Priti Patel (Politician), born on 29 March 1972 in London, England, U.K.. Priti Patel's age 48 years & Zodiac Sign Aries, nationality British (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Priti Patel?
Priti Patel Bio
Priti Patel Height
5 Feet 5.5 Inches (166.37 cm)
|Height & Weight|
|Height (in Feet-Inches)||5 Feet 5.5 Inches|
|Height (in Centimeters)||166.37 cm|
|Weight (in Kilograms)||56 kg|
|Weight (in Pounds)||123.45 lbs|
Priti Patel Body Measurements
Priti Patel's full body measurements are 38 inches (96.52 cm) - 36C - 29 inches (73.66 cm) - 36 inches (91.44 cm) .
|Measurements||38-29-36 inches/ 96.52-73.66-91.44 cm|
|Bust Size||38 inches (96.52 cm)|
|Waist Size||29 inches (73.66 cm)|
|Hips Size||36 inches (91.44 cm)|
Bio And Wiki
Priti Patel is one of the most famous and trending Politician in whole world right now. She was born on 29 March 1972 in London, England, United Kingdom. She was born as Priti Sushil Patel, but best known as Priti Patel.
Family, Childhood, and Education
Her father name is Sushil patel and mother name is Anjana Patel. Her parents are Gujarati Indians, who moved from Uganda in the 1960s. She attended Westfield Tech College. She enrolled at Keele University and completed her Economics degree. Moreover, she pursued her British Government and Politics courses at the University of Essex.
Her parents established newsagents chain in London and South East England. Priti was raised in South Harrow and Ruislip and holds a British nationality. Initially, Priti was interested in business investment and trade.
After graduating, Patel became an intern at Conservative Central Office (now known as Conservative Campaign Headquarters), having been selected by Andrew Lansley (then Head of the Conservative Research Department). From 1995 to 1997, Patel headed the press office of the Referendum Party, a single-issue Eurosceptic party.
In 1997, Patel left to join the Conservative Party having been offered a post to work for the new leader William Hague in his press office, dealing with media relations in London and the South East of England. In August 2003, the Financial Times published an article citing quotes from Patel and alleging that "racist attitudes" persisted in the Conservative Party, and that "there's a lot of bigotry around". Patel wrote to the FT countering its article stating that her comments had been misinterpreted to imply that she had been blocked as a party candidate because of her ethnicity.
In 2000 Patel left the employment of the Conservative Party to work for Weber Shandwick, a PR consulting firm. According to an investigative article published by The Guardian in May 2015, Patel was one of seven Weber Shandwick employees who worked on British American Tobacco (BAT) – a major account. The team had been tasked with helping BAT manage the company's public image during the controversy around the Burma factory being used as source of funds by its military dictatorship and poor payment to factory workers. The crisis eventually ended with BAT pulling out of Burma in 2003. The article went on to quote BAT employees who felt that though a majority of Weber Shandwick employees were uncomfortable working with them, Patel's group was fairly relaxed. The article also quoted internal documents specifying that a part of Patel's job was also to lobby MEPs against EU tobacco regulations. She worked for Weber Shandwick for three years.
Patel then moved to the British multinational alcoholic beverages company, Diageo, and worked in corporate relations between 2003 and 2007. In 2007, she rejoined Weber Shandwick as Director of Corporate and Public Affairs practices. According to their press release, during her time at Diageo, Patel had "worked on international public policy issues related to the wider impact of alcohol in society."
In the 2005 general election, she stood as the Conservative candidate for Nottingham North, losing to the incumbent Labour MP Graham Allen. Despite her unsuccessful parliamentary campaign, Patel was identified as a promising candidate by new party leader David Cameron, and was offered a place on the "A-List" of Conservative prospective parliamentary candidates (PPC). In November 2006, she was adopted as the PPC for the notionally safe Conservative seat of Witham — a new constituency in central Essex created after a boundary review — before gaining a majority of 15,196 at the 2010 general election. She was drafted into the Number 10 Policy Unit in October 2013, and was promoted as Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury the following summer.
She was widely touted as a likely "poster girl" for the Vote Leave campaign. Patel said that the EU is "undemocratic and interferes too much in our daily lives". She publicly stated that immigration from elsewhere in the EU was overstretching the resources of UK schools. She helped to launch the Women For Britain campaign for anti-EU women; at their launch party, she compared their campaign with that of Emmeline Pankhurst and the Suffragettes, for which she was criticised by Emmeline's great-granddaughter Helen Pankhurst.
