Trio of MPs Celebrate Friendship With Tamil Community

Tom Brake, Paul Burstow and Simon Hughes came together on Saturday evening at the recently opened Grand Hall in Sutton to celebrate the launch of the Tamil Friends of the Liberal Democrats.

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Brake Backs Plain Packaging for Cigarettes

Tom Brake has joined Cancer charities and fellow Lib Dem MPs in celebrating the passing of a Bill which will introduce standardised packaging of cigarettes in the UK.  

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School News at Sutton Grammar Stars Tom Brake

Tom Brake joined students at Sutton Grammar School, as a guest on the BBC school news programme to discuss the work of the Liberal Democrats in government and his preparations in the run up to General Election on the 7th May.   Tom with the budding reporters Peter, Nidhushkar and Anoopp

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Tom Brake calls for No Bonuses for Southern and Network Rail Bosses Following Meeting With Southern Rail Director

Tom Brake, Lib Dem MP for Carshalton and Wallington, today said that rail bosses at Network Rail and Southern Rail should lose any bonuses until a reliable and predictable service is provided by the company. The statement followed a meeting with Operations Director for Southern Rail, David Scorey...

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Tom Brake MP supports Alzheimer’s Society’s general election campaign

On Tuesday 17 March Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake pledged to make this election memorable by taking action to support the 850,000 people living with dementia across the UK.

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Unemployment figures continue to fall in Carshalton and Wallington

Tom Brake MP has welcomed the news, this week, that Jobseeker’s Allowance figures for Carshalton and Wallington have fallen to just 1.9%.

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£905 tax cut for people in Carshalton and Wallington

Working people in Carshalton and Wallington will benefit from a £905 income tax cut by 2018 thanks to a flagship Liberal Democrat Budget policy, Tom Brake MP said today.  

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Liberal Democrats to raise £1bn extra tax from banks

Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, has announced details of a plan to raise an extra £1bn from a supplementary corporation tax charge applied to banks to help finish the job of eliminating the deficit.

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About Tom

I am a committed and dedicated campaigner having secured victories for the community - helping Save St Helier Hospital's A&E and maternity unit from closure, saving the Thameslink from ending at Blackfriars and securing the partial re-introduction of the night bus. Read more