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Covid-19: Transport and Travel Guidance

As some constituents in Old Bexley and Sidcup who cannot work from home return to work and plan their journeys in, I have been in contact with Southeastern to seek assurance on the steps they are taking to protect passengers and staff and have outlined the below guidance to travel safely on publi

Covid-19: Business Support

The Coronavirus is the biggest threat this country has faced in decades–and this country is not alone. During this difficult time for the country, we recognise the extreme disruption the necessary actions are having on people’s lives, their businesses, their jobs and the nation’s economy.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extension

The Chancellor has extended the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme until the end of October, giving workers and businesses the certainty they need that the Government will continue to support them.

Covid-19: Schools reopening guidance

As a result of the huge efforts everyone has made to adhere to strict social distancing measures, the transmission rate of Coronavirus has decreased and schools in Old Bexley and Sidcup are starting to prepare for a phased return of children.

Covid-19 Stay Alert, Control the Virus, Save Lives

The Prime Minister has set out the next stage of our response to the Coronavirus pandemic.  This follows the incredible work by the public to follow the lockdown restrictions and maintain social distancing.  This has helped to ensure that the NHS has not been overwhelmed and to reduce the rate of

A Decade of Service

It is now ten years since James Brokenshire was first declared as Member of Parliament for Old Bexley & Sidcup in the early hours of 7th May 2010.  Since then he has subsequently been elected on three more occasions in 2015, 2017, and 2019 with an increased majority.

Covid-19 Testing

One of the most challenging things about coronavirus is the uncertainty: not knowing who has the infection or when it’s safe to return to normal life. Good-quality testing can help provide us with greater certainty.

Covid-19: Exams

The Secretary of State for Education has announced that the 2020 exam series in England would be cancelled to help fight the spread of Coronavirus.