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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Tom Brake Calls on Minister to Secure the Future of Vulnerable Children across the UK

Tom Brake MP is calling on the Minister for Children and Families to take further action on the ‘child in need’ review.

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Tom Brake: ‘I’ve seen ministers’ homework - a child could have done it’

Lib Dem MP Tom Brake has seen the government’s ‘top secret’ analysis of the impact of Brexit. He reports back on what he found.

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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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'Global Britain' Is The Government's Latest Fantasy

EU membership has given us access to far more favourable trade deals - we would be foolish to give it up

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Article for Politics First April 2018 edition

At a Vote Leave press conference on 24 June 2016, Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, two of the Brexit campaign’s most prominent figures, faced the cameras for the first time since it became clear that the UK had voted to leave the European Union. They had just won a stunning political victory, yet, somehow, the press conference was more reminiscent of a hostage video than a celebration.

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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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£400 million for St Helier

£400 million for St Helier

Join me in demanding the money St Helier Hospital needs so it can be fit for purpose with new, modern facilities.

Save Our Pharmacies

Save Our Pharmacies

Local pharmacies offer a huge range of services that take pressure off GPs and hospitals

Stop School Cuts

Stop School Cuts

Our children's education is at risk from school funding cuts