Sainsbury’s must rethink their Fairtrade policy - Brake

Tom Brake has condemned Sainsbury’s for their u-turn on Fairtrade and is backing the Fairtrade Foundation by co-sponsoring an Early Day Motion in their support.

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Brexit rail fare hike on its way

Rail fares in January are set to go up by the Retail Prices Index rate of inflation. This is expected to be between 3.6 percent and 3.9 percent. Inflation is running at this rate following the sharp drop in the value of the £, post-Brexit.

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Brake slams government over failure to condemn Saudi child executions

Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake asked an urgent question to the government yesterday on the imminent execution of fourteen people in Saudi Arabia, including two who were juveniles at the time of their arrests. 

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Tom Brake is United Against Dementia in Parliament

Last week Tom Brake helped host an Alzheimer’s Society event for parliamentarians to learn more about the issues affecting people with dementia.

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Brake: Southern Rail fine is an insult to millions of commuters

Responding to the news that the owners of the Southern rail have been fined £13.4m for poor performance, Liberal Democrat MP for Carshalton and Wallington Tom Brake said:

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Brexit cancer risk shows May "gambling with health of British people"

The Liberal Democrats have accused Theresa May of "needlessly gambling with the health of the British people," after it was revealed her extreme approach to Brexit is threatening access to vital cancer treatments.

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Repeal bill: The government should prepare for legislative war

If May isn’t careful, this bill will sink under the weight of all its amendments

The new parliamentary session is getting underway, and tomorrow the government will introduce its “Repeal Bill”—the most significant step yet in the Brexit process. This will repeal the 1972 European Communities Act, which gives primacy to EU law. All existing EU legislation will then be transposed into British law. At least, that’s the government’s plan.

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‘Have Your Say’ in the Beddington North Major Scheme Project - Brake

Tom Brake MP is encouraging residents to have their say by taking part in a consultation about a major scheme to improve public spaces, cycling and walking along Beddington Lane and in Beddington Village.

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Discussion launched on future of St Helier Hospital

This week, Daniel Elkeles, Chief Executive of the Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust has launched a discussion on the funding needed for, and future of, healthcare in our area.

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Tom Brake voices rail passengers’ anger straight to the Transport Minister

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, voiced rail passengers’ anger straight to the Transport Minister during a debate in the House of Commons on Tuesday.

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