Priti Patel was re-elected as Conservative MP for Witham on May 7th 2015 with 27123 votes, taking 57.5% of the vote.
Priti lives in Witham with her husband and one and half year old son.
She was born in London and was educated at a comprehensive secondary school in Watford and finished her formal education at the University of Essex.
Priti has worked in the communications industry for over ten years and until recently was the Director of Corporate Communications at a major international company.
She is a former School Governor, and a supporter of a number of charitable organisations across the constituency.
In 2012 she co authored the 'Britain Unchained' book along with four other Tory MPs. Between 2014-2015 she was Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, and on 11th May 2015 she was appointed Minister of State for Employment.
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