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Priti Patel: British politician (born 1972)
Priti Sushil Patel is a British politician who served as Home Secretary from 2019 to 2022. A member of the Conservative Party, she was Secretary of State for International Development from 2016 to 2017. Patel has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Witham since 2010. She is ideologically on the right wing of the Conservative Party; she considers herself to be a Thatcherite.

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What Do the New Tory Cabinet Members Stand For? [Video]

What Do the New Tory Cabinet Members Stand For?

The new Prime Minister Liz Truss handed top cabinet jobs to ultra-loyalists just hours after succeeding Boris Johnson. The experienced big names who supported Rishi Sunak in the leadership race have..

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Suella Braverman, of India origin, appointed Liz Truss’ new home secretary | Oneindia News*News [Video]

Suella Braverman, of India origin, appointed Liz Truss’ new home secretary | Oneindia News*News

On Tuesday, British Prime Minister Liz Truss appointed Suella Braverman, an Indian-origin barrister, as the UK’s new Home Secretary, succeeding fellow colleague of Indian descent Priti..

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'Shut up' says Priti Patel to hecklers in the Commons [Video]

'Shut up' says Priti Patel to hecklers in the Commons

Home Secretary Priti Patel has been heard telling opposition MPs to "shut up" after they heckled her as she paid tribute to the outgoing prime minister Boris Johnson. Report by Lewisl. Like us on..

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PM asked about Priti Patel’s comments on ‘woke’ police [Video]

PM asked about Priti Patel’s comments on ‘woke’ police

Boris Johnson has been asked by a reporter if he feels the police should be “a bit less woke”. The Telegraph has reported that officers are being told to focus on the basics of policing by Home..

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Gun crime a 'major concern' says minister during Liverpool visit [Video]

Gun crime a 'major concern' says minister during Liverpool visit

Priti Patel says the continued use of guns in UK cities is a "major concern" as she pledges more cash to get weapons off the streets in the wake of the Liverpool shootings. The home secretary speaks..

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Priti Patel: Football banning orders strengthened [Video]

Priti Patel: Football banning orders strengthened

Priti Patel says football banning orders have been strengthened as the 2022/23 season gets underway. The home secretary said that pitch invaders and Class A drug users “will feel the full force of..

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Priti Patel resigns as home secretary

Priti Patel has resigned as home secretary.
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'My record speaks volumes': Priti Patel hints she wants to stay on as home secretary

'my record speaks volumes': priti patel hints she wants to stay on as home secretary
It was a 3am rise for a dawn police raid in Surrey. But the home secretary - a regular at these kind of events - wanted to project a steady hand at the Home Office, getting on with business as usual..
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Priti Patel insists Rwanda 'safe' for deportations despite warnings of killings and torture

priti patel insists rwanda 'safe' for deportations despite warnings of killings and torture
Priti Patel has insisted that Rwanda is a "safe" country, despite warnings from Foreign Office officials of torture and killings.
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Raab and Patel anger MPs by ditching committee appearances

raab and patel anger mps by ditching committee appearances
Dominic Raab and Priti Patel have angered MPs by cancelling their select committee appearances just ahead of parliament's summer break.
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Priti Patel rules herself out of Conservative leadership race

Home Secretary Priti Patel has ruled herself out of the Conservative leadership race.
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Eleven Conservatives now bidding to be next prime minister as MPs set to decide rules for leadership contest

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has officially joined the race for the Tory leadership, with Home Secretary Priti Patel potentially set to announce her candidacy.
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Grounding of the first deportation flight to Rwanda was 'absolutely scandalous,' Patel says

grounding of the first deportation flight to rwanda was 'absolutely scandalous,' patel says
The grounding of the first flight of asylum seekers from the UK to Rwanda was an "absolutely scandalous" move, Priti Patel has said.
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Rwanda policy has not been ruled unlawful, says Priti Patel after court halts flight

Priti Patel has said the government's Rwanda migrant policy has not been ruled unlawful after a last-minute intervention by a European court blocked the first deportation flight.
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Borders watchdog 'frustrated' he has not met Priti Patel in more than a year

borders watchdog 'frustrated' he has not met priti patel in more than a year
The chief inspector of borders and immigration has said he is "disappointed" and "frustrated" not to have met Home Secretary Priti Patel once since he started the job more than a year ago.
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UK's new 'High Potential Individual' student visa route to benefit Indians

