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James writes to developers to take more care to protect habitats of wildlife

James Brokenshire has written to leading developers in his role as Communities Secretary to remind them of their legal obligation to consider the impact of a project on birds and other wildlife, following increasing concern over netting being placed in trees and hedgerows ahead of building work. 

Boosting Family Finances

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

James welcomes new Bexley Post Office

James Brokenshire has welcomed news that the Bexley Village Post Office has now re-opened following its temporary closure.

 Since November last year, James has been in regular contact with the Post Office to underline the importance of the Post Office to local residents.

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 visits development at Cleeve Meadow School

James Brokenshire visited the construction of Cleeve Meadow School, a new school within the grounds of Cleeve Park School for children with special educational needs which is set to open later this year.

James Brokenshire 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.

James announces £13 million new funding for parks

Communities Secretary, James Brokenshire has confirmed today that councils across the country are to benefit from more than £13 million funding to breathe new life in to our green spaces for the benefit of all.