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James re-elected with increased majority

James Brokenshire has been re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Old Bexley & Sidcup.

James received 29,786 votes at Thursday’s General Election representing 64.5% of the votes cast and giving him a majority of 18,952.  The total turnout in Old Bexley & Sidcup was 70%.

Ultrafast broadband in Bexley

James Brokenshire has welcomed that Bexley has been included in Openreach’s first phase of its ‘Fibre to the Premises’ investment programme which will provide faster, more reliable broadband technology.

New 'On Time' Train Info Welcomed

James Brokenshire has endorsed the introduction of new train data to show whether trains actually arrive on time or not.  New ‘On Time’ statistics will create an industry standard for measuring train punctuality measured to the minute not the traditional 5 or 10 minutes of the timetabled arrival.

Baking to Beat Cancer

James Brokenshire has shown his support for Macmillan Cancer Care and the charity's annual 'Big Coffee Morning' by baking a cake.  The MP's lemon drizzle cake was among a number of other cakes and treats at the Bexley Country Market's coffee morning in the Freemantle Hall Bexley.  The event was j

Time to Read!

James joins children at Hope School to support Time to Read campaign