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Old Bexley and Sidcup High Streets open for business

From Monday 15th June, all non-essential shops in Old Bexley and Sidcup are able to reopen their doors, as part of the next steps in the Government’s  careful easing of lockdown in England – provided they are meeting robust safety guidelines, keeping staff and customers safe.

Bexley Music Service

I have been incredibly concerned to receive news that Bird College is shutting its music service.  So many children from across Bexley have benefited from the chance to learn to play a musical instrument as well as to play together in ensembles and orchestras as a result of this much-loved servic

Covid-19: Transport and Travel Guidance

As some constituents in Old Bexley and Sidcup who cannot work from home return to work and plan their journeys in, I have been in contact with Southeastern to seek assurance on the steps they are taking to protect passengers and staff and have outlined the below guidance to travel safely on publi

Covid-19: Business Support

The Coronavirus is the biggest threat this country has faced in decades–and this country is not alone. During this difficult time for the country, we recognise the extreme disruption the necessary actions are having on people’s lives, their businesses, their jobs and the nation’s economy.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extension

The Chancellor has extended the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme until the end of October, giving workers and businesses the certainty they need that the Government will continue to support them.

Covid-19: Schools reopening guidance

As a result of the huge efforts everyone has made to adhere to strict social distancing measures, the transmission rate of Coronavirus has decreased and schools in Old Bexley and Sidcup are starting to prepare for a phased return of children.

Covid-19 Stay Alert, Control the Virus, Save Lives

The Prime Minister has set out the next stage of our response to the Coronavirus pandemic.  This follows the incredible work by the public to follow the lockdown restrictions and maintain social distancing.  This has helped to ensure that the NHS has not been overwhelmed and to reduce the rate of

Protecting Our Kids Online

James Brokenshire has written to internet, social media and online communication service companies to share details of the actions they are taking to protect children online during the current pandemic and work with government to combat abuse.

A Decade of Service

It is now ten years since James Brokenshire was first declared as Member of Parliament for Old Bexley & Sidcup in the early hours of 7th May 2010.  Since then he has subsequently been elected on three more occasions in 2015, 2017, and 2019 with an increased majority.