Priti Patel

Priti Patel backs former boss Boris Johnson to return as new UK PM

Johnson himself resigned six weeks ago after a series of scandals and mass resignations among his ministers but is still considered popular among many Tory MPs and the wider party membership.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Indian-origin Suella Braverman appointed UK Home Secretary

"I want to embed the opportunities of Brexit and tidy up the outstanding issues and cut taxes," said Braverman, a prominent member of the pro-Brexit wing of the Conservatives.

published on : 7th September 2022

Priti Patel steps down as UK Home Secretary after Liz Truss wins PM race

Forty-seven-year-old Liz Truss will become the third female prime minister of the UK.

published on : 6th September 2022

Suella Braverman may be only Indian-origin MP in Liz Truss' UK Cabinet

A contender in the early rounds of the Tory leadership contest, 42-year-old Goan-origin Braverman currently holds the post of Attorney General.

published on : 4th September 2022

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel rules herself out of bid to replace Boris Johnson

In a statement, Patel said she will not be standing for the Tory leadership. She is not backing any other candidates, but she does not rule out doing so later in the contest.

published on : 12th July 2022

Priti Patel latest Cabinet minister to ask UK PM Johnson to resign: Reports

Reports said she is part of a contingent of ministers with an ultimatum for the embattled prime minister to step down.

published on : 7th July 2022

UK approves Julian Assange's extradition to the US; WikiLeaks founder may appeal

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel gave the requisite ministerial sign-off for the Australian national's extradition order after several stages of court appeals right up to the Supreme Court.

published on : 17th June 2022

UK minister Priti Patel's plan to fly out illegal migrants to Rwanda gets court nod

Campaigners lodged a legal challenge against the plan but failed in an initial legal bid on Friday to halt the removals to the east African country.

published on : 11th June 2022