News

More people in work than ever before

James Brokenshire has welcomed the latest unemployment figures which show another significant fall in the number of people out of work, as the economy begins to recover and the Government announces that there are now more people in work than ever before.

Immigration Bill becomes law

James Brokenshire has welcomed the news that the Immigration Bill received Royal Assent on 14 May, allowing for a number of reforms to make our immigration system fairer to British citizens and legitimate migrants and tougher on those with no right to be here.

On the trail from Farm to Fork

James recently joined pupils and teachers from Joyden’s Wood Primary School on a Farm to Fork trail at Tescos in Sidcup, where they learnt about their food, where it comes from and how it is prepared.

Supporting Dementia Awareness Week

James Brokenshire is supporting the Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Awareness Week, which runs from 18 – 25 May, in solidarity with those people across the country suffering from the condition and their families.

Giving heart to the home

James Brokenshire recently visited the British Heart Foundation Furniture and Electrical Store on Nesbitt Walk, just off Sidcup High Street, to celebrate the fantastic work of the organisation they support and learn more about a very special, local retail success story.

Waste4Fuel in the High Court

Waste4Fuel have been given 28 days in order to prepare their case against action brought by the Environment Agency, arising from contempt of court proceedings that progress in clearing the site has not been satisfactory.

Cancer Centre takes a step closer to completion

James Brokenshire has welcomed the news that the application to build a new state-of-the-art Cancer Centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital has been granted following a meeting of Bexley Council’s Planning Committee.