Update: Repair work at Barclays in Bexley

James Brokenshire has contacted Barclays Bank in order to seek urgent clarification on when the bank will reopen for customers, following water damage. Despite initial delays, the bank is now due to reopen on Wednesday 25 June.

Citizenship Celebration

James Brokenshire has joined the Mayor of Bexley in marking ten years of citizenship ceremonies in the Borough.  The event was marked by a special event at Hall Place on Friday.

Stroke Club Marks Quarter of a Century

James Brokenshire has congratulated the Sidcup Friday Stroke Club for 25 years of fun and friendship at a special anniversary lunch on Friday.

More people in work than ever before

James Brokenshire has welcomed the latest unemployment figures which show another significant fall in the number of people out of work, as the economy begins to recover and the Government announces that there are now more people in work than ever before.

Immigration Bill becomes law

James Brokenshire has welcomed the news that the Immigration Bill received Royal Assent on 14 May, allowing for a number of reforms to make our immigration system fairer to British citizens and legitimate migrants and tougher on those with no right to be here.

On the trail from Farm to Fork

James recently joined pupils and teachers from Joyden’s Wood Primary School on a Farm to Fork trail at Tescos in Sidcup, where they learnt about their food, where it comes from and how it is prepared.

Supporting Dementia Awareness Week

James Brokenshire is supporting the Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Awareness Week, which runs from 18 – 25 May, in solidarity with those people across the country suffering from the condition and their families.

Giving heart to the home

James Brokenshire recently visited the British Heart Foundation Furniture and Electrical Store on Nesbitt Walk, just off Sidcup High Street, to celebrate the fantastic work of the organisation they support and learn more about a very special, local retail success story.