Tom Brake opens new MAA’s Yoga and Community Centre in Beddington

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, congratulated MAA’s Yoga and Community Centre on their Grand Opening on Sunday, September 24.


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Tom Brake renews calls for binding arbitration following announcement of further rail strikes

Tom Brake MP is renewing his calls for the Government to force binding arbitration on the RMT and Southern Rail. Tom’s call comes after the latest fallout between the union and Southern Rail has resulted in two more planned strikes on October 3 and 5. These are expected to cause massive delays to commuters.


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Tom Brake calls for summit to tackle rapid rise in helicopter noise

Tom Brake MP has written to Chris Grayling MP, the Secretary of State for Transport, to call for a top-level summit to tackle increased helicopter noise over London. Tom has been a vocal voice on this issue since 2008 when he first raised concerns about rising helicopter noise in his constituency.


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1,000 residents pledge support for £400 million investment campaign for St Helier

Less than a week after the launch of the Sutton Liberal Democrats' "£400 million for St Helier" campaign almost 1,000 local residents have already pledged their support.


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Brake hammers home need for increased services at Hackbridge

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, Councillor Jill Whitehead, Chair of the Environment and Neighborhood Committee, and Councillor Jayne McCoy, Chair of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee met with Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) following their recent 2018 timetable consultation to hammer home the need for more trains at Hackbridge station.


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£400 million needed to make St Helier Hospital fit for purpose - Brake

Last week at Strawberry Lodge in Carshalton, 130 people turned out to hear about options for the future of local hospital services. The meeting was organised and chaired by Carshalton and Wallington’s Lib Dem MP, Tom Brake.


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Grayling and Scully should apologise for rail fare spike - Brake

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, has called on Chris Grayling and Paul Scully to apologise to rail passengers in Sutton and across the country.


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Tom Brake organises public meeting about the future of hospital services

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, will host a public meeting following the announcement that the Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust, which runs St Helier Hospital, is running an involvement programme with local residents on the future of health services in the area.


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More Trains Needed at Hackbridge - Brake

Commenting on the news that Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) have agreed to review the number of trains stopping in Hackbridge, with a view to increasing their number, Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, said:

‘Many worried residents have contacted me since the end of the consultation period.


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Brake slams Southern for having most overcrowded trains

Commenting on the news that Southern Rail have the most overcrowded trains in the country, Tom Brake MP said:

"This news will be no surprise to people rail users in Carshalton & Wallington. We've been crammed into carriages like sardines for the last three years.


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