Tom Brake will not stand for school cuts in Carshalton and Wallington

Research by the school cuts coalition of unions (NEU, NAHT, ASCL, UNISON, GMB and Unite) shows that 62% of secondary schools in England have increased the size of their classes in the last two years (2014/15 to 2016/17).


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Local Tory and Labour silence over police merger putting our community at risk

Tom Brake MP has slammed the Sutton Conservative and Labour parties for their continued silence over the threat of a police merger announced earlier this year by London’s Labour Mayor, which could put at risk Sutton’s status as one of the safest boroughs in London.


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Brake Puts Out Call for Exceptional Young Future World Leaders

Tom Brake MP is urging young people in Carshalton & Wallington, who are interested in leadership and making a difference, to apply for an exciting British Council scheme.


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Conservatives fail to protect communities from rising violent crime

Crime figures released recently demonstrate the complete failure of this Conservative Government to protect communities from rising violent crime.


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Government’s defence of police cuts "nonsense on stilts”- Brake

Responding to Home Secretary Amber Rudd's recent statement on increases in violent crime, Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake said:


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Brake Challenges Southern on Match-day Services to Palace Supporters

Tom is taking up the cudgels for Crystal Palace fans travelling to and from Selhurst Station on match days.


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Brake welcomes ‘Check Before you Travel’ campaign

Following phenomenal growth on the Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) routes, resulting in passenger numbers doubling in just 12 years on parts of the network, Tom Brake MP is supporting the ‘Check Before you Travel’ campaign launched by Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR). This is raising awareness of the new timetable coming into action in May 2018.


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Police Minister treating Suttoners with contempt

Last month, Tom Brake MP challenged the Police Minister, Nick Hurd MP, during Home Office questions about the threat to policing in Sutton.  Tom raised his concerns following an announcement that police forces in Sutton, Bromley and Croydon will merge. This will lead to police being re-deployed away from Sutton to higher crime areas in Croydon.


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Brown Trout in River Wandle Hit by Pump Failures - Brake

With the River Wandle’s brown trout population hit-for-six after SES Water’s pumps failed, leaving trout eggs exposed to the air, Tom Brake convened a top-level meeting with representatives from SES Water, the Environment Agency, and the South East Rivers Trust, as well as Councillors Jill Whitehead and Chris Williams.  


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British Council seeks exceptional young world leaders - Brake

The British Council are seeking exceptional leaders aged 18-35 to join a group of 50 people from around the world in Future Leaders Connect, a nine-day workshop, to learn from global policy experts and inspirational leaders.


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