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World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Sidcup

James Brokenshire joined staff and customers at Barclays Bank in Sidcup today to have a coffee and a cake and help raise funds for cancer care.  The event was just one of dozens of coffee mornings across Bexley forming part of “The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning” in support of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Backing Bexley Business

James Brokenshire has given his support to a campaign supporting local business. The Local MP’s Visit to Smile Please Studio in Blackfen on Friday formed part of an initiative by the Federation of Small Business to ‘Keep Trade Local’.

Battle of Britain Concert

On Saturday 15 September. I attended the Rotary Club of Sidcup’s annual Battle of Britain  Charity Concert. The Greenwich Concert Band provided a great evening’s entertainment, including ‘Last Night of the Proms’ favourites.

Olympic Sailing Visit

Minister for Crime and Security James Brokenshire has visited Weymouth and Portland to see how security plans are developing ahead of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Weymouth and Portland will host the sailing events during this summer’s Games and is the largest venue outside of London.

Strengthening the fight against serious crime

James Brokenshire has welcomed new proposals to step up the fight against organised crime with the creation of a new National Crime Agency (NCA). The details were published in a new Crime and Courts Bill which will be considered by Parliament shortly.

HMS Ocean's Olympics visit

James Brokenshire has attended a reception onboard HMS Ocean to highlight its role during the London Olympics.  James was invited in his role as Minister for Olympic Security.

Joining forces to fight fraud

Thirty-seven organisations joined forces today to launch ‘Fighting Fraud Together’, a new strategy that aims to reduce fraud - a crime estimated to cost the UK £38 billion every year.

World Mental Health Day

James Brokenshire has given his support to World Mental Health Day visiting a special stall in Bexleyheath to mark the event.

Ending Immigration Rule Abuses

James Brokenshire has welcomed news that the Government is examining changes to the immigration rules to end the abuse of ‘the right to a family life’, which often prevents the removal of foreign nationals who have been convicted of a criminal offence or breached immigration law.