marking a political comeback for the former international development minister.
Reuters - Published

Boris Johnson expected to appoint Priti Patel as new home secretary; all you need to know about Indian-origin MP from Essex

Britain's incoming prime minister Boris Johnson is expected to will promote Indian-origin politician Priti Patel to the top of government
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