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James announces £13 million new funding for parks

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 concerned over Bexleyheath Train Line suspension

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 re-opens Community Room at Hope Community School

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.

James welcomes record high in employment

James Brokenshire has welcomed the positive news that employment has reached the highest level on records with wages rising at their fastest pace in a decade.

James meets Home Secretary and family of Charlotte Brown

James Brokenshire has welcomed the personal commitment of the Home Secretary to the family of Charlotte Brown to bring missing fugitive Jack Shepherd to justice for his role in her death in a speedboat incident on the River Thames in December 2015. 

James welcomes NHS Long Term Plan

James Brokenshire has welcomed the biggest funding increase in NHS history of £20.5 billion a year by 2023/4. It ensures the NHS is here for generations to come, and will save 500,000 lives with improvements in cancer, heart disease, stroke and other conditions.

New Post Office in Sidcup

James Brokenshire has received a letter from the Post Office about the opening of a new Post Office in Sidcup as part of the Post Office’s plan to modernise the network and ensure customers needs are met in accessible and convenient locations with extended opening hours.