Graduates from the world's top 50 non-UK universities, including Indian students, can now come and work in Britain through a new High Potential Individual (HPI) visa route launched in London on..
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Patel to urge MPs to stop using 'mob rule' and support new policing powers

patel to urge mps to stop using 'mob rule' and support new policing powers
Home Secretary Priti Patel will tell MPs "we do not make policy through mob rule" as she urges them to support a new Public Order Bill.
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New laws will crack down on spying and interference by foreign states 'seeking to undermine' UK

new laws will crack down on spying and interference by foreign states 'seeking to undermine' uk
New legislation aimed at cracking down on foreign spying and interference are being introduced by Home Secretary Priti Patel today.
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Rwanda migrant plan 'will take time' says home secretary

rwanda migrant plan 'will take time' says home secretary
Priti Patel has said her plan to send migrants to Rwanda sends a "clear signal" that those who arrive illegally have no right to remain - but admitted it will "take time" to implement.
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Patel threatened with legal action over Homes for Ukraine visa scheme delays

patel threatened with legal action over homes for ukraine visa scheme delays
Home Secretary Priti Patel could face legal action over delays in awarding visas to fleeing Ukrainian refugees.
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Come up with a better plan than Rwanda scheme, Patel challenges critics

come up with a better plan than rwanda scheme, patel challenges critics
Home Secretary Priti Patel has defended the government's plan to send migrants to Rwanda, telling critics to come up with a better idea.
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Priti Patel was warned it is 'highly uncertain' sending migrants to Rwanda will act as a deterrent

priti patel was warned it is 'highly uncertain' sending migrants to rwanda will act as a deterrent
Priti Patel's top official told her it was "highly uncertain" that sending migrants to Rwanda would reduce attempts to cross the English Channel - the day before the policy was announced.
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Priti Patel pushes through Rwanda asylum plan despite concern from civil servants

priti patel pushes through rwanda asylum plan despite concern from civil servants
The Home Secretary has issued a "ministerial direction" in relation to the Rwanda asylum plan, overruling concerns from her own civil servants, Sky News understands.
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High Court rules against Priti Patel over data being extracted from migrants' mobile phones

high court rules against priti patel over data being extracted from migrants' mobile phones
The High Court has found that the Home Office acted unlawfully in a programme known as Project Sunshine in which data was extracted from mobile phones seized off migrants who arrived on small boats.
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Fleeing Ukrainian refugees with passports can apply for digital visas to come to the UK

Fleeing refugees who hold a passport will be able to complete a visa application to the UK's Ukraine Family Scheme digitally, Priti Patel has confirmed.
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Patel to meet Ukrainians trying to reach UK amid calls to extend visas to all fleeing war zone

patel to meet ukrainians trying to reach uk amid calls to extend visas to all fleeing war zone
Priti Patel will meet Ukrainians trying to flee to the UK as she faced calls to extend visas to all fleeing the war zone.
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Met Police deputy urges Patel to review events around commissioner's resignation

met police deputy urges patel to review events around commissioner's resignation
Home Secretary Priti Patel has received a demand to review the events around the resignation of Metropolitan Police commissioner Dame Cressida Dick.
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'Rude and unprofessional': Priti Patel and Sadiq Khan clash over Met Police chief's departure

'rude and unprofessional': priti patel and sadiq khan clash over met police chief's departure
The Home Secretary and Mayor of London have clashed over the sudden departure of Dame Cressida Dick as Metropolitan Police Commissioner last night.
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Dame Cressida Dick's replacement faces 'stark challenges' at Met Police, Priti Patel warns

dame cressida dick's replacement faces 'stark challenges' at met police, priti patel warns
Priti Patel has warned the next Metropolitan Police commissioner that they must tackle the "institutional issues" within the force as she expressed her "commitment" to selecting the "right leader" to..
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UK's national terrorism threat reduced from severe to substantial

The UK's national terrorism threat level has been reduced from severe to substantial, Priti Patel has said.
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SGPC seeks apology from UK home secretary Priti Patel over her 'Sikh extremism' remarks


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'Failure of leadership' in Met led to 'appalling behaviours' by officers, Priti Patel says

A "failure of leadership" resulted in sexist, racist and homophobic messages exchanged by a group of police officers, the home secretary has said.
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Priti Patel orders review of laws surrounding crossbow ownership

priti patel orders review of laws surrounding crossbow ownership
Priti Patel has ordered a review of the laws surrounding crossbow ownership.
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Union loses court challenge over PM's decision to back Patel over bullying claims

union loses court challenge over pm's decision to back patel over bullying claims
The FDA union has lost a High Court challenge over Boris Johnson's decision to back Priti Patel following accusations that she bullied staff.
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'Dreadful shock but not a surprise': Priti Patel says 'no quick fix' to stopping migrant crossings

'dreadful shock but not a surprise': priti patel says 'no quick fix' to stopping migrant crossings
The home secretary has said it was a "dreadful shock which was not a surprise" after 27 people died as they tried to cross the Channel last night.
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Priti Patel's fast-track visa scheme for scientists has attracted zero applicants

priti patel's fast-track visa scheme for scientists has attracted zero applicants
A fast-track visa scheme launched by the home secretary Priti Patel in May to entice Nobel laureates and similarly prestigious prize-winners to the UK has resulted in no applications in six months, it..
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'Her incompetence on this issue is dangerous': Home sec's handling of migrant crisis attacked by Labour

