Celebrating the work of our local police

James Brokenshire has praised the work of local police officers in keeping Bexley safe. The MP’s comments came following a special commendation ceremony where Bexley’s Police Borough Commander, Peter Ayling, highlighted particular acts of bravery, commitment and professionalism by police officers and others.

Helping to make London more dementia friendly

James Brokenshire recently met with dementia experts from the London branch of NHS England today to pledge to help transform London into the world’s first dementia friendly city.

Update: Repair work at Barclays in Bexley

James Brokenshire has contacted Barclays Bank in order to seek urgent clarification on when the bank will reopen for customers, following water damage. Despite initial delays, the bank is now due to reopen on Wednesday 25 June.

Citizenship Celebration

James Brokenshire has joined the Mayor of Bexley in marking ten years of citizenship ceremonies in the Borough.  The event was marked by a special event at Hall Place on Friday.

Stroke Club Marks Quarter of a Century

James Brokenshire has congratulated the Sidcup Friday Stroke Club for 25 years of fun and friendship at a special anniversary lunch on Friday.

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.