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Olympic legacy building completion at Chis & Sid

James Brokenshire has visited the new Learning Centre being built at Chislehurst & Sidcup Grammar School, constructed using materials from the London 2012 Olympics BMW Group Pavilion. 

James pushes for Southeastern improvements

James Brokenshire has met with Southeastern Managing Director, David Statham, in order to highlight once again the need for action to be taken in order to make better progress against current performance and punctuality targets and the importance of ensuring that passengers are properly advised on alternative routes during the Christmas closures of Charing Cross, Cannon Street and London Bridge.

Record number of people in work

James Brokenshire has welcomed new figures which show the number of people out of work and claiming Jobseekers Allowance has fallen by 57% since 2010, as UK businesses continue to create more jobs.

James shares the limelight with Universities Minister at Rose Bruford

Higher Education Minister, Jo Johnson MP, has underlined continued Government work to support innovation and specialist learning during a visit to Rose Bruford College of Performing Arts in Sidcup. The Ministerial visit was arranged by James Brokenshire MP to highlight the college’s work in providing some of the most highly-rated artistic performance and technical teaching in the UK and its contribution to the community in Sidcup. The college also plans to export its performance arts education to key international markets.

Old Farm Park

Bexley Council confirms plans to dispose of part of Old Farm Park in Sidcup.

Southeastern's Right of Reply

The Managing Director of Southeastern Trains, David Statham, has replied on recent poor performance and concerns raised by James in his recent letter.

James welcomes online mental health support for young people

James Brokenshire has welcomed the launch of HeadScape, a new website aiming to provide support for young people with mental health issues and break down the stigma around issues such as anxiety, depression or eating disorders.

The Week Ahead

James looks ahead to his week in Westminster and in the Constituency- including next weekend's Remembrance Sunday events

James presses Southeastern over performance failures

James Brokenshire has called on the Managing Director of Southeastern Trains to explain why local train services continue to be too unreliable and what immediate steps would be taken to improve performance.

James encourages young people to make their mark

James Brokenshire has joined more than 100 Members of Parliament to encourage young people aged 11-18 to take part in the UK’s largest youth consultation at the launch of the Make Your Mark campaign.