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James supports Standing Up 4 Sitting Down Campaign

James Brokenshire met with a number of residents at Woodville Grove the Anchor Housing Association’s sheltered housing development in Welling to discuss what more can be done to ensure local shops and high street are accessible to all and particularly those with mobility issues.

Blackfen Christmas Lights

James Brokenshire has welcomed new steps to mark the start of the Christmas trading season in Blackfen.

Waste4Fuel Clearance begins

James Brokenshire has welcomed the beginning of the clearance of the Waste4Fuel site near the Crittalls Corner Roundabout. Having been abandoned by its operators more than two years ago, Environment Agency contractors are now removing the 18,000 tonnes which were dumped there.

Talking buses with the Guide Dogs’ Association

James Brokenshire has demonstrated his support for the work of Guide Dogs for the Bling and their campaign for ‘talking buses’ at the recent Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.

James launches Hospital Watch at Queen Mary’s

James Brokenshire has given his support to ‘Hospital Watch’, a new scheme at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup, designed to prevent crime in and around the hospital estate.

Bexley Station celebrates 150th Anniversary

James Brokenshire has celebrated the 150th anniversary of Bexley Station alongside station staff and train passengers, taking a look back at the station’s history and its contribution to the development of the local area.

James welcomes National Air Ambulance Week

James Brokenshire has praised the work of the UK’s Air Ambulance Teams and underlined the importance of London’s very own Air Ambulance as part of National Air Ambulance Week, which runs from 19 until 26 September.

Potential changes to Old Bexley & Sidcup boundary

James Brokenshire has urged people to submit their comments as part of the recently launched Boundary Commission consultation on UK Parliamentary constituencies, which will see the number of Members of Parliament reduced from 650 to 600.

James appointed Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

James Brokenshire has been appointed Secretary of State for Northern Ireland as part of Prime Minister Theresa May’s, new Government. In this role, James has responsibility for ensuring the smooth operation of the devolution settlement and promoting Northern Ireland as a place in which to invest and do business.