Tom Brake Praises Hard-working Carers during Carers Week 2015

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, attended a number of events as part of Carers Week 2015, which ran from 8 to 14 June. Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communi...

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‘Love Where We Live’ Logo Contest Winner Announced at St. Helier Festival

On Saturday 13th June, Tom Brake MP, presented a prize to the winner of the ‘Love Where We Live’ logo contest at the 7th annual St. Helier Festival. The winner, Molly Annabel Delaney, is a Year Six pupil at Hackbridge Primary School. As her reward, she received a certificate and a chance to have...

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Tom Brake Backs Children’s Charity Barnardo’s Efforts to Put Disadvantaged Youth to Work

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, is backing the charity Barnardo’s efforts to get young people into work. Barnardo’s campaign aims to help disadvantaged young people brighten their futures by helping them get into work and high-quality training.  Issues young people may face include ...

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Tom Brake MP and Sutton MYPs Join Forces to Back Votes at 16 in EU Referendum

Tom Brake MP, with the support of the Members of Sutton’s Youth Parliament, is fighting in Parliament to give 16 and 17 year olds the right to vote in the upcoming EU referendum.  The EU referendum, which is currently being debated in Parliament, will ask whether the UK should stay or leave the E...

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Tom Brake Pledges to Involve Local Disability Advocates in Hackbridge Junction Changes

Following a meeting last week with road safety campaigner Tracey Collins and a Trustee of Sutton Vision Michael Parsons, Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, has pledged his support in making sure they are involved fully in the remaining changes to the TfL-sponsored Heart of Hackbridge sc...

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Tom Brake Stands Up for People with Learning Disabilities

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, attended the launch of Learning Disability Week in Westminster on 18 June. The week, hosted by learning disabilities charity Mencap, was devoted to fighting hate crimes committed against people with learning disabilities. Attendees at the reception hea...

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Osborne Promises £219 million to St. Helier Hospital

Chancellor George Osborne promised that the new government would allocate £219 million to save St. Helier Hospital. He was challenged directly by Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, during Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday. Mr. Osborne pledged to provide funding for St. Helier as ...

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Tom Brake Backs Easier Payments for Black Cab Customers

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, has thrown his support behind the move to require licensed taxis to accept payment with credit and debit cards. Transport for London is currently holding a consultation to seek views on whether all black cabs should be required to accept cards. Under ...

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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