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See where we're hiring police officers in your area

The Home Office has today confirmed the officer recruitment targets for every police force in England and Wales for the first year of the unprecedented drive to increase their ranks by 20,000 over the next three years.

What Boris Johnson’s proposed Brexit deal means

As Boris Johnson has rightly said, we are coming out of the EU on October 31, come what may. MPs promised to respect the result of the referendum. More people voted to leave than have ever voted for any political party in any general election. Parliament has voted to trigger Article 50.

Our education policy is improving the nation’s skills

When Boris Johnson entered Number 10, one of his first acts was to get more money to our education system. That’s why we’re investing £14 billion in schools, including £5,000 for every secondary school pupil by next year and £4,000 for every primary school pupil by 2021-22.

We’re ending low pay in work

People’s hard work and talents should be rewarded fairly. That has long been a key principle of Conservative government.We have made huge strides in the last few.

"We need foreign investment in the UK more than ever before"

Syed Kamall MEP tells the Huffington Post why we must not allow the myths peddled by anti-trade NGOs and unions to derail the trade deals currently being negotiated between the EU and the US and other major economic powers.

Tackling London's patchy mobile problem

 Today London MEP Syed Kamall launches a hi-tech campaign to tackle poor mobile reception in parts of London.  The innovative No Bars campaign will harness information direct from Londoners themselves to pinpoint and highlight areas of poor phone reception. 

Bexley Council Budget 2014/15 Consultation

Residents are encouraged to comment on the budget priorities and service options for the 2014/15 draft budget.  The consultation ends on the 18th December 2013. Visit the Budget Consultation.

James Brokenshire MP e-News

The latest e-News update from our MP, James Brokenshire, which includes an updates on Queen Mary's hospital, the first Free School in Bexley, and Waitrose to Sidcup.

'Step Change' in Combating Cyber Crime

James Brokenshire has said the launch of a new National Cyber Crime Unit next week will mark a step change in the fight against gangs and individuals exploiting the internet for criminal gain.  Speaking at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, the Security Minister said that the new unit would tackle the most significant and sophisticated cyber threats as well as supporting broader police work to arrest and disrupt online criminal networks and enhance officers' digital investigation skills.

Qatada Conference Praise

James Brokenshire's work in securing the successful deportation of Abu Qatada has been singled out for praise at this week's Conservative Party Conference.