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#Priti Patel

# priti-patel - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Priti Patel defends overhaul of UK asylum seeker rules amid allegations plan is 'inhumane'
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Priti Patel defends overhaul of UK asylum seeker rules amid allegations plan is 'inhumane'

Mar 24th 2021, 9:51 AM 29,003 Views 68 Comments

The British Home Secretary’s new plan for immigration will be set out later today.

# priti-patel - Saturday 28 November, 2020

UK and France sign agreement to prevent migrant crossings in English Channel
# Migration
# Migration

UK and France sign agreement to prevent migrant crossings in English Channel

Nov 28th 2020, 5:50 PM 18,168 Views 14 Comments

The number of French police officers patrolling a 150km stretch of coastline is to be doubled.

# priti-patel - Friday 20 November, 2020

Priti Patel apologises for upset caused by her behaviour following report into bullying allegations
# Investigation
# Investigation

Priti Patel apologises for upset caused by her behaviour following report into bullying allegations

Updated Nov 20th 2020, 5:48 PM 34,921 Views 50 Comments

A government statement said Boris Johnson has ‘full confidence’ in Patel.

# priti-patel - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Draft report into Priti Patel bullying allegations found she broke the UK's ministerial code
# Investigation
# Investigation

Draft report into Priti Patel bullying allegations found she broke the UK's ministerial code

Nov 19th 2020, 7:14 PM 38,335 Views 22 Comments

An investigation was launched in March over allegations that Patel belittled colleagues and clashed with officials.

# priti-patel - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

UK raises terror threat level to ‘severe’ following Vienna attack
# Terrorist Threat
# Terrorist Threat

UK raises terror threat level to ‘severe’ following Vienna attack

Nov 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 15,481 Views 5 Comments

The Home Secretary Priti Patel said the escalation meant an attack was now ‘highly likely’.

# priti-patel - Monday 19 October, 2020

UK Home Secretary to meet with Birmingham pub bombings families amid calls for new inquiry
# Public Inquiry
# Public Inquiry

UK Home Secretary to meet with Birmingham pub bombings families amid calls for new inquiry

Oct 19th 2020, 7:34 AM 16,195 Views 16 Comments

In April 2019, an inquest jury found a botched IRA warning call led to the deaths of 21 people unlawfully killed in the atrocity in 1974.

# priti-patel - Saturday 8 August, 2020

UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel
# Border Force
# Border Force

UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel

Aug 8th 2020, 4:23 PM 28,101 Views 40 Comments

The Home Office said more than 130 migrants made it to the UK in 13 boats yesterday.

# priti-patel - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police
# London
# London

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police

Jun 13th 2020, 3:24 PM 35,675 Views 76 Comments

Hundreds of people converged on Parliament Square in London today after far-right groups, including Britain First, called on supporters to guard the monuments.

# priti-patel - Sunday 7 June, 2020

UK police investigate after protesters throw statue of slave-trader MP into Bristol harbour
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

UK police investigate after protesters throw statue of slave-trader MP into Bristol harbour

Updated Jun 7th 2020, 6:00 PM 47,728 Views 238 Comments

A crowd which had joined a Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol tore down the statue of Edward Colston.

# priti-patel - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Johnson praises NHS for saving his life as nurses told to refuse to work 'as last resort' over PPE
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Johnson praises NHS for saving his life as nurses told to refuse to work 'as last resort' over PPE

Apr 12th 2020, 7:49 AM 67,094 Views 125 Comments

More than 20 NHS staff are believed to have died from Covid-19.

# priti-patel - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Boris Johnson ‘sticking by’ UK Home Secretary Priti Patel amid 'tsunami of staff bullying allegations'
# Fresh Allegations
# Fresh Allegations

Boris Johnson ‘sticking by’ UK Home Secretary Priti Patel amid 'tsunami of staff bullying allegations'

Updated Mar 4th 2020, 2:04 PM 58,225 Views 42 Comments

A spokesman for Patel said that she “categorically denies” all of the allegations made against her.

