New Foreign Affairs role for Tom Brake MP

New Foreign Affairs role for Tom Brake MP

New Foreign Affairs role for Tom Brake MP   Earlier this week, new Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron unveiled his new team of Party spokespeople following his recent success in the Party’s leadership contest.   Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, was appointed to the position of Foreign...

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Tom attends the Great Gathering for Voting Reform

Tom attends the Great Gathering for Voting Reform

Last week, Tom Brake MP took part in The Great Gathering for Voting Reform event at the Old Palace Yard in the Houses of Parliament.   Tom, who has been a champion for voting reform throughout his parliamentary career, addressed the audience on how the UK’s current electoral system creates hugel...

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"Get on Your Bike" - Brake

Get on Your Bike - Brake   ‘Get on Your Bike’, that’s the call from Tom Brake, Carshalton and Wallington’s cycling MP after the Sutton Cycling Delivery Strategy Consultation Workshop on Thursday 23 July at Sutton Civic Offices.   The event, hosted by lead Councillor Jill Whitehead, was set up to ...

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Tom takes part in 25th anniversary celebrations for Sutton Shopmobility

Tom takes part in 25th anniversary celebrations for Sutton Shopmobility

Earlier this month, Tom Brake MP joined the 25th anniversary celebrations for Sutton Shopmobility in Trinity Square, Sutton. Sutton Shopmobility provides mobility equipment hire for people with permanent and temporary mobility issues. For over 25 years the charity has supported thousands of peopl...

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Tom Brake MP: Open Letter to Readers on Fox Hunting

Dear Residents,   As you may be aware, Prime Minister David Cameron had announced that there would be a debate in Parliament on 15th July about relaxing the current fox hunting ban. However, due to the hard work of campaigners and the widespread support for the ban to remain in place, the Conserv...

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Letter from Tom on Today's Budget Announcement

When George Osborne unveiled the Tories’ budget in Parliament, he referred to the Conservatives as the “party of the working people.” This could not be more untrue. The few good points in the budget come directly from Liberal Democrat proposals rejected by the Tories during the coalition governme...

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London United Against Terrorism

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, and Muhammad Sadiq, Mayor of Sutton, attended a ceremony at St. Paul’s Cathedral on July 7 to remember the victims of the 7/7 London Bombings. The ceremony marked the tenth anniversary of the bombings, which killed fifty-two people. Families of the vi...

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Tom Brake MP Joins Neighbourhood Food Collection Launch at Tesco Express in Wallington

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, teamed up with Tesco, the Trussell Trust and Fareshare for a food collection on 3 July at Tesco Express in Wallington. The local collection was part of the national Neighbourhood Food Collection, which aims to provide 4 million meals to those in need ...

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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