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Immigration Bill receives Royal Assent

James Brokenshire has welcomed news that the Government’s Immigration Bill has received Royal Assent, completing the legislative process that will support the Government’s efforts to crack down on illegal migration and ensure that the immigration system works in the national interest.

Office for Rail & Road to investigate Network Rail performance

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) have responded to James Brokenshire’s complaint about Network Rail’s reliability on the Southeastern network, pledging to undertake detailed analysis and enforcement action should it be found that Network Rail have breached the terms of its licence.

James welcomes Budget

James Brokenshire has welcomed the measures set out in the Chancellor’s Budget Statement in which he announced a further increase in the Personal Tax Allowance, changes designed to support savers and young people and additional help for small businesses.

Network Rail announces Easter closures

Network Rail have announced plans for rail closures over Easter Weekend which will see no trains running from Cannon Street or though London Bridge from 25 until 27 March.

James supports Alzheimer's Society's Dementia Campaign

James Brokenshire has joined over 160 other MPs at the launch of Alzheimer’s Society’s new campaign Fix Dementia Care which calls for further improvements in hospital care for people living with dementia.

James opens new dementia ward at Queen Mary's

James Brokenshire has attended the official opening of the new Holbrook Dementia Unit at Queen Mary’s Hospital, where he saw first-hand the effort that has gone into providing a space where the most pioneering dementia care can be provided in a homely and comfortable setting.

James responds to Riot Compensation Bill

James Brokenshire has given his support to new measures to update the law governing compensation for those affected by rioting and ensure that it remains relevant in the twenty first century.