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Priti Patel


Explained: What is UK's new points-based immigration system?

February 20, 2020 7:50 am

Patel was quoted in a UK government press release as saying, "We're ending free movement, taking back control of our borders and delivering on the people's priorities by introducing a new UK points-based immigration system, which will bring overall migration numbers down."

Three Indian-origin ministers in UK PM Boris Johnson's ‘People's Cabinet'

December 18, 2019 7:48 am

The three Indian-origin ministers, who had won back their seats convincingly in the Tory landslide, have been retained in their posts.

Explained: Who's Priti Patel, Britain's new Home Secretary?

July 28, 2019 9:29 pm

Priti Patel was born in London in March 1972 to Sushil and Anjana Patel. she went to school in Watford. She studied economics at Keele University, before completing her postgraduate studies at the University of Essex.

Who is Priti Patel?

July 25, 2019 11:05 am

Everything you need to know about the Indian-origin MP who has been appointed as Britain's first Indian-origin home secretary.

Priti Patel appointed UK's first Indian-origin home secretary

July 28, 2019 9:49 pm

Patel had been a prominent member of the "Back Boris" campaign for the Conservative Party leadership and was widely tipped for the plum post in the prime minister's frontline team.

Priti Patel resigns as British minister over unauthorised meetings with Israel officials

November 09, 2017 11:06 am

Priti Patel – whose parents were immigrants originally from Gujarat -- was first elected to British Parliament in 2010.

Who is Priti Patel?

November 09, 2017 9:34 am

Everything you need to know about the Indian-origin MP who was forced to step down as UK's international development secretary.

Indian-origin Priti Patel resigns as British minister over Israel trip row

November 09, 2017 7:48 am

In her resignation, Priti Patel apologised and said her actions "fell below the standards of transparency and openness that I have promoted and advocated".

UK Cabinet minister Priti Patel under fire over secret Israel meetings

November 08, 2017 11:51 pm

Priti Patel flew back to London after Prime Minister Theresa May ordered her to return to face a reprimand and possible dismissal. She had been due to attend events in Uganda.

Gujarati-origin MP Priti Patel takes charge at UK political helm

May 11, 2015 11:57 pm

The 43-year-old will attend Cabinet as the senior-most Indian-origin member of the newly-elected British government.