Brake calls for emergency local bus services on Rail strike days

Brake calls for emergency local bus services on Rail strike days

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, has called on Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, and Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, to provide additional emergency bus services during rail strike days.

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Watch: Tom Brake's intervention on Emergency Aleppo Debate

Watch: Tom Brake's intervention on Emergency Aleppo Debate

Watch Tom''s urgent intervention on the Emergency Debate on International action to protect civilians in Aleppo and Syria, commenting on the humanitarian crisis.

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Brake congratulates St Patrick’s Church on ‘CentreForward’ plans

Brake congratulates St Patrick’s Church on ‘CentreForward’ plans

Tom Brake MP last week visited the site of the proposed new hall for St Patrick’s Church on Park Hill Rd, Wallington, to learn about the state-of-the-art facilities planned and how the ‘CentreForward’ plans are progressing for the Church.  

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Brake - treatment of British-Iranian national ‘cruel’.

Brake - treatment of British-Iranian national ‘cruel’.

Tom Brake has joined calls for Iran to ‘unconditionally and immediately’ release British-Iranian national Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe, who was imprisoned on spurious national security charges.  

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Tom Brake MP throws weight behind 50:50 gender balance campaign

Tom Brake MP throws weight behind 50:50 gender balance campaign

Tom Brake recently attended 50:50 Parliament’s launch of #AskHerToStand; a campaign to address the overwhelming gender imbalance in Parliament.  

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Tom Brake MP welcomes new rail timetable proposals

Tom Brake MP welcomes new rail timetable proposals

Tom Brake has responded to the proposed changes to the rail timetable which will be operated by Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) in 2018 following completion of the Thameslink Programme.  

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Brake praises swift anti-fraud action from Sutton banks

Brake praises swift anti-fraud action from Sutton banks

Tom Brake MP has praised Sutton branches of Barclays, HSBC and Natwest for their vigilance in protecting customers from fraud.  

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Tom blasts government u-turn over Southeastern Rail

Tom blasts government u-turn over Southeastern Rail

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington and Councillor Jill Whitehead, lead transport member on Sutton Council have condemned the Government’s decision that Transport for London will not be taking over Southeastern services from 2018, despite a previous government prospectus indicating that ...

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Tom welcomes newest Lib Dem MP Sarah Olney to Parliament

Tom welcomes newest Lib Dem MP Sarah Olney to Parliament

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington was yesterday amongst the first to welcome his new colleague Sarah Olney to Parliament following her stunning victory in the recent Richmond Park by-election.  

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Brake takes fight to ‘‘Sack Southern’’ to Downing Street

Brake takes fight to ‘‘Sack Southern’’ to Downing Street

Tom Brake was today, Monday 5th December, joined by Lib Dem Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Sutton & Cheam Amna Ahmad and Councillor Manuel Abellan, Junior Transport Spokesperson on Sutton Council, to present the PM with a petition calling on the Government to scrap Southern’s and Th...

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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