# priti-patel - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Priti Patel expresses ‘regret’ at resignation of Home Office civil servant after bullying claims
# Bullying Claims
# Bullying Claims

Priti Patel expresses ‘regret’ at resignation of Home Office civil servant after bullying claims

Mar 3rd 2020, 9:40 PM 21,894 Views 23 Comments

The Home Secretary urged staff in the department to come together as ‘one team’ after she was accused of bullying subordinates.

# priti-patel - Monday 2 March, 2020

Johnson asks Cabinet Office to ‘establish the facts’ over Priti Patel allegations
# Allegations
# Allegations

Johnson asks Cabinet Office to ‘establish the facts’ over Priti Patel allegations

Mar 2nd 2020, 10:16 PM 37,784 Views 31 Comments

Michael Gove confirmed the action being taken following an urgent question from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

# priti-patel - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Top UK civil servant resigns and accuses Priti Patel of 'vicious' campaign against him
# Sir Philip Rutnam
# Sir Philip Rutnam

Top UK civil servant resigns and accuses Priti Patel of 'vicious' campaign against him

Feb 29th 2020, 1:15 PM 36,843 Views 33 Comments

Sir Philip Rutnam reportedly was offered the chance to “go quietly” with a payoff, but chose to launch a stinging rebuke of Patel instead.

# priti-patel - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

UK unveils new points-based immigration system as Home Secretary is questioned whether her parents would qualify
# Taking Back Control
# Taking Back Control

UK unveils new points-based immigration system as Home Secretary is questioned whether her parents would qualify

Updated Feb 19th 2020, 10:53 AM 45,295 Views 95 Comments

Business groups have said the new immigration system could spell disaster for many industries.

# priti-patel - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Jihadi bride Shamima Begum cannot come back to UK, Home Secretary Priti Patel says
# Isis
# Isis

Jihadi bride Shamima Begum cannot come back to UK, Home Secretary Priti Patel says

Sep 29th 2019, 12:18 PM 37,482 Views 94 Comments

Shamima Begum was 15 when she and two friends left London to marry Islamic State fighters in Syria in 2015.

# priti-patel - Monday 19 August, 2019

UK's Home Secretary says freedom of movement with the EU will end immediately after Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK's Home Secretary says freedom of movement with the EU will end immediately after Brexit

Aug 19th 2019, 9:34 PM 88,746 Views 95 Comments

A spokesperson said free movement will end overnight on 31 October if a deal is not agreed upon.

# priti-patel - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Food shortages in Ireland and Huawei leaks: The controversial figures in Johnson's Cabinet
# Bojo's Team
# Bojo's Team

Food shortages in Ireland and Huawei leaks: The controversial figures in Johnson's Cabinet

Jul 25th 2019, 11:58 AM 34,776 Views 55 Comments

The new prime minister chose a Cabinet that is fiercely Brexiteer, with many of them under fire for previous controversies.

# priti-patel - Friday 7 December, 2018

Sinn Féin blasts 'reckless' Tory MP's suggestion to use food shortages in Ireland as leverage against backstop
# Priti Patel
# Priti Patel

Sinn Féin blasts 'reckless' Tory MP's suggestion to use food shortages in Ireland as leverage against backstop

Dec 7th 2018, 3:06 PM 39,962 Views 120 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald suggested that someone should buy Priti Patel a history book.

# priti-patel - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

UK minister resigns over 'secret' meetings in Israel
# Priti Vacant
# Priti Vacant

UK minister resigns over 'secret' meetings in Israel

Nov 8th 2017, 7:23 PM 22,489 Views 71 Comments

It had emerged that Patel held 12 meetings with Israeli groups and officials.

Explainer: How a UK minister may lose her job over 'secret' meetings in Israel
# Priti Patel
# Priti Patel

Explainer: How a UK minister may lose her job over 'secret' meetings in Israel

Nov 8th 2017, 12:30 PM 14,355 Views 56 Comments

Another diplomatic incident has cropped up for British Prime Minister Theresa May’s scandal-prone government.