Labour has accused Priti Patel of "comprehensively failing" on the issue of migrant crossings in the Channel after a record number of people arrived on British shores in small boats last week.
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UK plans to declare whole of Hamas a terrorist organisation

uk plans to declare whole of hamas a terrorist organisation
The UK government plans to declare the entirety of Hamas as a terrorist organisation, in a move led by Home Secretary Priti Patel.
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Patel blames rise in migrant crossings on EU having 'no border protections whatsoever'

patel blames rise in migrant crossings on eu having 'no border protections whatsoever'
Priti Patel has said the "problem" of illegal migration is down to the EU's open borders.
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Liverpool bomber exploited UK's 'dysfunctional' asylum system, Priti Patel says

liverpool bomber exploited uk's 'dysfunctional' asylum system, priti patel says
Priti Patel has said the suspected Liverpool terror attacker was able to exploit Britain's "dysfunctional" asylum system to remain in the country.
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Priti Patel threatened with legal action over 'police abuse of women' after Sarah Everard murder

priti patel threatened with legal action over 'police abuse of women' after sarah everard murder
Women's groups are threatening to take the home secretary to court if she does not take "immediate steps" to tackle "police-perpetrated abuse of women".
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MPs told the threat level against them now 'substantial' after Sir David Amess killing

MPs now face a "substantial" threat level - meaning an attack is "likely" - following the killing of Sir David Amess, Home Secretary Priti Patel has said.
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Calls for police update following cases of women reporting being spiked with needle on nights out

calls for police update following cases of women reporting being spiked with needle on nights out
Home Secretary Priti Patel has called for an update from police following a number of cases where women have been reported being injected with a needle in nightclubs.
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'Right and proper' that MPs are accessible to the public, says Patel

'right and proper' that mps are accessible to the public, says patel
Priti Patel says it is '"right and proper" that MPs are accessible to members of the public following Sir David Amess' killing - and stressed that MPs' safety and an open democracy "can absolutely be..
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New 888 phone service to protect women walking home 'backed by home secretary'

new 888 phone service to protect women walking home 'backed by home secretary'
A phone service to help protect women as they walk home is reportedly being backed by Home Secretary Priti Patel.
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Priti Patel launches inquiry into police 'failings' following the murder of Sarah Everard

Priti Patel has announced an independent inquiry into the "failings" by the police following the murder of Sarah Everard by a serving officer.
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Tougher punishments against motorway protests to be introduced by Priti Patel this week

tougher punishments against motorway protests to be introduced by priti patel this week
Tougher punishments are set to be introduced by the government to deal with climate change activists, who have blocked motorways and caused disruption in recent weeks.
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Tackling violence against women 'my priority', says Patel - but she's told to do more than 'sticking plaster'

tackling violence against women 'my priority', says patel - but she's told to do more than 'sticking plaster'
Home Secretary Priti Patel has vowed that tackling violence against women and girls is "my priority" as she announced a further £25m will be allocated to local projects aimed at making public spaces..
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Migrants cross Channel for fourth consecutive day as Priti Patel meets with Border Force in Dover

migrants cross channel for fourth consecutive day as priti patel meets with border force in dover
Migrants have been seen crossing the Channel to the UK for the fourth day in a row, as warm weather and calm seas provided comparatively safe conditions to make the journey.
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Ministers meet business people 'by accident', says cabinet colleague amid claims Patel broke rules

ministers meet business people 'by accident', says cabinet colleague amid claims patel broke rules
A cabinet minister has suggested senior politicians can meet top business people "by accident" amid claims about Home Secretary Priti Patel's dealings with a billionaire Conservative donor.
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Priti Patel backed by health secretary amid fresh claims she broke rules

priti patel backed by health secretary amid fresh claims she broke rules
A cabinet colleague has rallied to the defence of the home secretary as she faced fresh claims of breaking ministerial rules over a meeting with a billionaire Tory donor and British Airways.
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Dame Cressida Dick will continue to lead the Metropolitan Police until at least 2024

dame cressida dick will continue to lead the metropolitan police until at least 2024
Dame Cressida Dick will continue to lead the Metropolitan Police Service until 2024, Home Secretary Priti Patel has confirmed.
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What is the law on migrant crossings and what is Priti Patel trying to change?

what is the law on migrant crossings and what is priti patel trying to change?
Home Secretary Priti Patel has said she wants the UK Border Force to be able to turn away migrant boats and send them back to France.
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Priti Patel planning to send UK-bound migrant boats in the Channel back to France - reports

priti patel planning to send uk-bound migrant boats in the channel back to france - reports
Home Secretary Priti Patel has reportedly defied French officials by instructing the Border Force to turn away migrant boats from British waters.
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Priti Patel visits Greece for discussions on tackling illegal migration

priti patel visits greece for discussions on tackling illegal migration
Priti Patel has met with Greek ministers to discuss the challenges posed by illegal migration.
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Pressure mounts on home secretary as police pay freeze branded 'insult' by chief constable

pressure mounts on home secretary as police pay freeze branded 'insult' by chief constable
Pressure is mounting on Home Secretary Priti Patel to rethink a controversial police pay freeze after a chief constable branded it "wholly unacceptable" and an "insult".
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