Tom Brake MP joins forces with Greenpeace for a ban of all Microbead Products

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Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, joined forces with environment groups and scientists in urging the Government to ban all products that use microbeads and risk getting into the marine environment.

 

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Budget fails to address the country’s top priorities - Brake

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The Chancellor’s budget today fails to address the huge challenges facing hospitals and schools, whilst landing hard-working local people with a hefty tax increase, according to Carshalton & Wallington MP Tom Brake.

 

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Dubs vote response - ‘This vote shames Britain’

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MPs have voted by a majority of 20 to reject an amendment which would keep Dubs child refugee scheme open.

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Tom Brake MP challenges the Secretary of State for the DWP and the Prime Minister to stop disability benefit cuts


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Two days running in Parliament this week, Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, challenged Government plans to severely restrict the criteria for claimants of Personal Independence Payments (PIP).  PIP is a disability benefit.

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Mass lobby in Parliament in support of EU citizens

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Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington reaffirmed his support, on Monday, 20 February, for Theresa May to unilaterally guarantee the acquired rights of EU citizens in the UK by speaking during a mass lobby event in Parliament and signing a mass petition.

 

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Tom Brake Puts RMT on the spot over Rail Crisis

key_RMT_crisis.jpgTom Brake MP, along with the Leader of the Sutton Council, Ruth Dombey, hosted Jeff Slee, a member of the RMT National Executive Council, for a public meeting on rail strikes on February 16th. This follows on from Tom's recent public meeting with Southern Rail Managers.

 

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Met chief "facing some of greatest ever challenges in policing" - Lib Dems

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Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat Londonwide Assembly Member, said that Cressida Dick deserves "every support" as Commissioner for the Metropolitan Police Service and the Met’s very first woman Commissioner.

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Brake goes red for World Encephalitis Day

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Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, joined millions across the globe by wearing red and shining a light on Encephalitis.

 

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Lib Dems: Teachers need pay rise to address shortages

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Responding to a report by the MPs' Education Committee that teacher shortages in England are getting worse, Liberal Democrat Shadow Education Secretary John Pugh said that teachers need a pay rise. 

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Budget: Lib Dems demand emergency £4bn for NHS and social care

The Liberal Democrats have called for an extra £4bn funding in this week’s Budget for the NHS and Social Care services to tackle the crisis emerging across the country.

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