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Priti Patel among those at risk from boundary changes plan

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By: Eastern Eye Staff

Dozens of British MPs, including secretary of state Priti Patel, face uncertain futures under proposals by an independent commission charged with cutting the number of parliamentary seats. The Boundary Commission for England unveiled its proposals on Tuesday (September 13) to meet parliament’s decision to reduce the number of constituencies, or voting areas, to 600 from the current 650 in Britain to make sure the number of voters in each region is similar. Labour MPs say they will oppose the changes, arguing they disproportionately affect the left-leaning party. However, Patel, Conservative MP for Witham, could potentially be moved into another Essex…

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