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#Priti Patel

# priti-patel - Saturday 28 November, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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