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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Worrying rise in moped crime in Sutton

Moped crime spiked in January in Sutton according to the latest Metropolitan Police figures.


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Tom Brake MP secures meeting between Pakistani High Commission and Ahmadiyya representatives

Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake secured a commitment from the Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner that he will meet representatives of the Ahmadiyya Community - who have a very strong presence in South West London - to discuss abuses and persecution against the Ahmadiyya community in Pakistan.

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Stroke Unit transformed at St Helier Hospital

The Stroke Unit at St Helier hospital has completed its transformation after a three-year programme funded by the National Institute of Health Research.


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A quarter of children live in poverty in Carshalton and Wallington

Figures released in January by the End Child Poverty Coalition have shown that one child out of every four in Carshalton and Wallington is living in poverty.


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