Brake invites Grayling on a bike ride in Central London

Brake invites Grayling on a bike ride in Central London

Following disparaging remarks by Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport that ‘‘cyclists are not road users’’, Tom Brake MP and Mark Hancock, a local cyclist involved in a recent bike accident, have invited him on an educational bike ride.

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Gibraltar - between a rock and a hard place

Gibraltar - between a rock and a hard place

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, met Senior Ministers in Gibraltar this week to discuss the impact of Brexit for the territory.  

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Unemployment in Carshalton and Wallington on the Rise

Unemployment in Carshalton and Wallington on the Rise

Tom Brake MP expressed his concern at the recent rise in unemployment in Carshalton and Wallington.  

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Lamb attacks shocking increase in hospital and ambulance waits

Lamb attacks shocking increase in hospital and ambulance waits

Former Health minister Norman Lamb, Liberal Democrat Health spokesperson, has hit out after a slew of fresh government health data showed that ambulance waiting times have shot up.

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Difficult Time Ahead for Local Schools as Government Plans Cuts

Difficult Time Ahead for Local Schools as Government Plans Cuts

Tom Brake MP warned today that schools in Carshalton and Wallington face significant cuts under plans recently announced by the Government.

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Brake calls for mandatory mediation to fix ongoing rail dispute

Brake calls for mandatory mediation to fix ongoing rail dispute

Tom Brake MP is calling on the Government to force Southern and the RMT Union into binding arbitration to settle the long-standing dispute over the role of conductors on Southern trains.  

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Tom Brake slams Heathrow expansion plans as consultation begins

Tom Brake slams Heathrow expansion plans as consultation begins

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, has condemned the government’s plans for a third runway at Heathrow as the public consultation begins. Mr Brake also vowed to keep up the fight on behalf of residents against the controversial Conservative policy.    

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Tom Brake MP secures public meeting with RMT on Rail Chaos

Tom Brake MP secures public meeting with RMT on Rail Chaos

Following the announcement that ASLEF had suspended their latest round of industrial action, Tom Brake MP has called on both sides to work together to end the misery that passengers have endured for far too long and invited Mick Cash and Mick Whelan, Secretary Generals of the RMT and ASLEF to jo...

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November 9th: A dark day for liberal democracy

November 9th: A dark day for liberal democracy

Waking up on the 9th November was a dark day for liberal democracy. The candidate who had on countless times made racist, xenophobic and anti-semitic comments on the campaign trail, mocked disabled reporters, divided communities and preached a misogyny on an unprecedented level had won the elect...

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Watch: Tom Brake's remarks on Holocaust Memorial Day

Watch: Tom Brake's remarks on Holocaust Memorial Day

  Click here to watch Tom's speech On 19th January 2017, Tom Brake, Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs Spokesperson, took part in a general debate on Holocaust Memorial Day. Tom took the opportunity to bring attention to the deteriorating situation in South Sudan, where a steady process of ethnic c...

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It's time to #ReformRenting

It's time to #ReformRenting

Back Tom Brake MP's campaign: It's time to #ReformRenting

Sign the petition: Sack Southern

Sign the petition: Sack Southern

Local commuters have put up with Southern Rail's incompetence and thoroughly dreadful service for far too long.

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