“If rents continue to soar, people will be pushed off the housing ladder” - Brake

Rents across London have soared over the last six years whilst wages have fallen far behind.


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Brake visits veterans’ mental health charity Combat Stress

Tom Brake MP visited veterans’ mental health charity Combat Stress to find out how former servicemen and women are supported to overcome trauma-related mental health problems.


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Brake takes Cycling Minister for a ride

Avid cyclist Tom Brake MP and Fran Graham from the London Cycling Campaign recently met with Cycling Minister Jesse Norman for a bike tour of Westminster.


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Are you up for the Summer Reading Challenge? - Brake

Tom Brake MP is encouraging local children to take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge run by The Reading Agency and local libraries.


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Brake joins British Red Cross community reserve volunteers

Tom Brake MP has put his money where his mouth is and joined a new British Red Cross community reserve volunteers’ scheme. The Red Cross aim to create a national network of people ready to help in a local emergency.


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Brake: How to put the brakes on fraud

Fraud hit nearly 500 people in Carshalton & Wallington last year and 300,000 people nationally.


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Brake questions GTR about rail chaos

Carshalton & Wallington MP Tom Brake met with senior managers from GTR and Network Rail yesterday and put several questions to them about the ongoing rail timetable chaos.


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Brake: Transport Sec in ‘parallel world’

Carshalton & Wallington MP Tom Brake has slammed the Transport Secretary for living in a ‘parallel world’ as the RMT call for him to be sacked.


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Brake: Nobody Should Face Dementia Alone

Tom Brake MP threw his support behind Dementia Action Week last week, pledging to stand with all those affected by dementia in Carshalton & Wallington.



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Brake: New rail timetable leaves commuters with a bad sense of déjà vu

Following the introduction of the new rail timetable which saw widespread delays, disruptions and cancellations this week, Tom Brake MP has called on Govia Thameslink Railways (GTR) to make the timetable work for commuters.


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