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Priti Patel

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Priti Patel: British politician, UK Home Secretary
Priti Sushil Patel is a British politician serving as Secretary of State for the Home Department 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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Patel questioned over confidence in Met chief after botched ‘Nick’ probe [Video]

Patel questioned over confidence in Met chief after botched ‘Nick’ probe

Home Secretary Priti Patel has declined to express her confidence in Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick over the force’s botched VIP child sex abuse investigation.Repeatedly..

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Patel hits out at BLM protests and disagrees with ‘taking a knee’ [Video]

Patel hits out at BLM protests and disagrees with ‘taking a knee’

Home Secretary Priti Patel has said she disagrees with the act of taking a knee as a protest against racism, as she criticised Black Lives Matter demonstrations.She told LBC radio: “Last summer was..

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Priti Patel visits Harrow vaccination centre [Video]

Priti Patel visits Harrow vaccination centre

Home Secretary Priti Patel visits Byron Hall vaccination centre in Harrow, Greater London where ongoing public vaccinations are currently taking place.

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Captain Sir Tom Moore 'was a light of inspiration' [Video]

Captain Sir Tom Moore 'was a light of inspiration'

Priti Patel has paid tribute to "hero" Captain Sir Tom Moore after the veteran died on Tuesday. "He was a light of inspiration at a time when we have suffered a great deal" said the Home Secretary. The..

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Priti Patel visits vaccine centre to promote uptake [Video]

Priti Patel visits vaccine centre to promote uptake

Home Secretary Priti Patel has visited a vaccination centre in North-West London to promote the vaccine following reports of a low update in minority communities. "I am concerned" she said "because we..

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Patel defends out-of-town visit, saying: 'I’m obviously out here working' [Video]

Patel defends out-of-town visit, saying: 'I’m obviously out here working'

The Home Secretary has defended the decision to leave London for a meet andgreet with police officers, saying it was part of her “statutory duties”.Priti Patel said it was wrong to compare her..

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Priti Patel responds to Rita Ora’s Covid rule breach [Video]

Priti Patel responds to Rita Ora’s Covid rule breach

Home Secretary Priti Patel says that celebrities and influencers “should be thinking very, very hard about their own actions” in response to a question about pop star Rita Ora’s 30th birthday..

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COVID-19: UK steps up travel restrictions to crack down on rule flouters [Video]

COVID-19: UK steps up travel restrictions to crack down on rule flouters

'Going on holiday is not a valid reason to travel', said UK home secretary Priti Patel.

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Home Secrertary Priti Patel outlines new border rules [Video]

Home Secrertary Priti Patel outlines new border rules

Home Secretary Priti Patel has outlined some new border rules that peopletravelling in and out of the UK will face, to reduce the spread of Covid-19.

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Patel: 'Going on holiday is not a valid reason' for travel [Video]

Patel: 'Going on holiday is not a valid reason' for travel

Home Secretary Priti Patel outlines the new rules for the UK border in a statement to the House of Commons. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..

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PM: Home Secretary set to announce tougher quarantine measures [Video]

PM: Home Secretary set to announce tougher quarantine measures

Boris Johnson told MPs that Home Secretary Priti Patel would set out tougherquarantine measures for “red list countries where we have particular concernabout new variants”.

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Ashworth: PM and Patel ‘failed to protect our borders’ [Video]

Ashworth: PM and Patel ‘failed to protect our borders’

Shadow Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth says Boris Johnson and Priti Patel “failed to protect our borders to keep us safe when it was most needed”, and adds that he wants to see a..

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All you need to know from the Government's coronavirus briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the Government's coronavirus briefing

Home Secretary Priti Patel announced that individuals attending house partieswill be fined a minimum of £800 from next week during the Government'sCovid-19 briefing.

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Government urge people to ignore fake news on vaccine [Video]

Government urge people to ignore fake news on vaccine

Home Secretary Priti Patel and London Medical Director for NHS England Dr Vin Diwarkar have spoken at the Downing Street press conference to urge the public to take the vaccine when they are offered..

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Priti Patel announces increase in fines for lockdown partygoers [Video]

Priti Patel announces increase in fines for lockdown partygoers

Home Secretary Priti Patel announced that individuals attending house partieswill be fined a minimum of £800 from next week.

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Home Secretary announces new clampdown on house parties [Video]

Home Secretary announces new clampdown on house parties

Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced a new clampdown on house parties, with a fine of £800 for those in attendance which will double for each repeat offence. Report by Etemadil. Like us on..

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Patel defends PM in wake of Theresa May's comments [Video]

Patel defends PM in wake of Theresa May's comments

Home Secretary Priti Patel has defended Prime Minister Boris Johnson amid criticism from his predecessor Theresa May over Britain's role in the world. Ms Patel defended the Government's work to..

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Priti Patel hails 'new era in US politics' ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration [Video]

Priti Patel hails 'new era in US politics' ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration

Home Secretary Priti Patel tells BBC Breakfast the UK will continue to work ina 'very positive and proactive manner' with the new Biden administration inthe United States.

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Priti Patel on support being provided to frontline police [Video]

Priti Patel on support being provided to frontline police

Home Secretary Priti Patel says support is being provided to front line police officers to ensure they are safe, and that she is talking to the vaccine committee and health secretary to ensure officers..

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Priti Patel blames 'technical issue' on records loss [Video]

Priti Patel blames 'technical issue' on records loss

Home Secretary Priti Patel has blamed a "technical issue" for the deletion of records from the police database and says that engineers are looking at the issue. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook..

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Priti Patel accompanies police on Covid-19 enforcement patrol in Westminster [Video]

Priti Patel accompanies police on Covid-19 enforcement patrol in Westminster

Home Secretary Priti Patel walks across Westminster Bridge to St Thomas'Hospital and talks to Pcs Sam Wilkinson and Caroline Mearns and DeputyAssistant Commissioner Matt Twist about Covid-19 police..

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Home Sec responsible for criminals walking free, Labour says [Video]

Home Sec responsible for criminals walking free, Labour says

Nick Thomas-Symonds says Home Secretary Priti Patel will be "responsible for criminals walking free", after thousands of records were accidentally deleted from the police national computer due to a..

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Labour demand answers after arrest records wiped [Video]

Labour demand answers after arrest records wiped

Labour is demanding answers from Home Secretary Priti Patel after 150,000 arrest records were accidentally wiped from police databases last week. The Home Office said in a statement it was working with..

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Sir Keir Starmer: UK border checks a complete mess again [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer: UK border checks a complete mess again

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer visits Stevenage vaccine hub. He critiqued UKCovid-19 border checks, saying: “It’s a complete mess again. Priti Patel hastalked tough about the borders but other..

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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..
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..
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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.
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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