Tom Brake Demands Better Broadband For Carshalton & Wallington

Over the last few years, internet users all over the country have suffered poor speeds and an even poorer service as a result of BT’s underinvestment in the national network.  While Sutton is supposed to have some of the highest broadband speeds in the country, outages and unreliable access can m...

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European Arrest Warrant Must Stay

MP Tom Brake has joined Lib Dem leader Tim Farron in publicly challenging Theresa May and the Government to ensure the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) is a priority in Brexit negotiations.

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Plastic Bag Charge Policy Shown To Be a Resounding Lib Dem Success

The Lib Dems are celebrating after their campaign to charge for plastic bags has proven to be a resounding success. Plastic bag use has plummeted in England since the introduction of a 5p charge last year, a policy first proposed under the coalition government.

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Tom Brake Urges Government To Endorse the Safe Schools’ Declaration

Lib Dem Foreign Affairs Spokesman and MP for Carshalton & Wallington Tom Brake joins countries all around the world in showing global solidarity with the 130 million people worldwide who need humanitarian assistance to survive. Coinciding with World Humantiarian Day, Tom is putting pressure o...

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Carshalton & Wallington MP Tom Brake Visits Oaks Way Centre

Tom Brake visited Oaks Way Community Centre in Carshalton in order to better understand the challenges of sustaining independence and a good quality of life for elderly residents within his constituency. Oaks Way Centre provides a variety of care which aims to keep senior citizens active and soci...

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Carshalton & Wallington Unemployment Rate Hits 0.7%

Tom Brake is among many local leaders praising Sutton Council for attracting jobs to the local area, helping to cut the number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance by 430 since June 2015. Carshalton & Wallington had one of the lowest claimant rates in the country, coming 625th out of 650 ...

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Campaign Success In Oxford Street

The Lib Dems are celebrating the success of the campaign to make Oxford Street pedestrianised by 2020 and the announcement by newly elected Mayor Sadiq Khan that he is giving long-standing Liberal Democrat proposals the green light. The original Lib Dem campaign focused on improving safety for pe...

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Success! £3 Million for Beddington Park

After four years of hard work and planning by the Friends of Beddington Park, Sutton Council and your local Councillors, the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has granted £3 million to restore and improve Beddington Park.

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Carshalton One Of The First Areas To Take Part In E-ink Buses

Thanks to Sutton’s Lib Dem Councillor, Jill Whitehead, Sutton has become one of the first outer London Boroughs to take part in the TFL trial of e-inked bus information. The new e-ink bus arrival sign will  provide the best possible travel information for local bus users in order to make their jo...

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Brake Enjoys Wallington Tennis Club Finals Day

MP Tom Brake recently spent the afternoon watching a fantastic local summer tennis tournament at the Wallington Tennis Club. The tournament, which has been held every year since 2010, was hotly contested as men and women of all ages battled it out to be this year’s champions.

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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. The chaos needs to end NOW! Please sign my petition below calling for the abysmal Southern Rail to be sacked:

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