Local News

96 Bus to serve Darent Valley Hospital

James Brokenshire has welcomed news that, from Saturday 16 December, the 96 bus will begin to stop at Darent Valley Hospital, using the Fastrack Bus Routes between Dartford and Bluewater.

James hosts police reassurance meeting

James Brokenshire hosted a Police reassurance meeting at Blackfen Community Library last Friday to provide an opportunity for local residents to discuss their community safety concerns and to hear from Bexley Police on the steps they are taking to respond.

Budget 2017 – Towards a Technological Revolution

James Brokenshire has welcomed the Chancellor’s ambitions to ensure that Britain plays a leading role in important technological developments that will change the way we live and work and to see that we embrace the change and opportunity it offers rather than hiding away from the future.

Budget 2017 – Reducing the cost of transport

James Brokenshire has welcomed news that will see the introduction of a new rail card for 26-30 year olds and other measures set out in the Chancellor’s Budget Statement designed to support road users.

Budget 2017 – Jobs, earnings and benefits

James Brokenshire has welcomed measures announced in the Chancellor’s Budget Statement to boost earnings, continue to support the UK economy as it creates record numbers of jobs and ensure proper support for the most vulnerable in our society.

Budget 2017 – Investing in our NHS

James Brokenshire has announced his support for the additional measures announced in the Budget Statement to support our National Health Service, including an additional £350million to help our doctors and nurses through the winter.

Banning the Ivory Trade

James Brokenshire has welcomed the Environment Secretary’s announcement that the UK will impose a ban on ivory sales to help bring an end to the poaching of elephants.