The government has delayed changes to the laws restricting charity lotteries, even though some legislation dates back to 1976.
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Priti Patel is MP for Witham, and an elected Member of the Conservative Party Board, the 1922 Committee’s Executive and the Public Administration Select Committee.Follow @
Capitulation to Brussels by the Government is causing huge damage to our grassroots and damaging our local election prospects.
Priti Patel, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, and Maria Caulfield: The Government must honour the Brady Amendment
As the Prime Minister herself has said, we need to see meaningful, legally-binding changes to the Withdrawal Agreement, removing the backstop.
Priti Patel: It’s time to elect the Party Chairman – and put our members back in charge of the Conservatives
Over the last decade our activists, supporters and members have become a distant feature of an increasing centralised Party machine – remote, distant and out of touch.
Failing to take back control would be to ignore the largest democratic vote in British history. The consequences would be dire.
Taking back control will give us scope to restore public confidence in our migration controls, support key sectors of the economy, and woo wealth creators.
Priti Patel: Priorities for the new Party Chairman. He should prepare the way for Tory members to elect his successor.
There is no other Party for people who believe in our country, welcome freedom, value meritocracy, and want to live in a society where hard work is rewarded.
Priti Patel: Priorities for the new Party Chairman. Let’s democratise, decentralise, cut membership fees – and open up candidate selection.
We must value the expertise and hard work of grassroots Party members far more. They hold the key to our future.
I saw trade, investment and progress during my visit to India with the Chancellor and Foreign Secretary last week.
Iain Duncan Smith is helping to turn lives round and Labour has nothing to offer.
If some charities were acting in a way that was genuinely balanced, they would have been more vocal in criticising the last Labour Government.
After last week’s results, the public will expect all UK MEPs to get behind the Prime Minister’s plan.
Priti Patel MP: This is the most successful Euro-sceptic government since Thatcher’s. So vote Conservative on Thursday.
Miliband and Labour are relying on divisions on the Right to prop them up. Let’s not give the them that satisfaction.
Priti Patel MP: Abu Qatada deported. Bogus colleges closed. New benefit controls. How Conservatives are controlling immigration
New restrictions have also been placed on EU migrants wishing to come to the UK, which is in complete contrast to anything done by Labour.
We have put together the most comprehensive package ever put together by a Government to stimulate the economy and employment creation.