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Priti Patel

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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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Priti Patel says lockdown lessons will be learned to counter domestic abuse [Video]

Priti Patel says lockdown lessons will be learned to counter domestic abuse

Lessons will be learned from lockdown in terms of how best to protect people from domestic abuse, the Home Secretary has said.Speaking exclusively to the PA news agency, Priti Patel said there will..

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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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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.
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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.
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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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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..
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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.
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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.
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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..
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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..
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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.
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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
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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.
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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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