Following the success of the "Leave" vote in the EU referendum, Cameron resigned, resulting in a leadership contest within the party. Patel openly supported Theresa May as his successor, claiming that she had the "strength and experience" for the job, while arguing that May's main challenger Andrea Leadsom would prove too divisive to win a general election. In November 2017, Patel was critical of the UK government Brexit negotiations and stated: "I would have told the EU in particular to sod off with their excessive financial demands".
Meetings with Israeli officials and resignation
She was subjected to political pressure in early November 2017 after it became known that she had twelve meetings with Israeli government officials, including Isreali Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. She sought funds from the British government to support aid operations by the Israeli army, but was denied by the State Department, which has not approved any aid in the region due to the occupation of the Syrian Golan Heights.
Patel had to respond to the Prime Minister on November 6, 2017 for violating the protocol and apologized. After a brief conversation at Theresa May’s official headquarters, she submitted her resignation request. Her ministerial role was taken over by Penny Mordaunt, previously State Secretary in the Department for Work and Pensions.
On 24th July 2019, Patel was included to the new Boris Johnson cabinet when Theresa May resigned. She elected for the office of Minister of the Interior. Priti does make in to the headlines quite often and recently she imposed points base immigration system which will come into effect from 1st January 2021. Due to this, she received some positive as well negative reactions across the country.
Home office Secretary
She was appointed Home Secretary by Boris Johnson in July 2019. Shortly after her appointment, news had transpired that, in May 2019, Patel began working for Viasat as a strategic adviser on a salary of £5,000 a month for five hours’ work a month, without seeking prior approval from the government's Advisory Committee on Business Appointments, leading to accusations that she has broken the ministerial code for a second time. In the December general election, she was re-elected as MP for Witham with an increased majority of 24,082 (48.8%) votes.
In January 2020, a report by the Youth Empowerment and Innovation Project said that Patel's approach to tackling youth radicalisation was "madness" and the Home Office had been "disengaged".
In February 2020, she launched a points-based immigration system, which will take effect from 1 January 2021. The system will aim to reduce the number of cheap and low-skilled workers immigrating to the UK whilst attracting the "brightest and the best" from countries around the world.
That same month she came under scrutiny for trying to "force out" Sir Philip Rutnam, the most senior civil servant in her department. Rutnam resigned on 29 February, saying he would be suing the government for constructive dismissal and that he did not believe Patel's assertion that she had been uninvolved in an alleged campaign briefing against him. Several days later, Patel sent an email to Home Office staff in which she expressed regret at Rutman's decision to resign and thanked him for his service.
Awards And Achievement
She has contributed a lot to the government of U.K. and initiated many programs in favor of the general public. She was also honored with many awards including contribution to UK India relations and she was awarded Outstanding Contribution Award. She was also honored with Pravasi Bhartiya Samman. she also won Asian Trader Award for longstanding and tireless campaigning to support small shops and convenience stores.
Rumors and Controversy
Once Priti was in a controversy regarding her meeting with Israeli officials. The matter became very much complicated and she has to resign as International Development Secretary.
Relationship/ Affairs And Husband
She has been married to Alex Sawyer since July 2004. Alex Sawyer is worked at NASDAQ (stock Market) as the marketing consultant. He is also a Conservative councillor and Cabinet Member for Communities on the council of the London Borough of Bexley. Sawyer also worked part-time as her office manager from February 2014 to August 2017. They have a children named Freddie Sawyer (son) who was born in August 2008.
Priti Patel Net Worth And Salary
As of 2020, the estimated Priti Patel's net worth is $174 million. She gathered a good amount of Net Worth by doing politics. Patel salary as of 2020 is $7.3 million per year.
Social Media Profile
She is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. She has more than 278k followers on Twitter, around 29k followers on Instagram around 35k followers on Facebook.
Trivia: Priti Patel Facts
* Her father name is Sushil patel and mother name is Anjana Patel.
* She is considered a follower of Thatcherism and is assigned to the right wing of the Conservative Party.
* Critics accused her of lobbying the tobacco and alcohol industries thus; she rejected the introduction of uniform packaging for tobacco products.
* In January 2017, she was one of those two winners who received Pravasi Bharatiya Samman for her public service.
* She is married to NASDAQ marketing consultant Alex Sawyer in 2004 and they both have a son who was born in August 2008.
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