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Supporting Same Sex Marriage

James Brokenshire has said that he will be supporting measures to introduce same sex marriage when the legislation is considered in Parliament this week. Whilst recognising the legitimate views of those who oppose the change, James believes that the proposals will strengthen rather than weaken the institution of marriage.

Supporting Same Sex Marriage

James Brokenshire has said that he will be supporting measures to introduce same sex marriage when the legislation is considered in Parliament this week. Whilst recognising the legitimate views of those who oppose the change, James believes that the proposals will strengthen rather than weaken the institution of marriage.

Queen Mary’s Hospital Plans Confirmed

James Brokenshire has welcomed the announcement by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to give the green light to plans to secure the future of Queen Mary’s Hospital.  Under the proposals Queen Mary’s would be put under new NHS ownership with clinical services - including a new radiotherapy centre - being provided by a number of NHS organisations.

Queen Mary’s Hospital Plans Confirmed

James Brokenshire has welcomed the announcement by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to give the green light to plans to secure the future of Queen Mary’s Hospital.  Under the proposals Queen Mary’s would be put under new NHS ownership with clinical services - including a new radiotherapy centre - being provided by a number of NHS organisations.

Combating Aggressive Bailiffs

James Brokenshire has welcomed news that the law will be changed to give vulnerable people stronger protection from aggressive bailiffs.  Under new legislation to clean up the industry safeguards will prevent bailiffs from using force against people who owe money and they will also no longer have free reign to fix their own fees, as new set costs are brought in. 

Combating Aggressive Bailiffs

James Brokenshire has welcomed news that the law will be changed to give vulnerable people stronger protection from aggressive bailiffs.  Under new legislation to clean up the industry safeguards will prevent bailiffs from using force against people who owe money and they will also no longer have free reign to fix their own fees, as new set costs are brought in. 

Google workshop to help boost local firms online

James Brokenshire MP will co-host a Google workshop in Sidcup offering local firms free advice and tips from a team of experts on how to make the most of the Internet and grow a business online.  The workshop is part of Google’s drive to help small businesses grow using the Internet and to help business owners harness new ‘e-skills.’

Trade Mission to India

James Brokenshire has led a large homeland security business delegation to Delhi and Hyderabad to strengthen ties between the UK and India.  The focus of the Security Minister’s trade mission was on promoting the UK security industry and furthering business links between the two countries in the security sector. 

EU Referendum

James Brokenshire has strongly endorsed Conservative proposals for a referendum on the UK’s EU membership.  The MP welcomed the commitment made by Prime Minister David Cameron that the next Conservative Manifesto will seek a mandate to negotiate a new settlement with the EU and then give the British people a referendum with a very simple in or out choice – stay in the EU on these new terms or come out altogether.