Speeches

James Brokenshire's Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 Speech

Below is the text of the speech made by James Brokenshire, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, at the UK Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 held in London on 27 January 2019.

Speeding up Deportations

James Brokenshire backs plans to speed up deportations and crack down on abuses of the appeals procss

More Visible Policing

Plans to recruit 5,000 new police officers in London will strengthen visible policing in the capital James tells Parliamentary debate

Making CCTV Systems More Effective

James Brokenshire has underlined the potential benefits of the use of CCTV systems to combat crime in local communities.   The Minister’s comments came as the Government published a new code of practice to encourage more effective use of surveillance camera systems and to ensure they are proportionate and more focused on aiding the fight against crime.