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More local apprenticeships

James Brokenshire has welcomed publication of figures showing that 310 new apprenticeships were started by people in Old Bexley & Sidcup between August 2014 and January 2015. 

Making sure migrants contribute to the NHS

James Brokenshire has welcomed the introduction of the Migrant Health Surcharge on 6 April, which will recoup up to £1.7 billion over the next ten years to help pay for the cost of NHS treatment given to temporary migrants.

James supports the Alzheimer's Society's general election campaign

James Brokenshire has given his support to the Alzheimer’s Society’s campaign to get more people with the condition diagnosed and ensuring that we each play our part in helping those with dementia to live as comfortably and as independently as possible.

Plan to Clear Waste 4 Fuel Site

Environment Agency and Bromley Council announce plans to clear the Waste 4 Fuel Site near Crittals Corner. 

Making Bexley Station more accessible

James Brokenshire has met with representatives from Network Rail to discuss plans to make Bexley Station more accessible, allowing disabled passengers and those with prams or luggage to use the station more easily.

Tackling legal highs

James Brokenshire has given his support to work by the Bexley Youth Council to highlight concerns over the use of legal highs, including Nitrous Oxide in Bexley.

483 Bexley families supported through Help to Buy

James Brokenshire has welcomed new figures showing that Help to Buy, the Government’s scheme to help people access an affordable mortgage with a small deposit, has helped 438 families to buy their own home in Bexley.

Queen Mary’s Cancer Centre hits the big screen

James Brokenshire has featured in a new video promoting the construction of the new Cancer Centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital which is currently being shown on the large screens at Bexleyheath Shopping Centre and online.