James Brokenshire has welcomed the Chancellor’s Spring Budget Statement, which included extra police funding to tackle knife crime, new investment in education, and measures that accelerate the shift to a clean economy.
Below is the text of the speech made by James Brokenshire, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, at the UK Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 held in London on 27 January 2019.
Communities Secretary, James Brokenshire has confirmed today that councils across the country are to benefit from more than £13 million funding to breathe new life in to our green spaces for the benefit of all.
James Brokenshire has expressed his concern and need for urgent action to be taken over the Bexleyheath Line suspension which is expected to be closed until the weekend due to a landslip at Barnehurst.
James Brokenshire joined the Deputy Lieutenant for Bexley to re-open the Community Room at Hope Community School after an extensive refurbishment. The Community Room is a space for pupils, teachers and parents to engage with each other, as well as for the wider community’s use.
Communities Secretary, James Brokenshire confirmed today that councils in England are to benefit from increased funding for core services including additional support for the most vulnerable in society.