Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Peter Brokenshire (born 7 January 1968, Southend-on-Sea, Essex) is a British Conservative Party politician. He is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Old Bexley and Sidcup and Minister for Security at the Home Office that grants him a seat on the National Security Council. He was educated at Davenant Foundation Grammar School, the University of Exeter, and City of London Polytechnic. The name Brokenshire is of Cornish origin.