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James writes to developers to take more care to protect habitats of wildlife

James Brokenshire has written to leading developers in his role as Communities Secretary to remind them of their legal obligation to consider the impact of a project on birds and other wildlife, following increasing concern over netting being placed in trees and hedgerows ahead of building work. 

James announces £13 million new funding for parks

Communities Secretary, James Brokenshire has confirmed today that councils across the country are to benefit from more than £13 million funding to breathe new life in to our green spaces for the benefit of all.

Hope Community School to become Bexley’s first Free School

James Brokenshire has warmly welcomed the news that Bexley’s first “free school” will open next year.  The Hope Community School has been given the green light by the Department for Education to accept Primary School pupils from September. Hope Community School will serve the Sidcup/Foots Cray area from the site of the old Harenc School site.

James Brokenshire MP takes five to help researchers kill cancer

James Brokenshire has become a ‘citizen scientist’ to help Cancer Research UK fight cancer.  James took five minutes out to take a turn on the new Cell SliderTM website, which could help the charity to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.

Remembering the Holocaust

James Brokenshire MP has signed a Book of Commitment in the House of Commons, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who died during the Holocaust.

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.