James Brokenshire has welcomed news that will see the introduction of a new rail card for 26-30 year olds and other measures set out in the Chancellor’s Budget Statement designed to support road users.
James Brokenshire has welcomed measures announced in the Chancellor’s Budget Statement to boost earnings, continue to support the UK economy as it creates record numbers of jobs and ensure proper support for the most vulnerable in our society.
James Brokenshire has announced his support for the additional measures announced in the Budget Statement to support our National Health Service, including an additional £350million to help our doctors and nurses through the winter.
James Brokenshire has given his support to calls for better protection for our bees and other pollinating insects as part of the Government’s call for deeper restrictions on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides.
James Brokenshire has welcomed the Government's commitment to ensuring that CCTV becomes mandatory in slaughterhouses, in order to safeguard the welfare of animals and bring those who may be engaged in the wilful neglect of animals to justice.
James Brokenshire has welcomed the positive news that unemployment has fallen to the lowest level on record, dropping to 4.3%. In addition, the number of young people not in employment nationally has fallen below 5% for the first time ever.
James Brokenshire has praised all those involved in Saturday's family fun day marking 100 years of hospital services in Sidcup and the formal relaunch of Queen Mary's Hospital following significant investment.