Bexley Station celebrates 150th Anniversary

James Brokenshire has celebrated the 150th anniversary of Bexley Station alongside station staff and train passengers, taking a look back at the station’s history and its contribution to the development of the local area.

James welcomes National Air Ambulance Week

James Brokenshire has praised the work of the UK’s Air Ambulance Teams and underlined the importance of London’s very own Air Ambulance as part of National Air Ambulance Week, which runs from 19 until 26 September.

Potential changes to Old Bexley & Sidcup boundary

James Brokenshire has urged people to submit their comments as part of the recently launched Boundary Commission consultation on UK Parliamentary constituencies, which will see the number of Members of Parliament reduced from 650 to 600.

James appointed Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

James Brokenshire has been appointed Secretary of State for Northern Ireland as part of Prime Minister Theresa May’s, new Government. In this role, James has responsibility for ensuring the smooth operation of the devolution settlement and promoting Northern Ireland as a place in which to invest and do business.

Brexit: Next steps

There is little doubt that the referendum result of 23 June has created a period of political and economic turmoil and uncertainty. We need to come together, unite and work to establish the positive new direction for our country outside of the European Union.  Whether you voted leave or remain, we are all Brexiters now.

Guide Dogs Lobby Press Release

James Brokenshire met with a number of guide dog owners from Bexley at  the Guide Dogs Access All Areas lobby to find out about their experiences and what more can be done to encourage more people to accept guide dogs into their businesses.

James announces measures to strengthen maritime borders

James Brokenshire, in his role as Immigration Minister, has announced new powers to help target people smugglers and those attempting to gain illegal entry to the UK along with details of greater investment in the UK’s maritime patrol capabilities.

Bexley Village - Open for business

James Brokenshire has urged people to show their support for Bexley Village now that the Cray River Bridge has reopened. It brings to an end a three month closure and restores access to Bexley Village’s vibrant high street of shops, restaurants and other businesses.

James welcomes new Blackfen businesses

James Brokenshire has welcomed a number of new businesses to Blackfen during a visit to the High Street, including new eatery Bagel Stop and The Beauty Lounge, providing beauty treatments and a tanning salon.