MP backs health campaign to save lives with scarves

Tom Brake MP is donning his scarf this winter to support Asthma UK’s #Scarfie campaign, urging people in Carshalton and Wallington with asthma to wear a scarf this winter to prevent a life-threatening asthma attack.


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Shocking neglect of psychosis patients exposed by Lib Dems

Shocking evidence of discrimination against people with severe mental illness has been uncovered by the Liberal Democrats, as a national survey reveals that a flagship treatment programme for psychosis is not being properly delivered in most parts of the country.


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Brake calls for urgent investigation following the Presidents’ Club Charitable Trust fundraising dinner

Tom Brake MP co-signed two letters written by Jo Swinson MP, Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats, supporting her complaint about the Presidents’ Club Charitable Trust and backing a referral to the Charity Commission.


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Government back Lib Dem pension proposal

The government have agreed to bring forward plans to review the current rules concerning the priority of pensioners following pressure from the Liberal Democrats.


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Brake: Surge in rough sleeping shows more funding needed to prevent homelessness

Rough sleeping in England rose by 15% in the year to autumn 2017, according to new government figures.


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214 teachers in London on long-term stress leave - Lib Dems

At least 214 teachers in London have gone on long-term stress leave in the past year, Liberal Democrat research has revealed.


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Letter from NHS leaders shows Hunt must end "sticking plaster" approach - Tom Brake MP

NHS Providers, the body which represents hospitals, has written to Jeremy Hunt calling on him to urgently set out plans to increase long-term funding for the health service.


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NAO report shows Grayling is failing - Brake

Responding to the report from the National Audit Office that the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern rail franchises have not delivered value for money, Carshalton & Wallington MP Tom Brake, said:


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International students bring vast economic benefits to the UK

A joint study by the Higher Education Policy Institute and Kaplan International Pathways has highlighted the importance of international students to the UK economy.


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Army needs pay rise to tackle recruitment crisis

Commenting on the new Army recruitment campaign, Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake said:


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