Westminster News

'Shifting the Dial' on Lung Cancer

James Brokenshire has called for greater attention on early diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer to improve outcomes for patients and achieve the ambitions set out in the health service’s long term plan.

James welcomes Queen’s Speech measures

James Brokenshire has welcomed the measures set out in the Queen’s Speech which delivers Brexit, alongside an ambitious programme of domestic reform that improves the lives of individuals and benefits the wider society.

Delivering Brexit

I strongly believe that we need to respect and give effect to the 2016 referendum and see that the UK leaves the European Union.  That was why I was one of the sponsors of the original Act of Parliament which triggered the ‘Article 50’ process for our departure.  I also believe that this should b

Spending Review 2019

James Brokenshire has welcomed the announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer of the outcome of the Government’s Spending Review to see that all government departments have the funding they need to deliver on the public’s priorities and to allow them to focus on Brexit.

James welcomes ban on Wild Animals in Circuses

James Brokenshire has welcomed legislation to ban the use of wild animals in travelling circuses. The Wild Animals in Circuses Bill means that circus operators in England will no longer be able to use wild animals as part of a travelling circus.

Boosting Family Finances

James Brokenshire has welcomed tax changes which will see families across Bexley keeping more money in their pockets.

Spring Statement 2019

James Brokenshire has welcomed the Chancellor’s Spring Budget Statement, which included extra police funding to tackle knife crime, new investment in education, and measures that accelerate the shift to a clean economy.  

James welcomes record high in employment

James Brokenshire has welcomed the positive news that employment has reached the highest level on records with wages rising at their fastest pace in a decade.