Tory Coalition of Chaos Neglects St Helier Hospital

Tory desperation to stay in power has seen the Conservative Party cobble together a dodgy deal and a coalition with Northern Ireland’s reactionary party, the DUP.  The deal was secured at the price of a £1 billion bung to the DUP.


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Tom Brake Takes a Stand Against Bullies

Wednesday 21 June was Stand Up to Bullying day and Tom Brake pledged his support. Tom promised to stand up against bullying and to raise awareness of the negative effects bullying has.


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Tom Brake encourages Sutton residents to fight diabetes

Diabetes week ran from Sunday 11 June to Saturday 17 June and Tom Brake joined in by encouraging Sutton residents to take a stand and fight against diabetes.


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The choice in Carshalton and Wallington is between me and the Conservative

Tom Brake today issued a rallying cry for residents to back him as their local champion against the Conservatives’ unfair plans for Britain. He was speaking after a Radio St Helier interview in which the Labour candidate admitted that voting Labour may let the Tory “in through the backdoor".


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Lib Dems will invest £31,360,529 to protect school funding in Sutton

The Liberal Democrats have announced they will invest £31,360,529 more in schools and colleges in Sutton over the next parliament.

The funding for Sutton would reverse cuts to frontline school and college budgets, protect per pupil funding in real terms and ensure no school loses out from changes to funding arrangements.

£1,247,513 of the funding would be spent on protecting the Pupil Premium, introduced by the Liberal Democrats to help the most disadvantaged children.


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Lib Dems plan for ‘Start-Up Allowance’ encouraging entrepreneurship in Sutton

Under the Lib Dems, budding entrepreneurs would be granted a ‘start-up allowance’ to help with living costs in the first six months of setting up their business.


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Lib Dems would increase wages for our nurses, teachers and police

The Lib Dems have announced that they would end years of pay restraint for public sector jobs by lifting the 1% cap and increasing wages in line with inflation.


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Lib Dems pledge emergency Southern Rail takeover

Ahead of the Liberal Democrat manifesto launch tomorrow evening, Tom Brake and the Liberal Democrats have pledged an emergency takeover of Southern Rail to end months of crisis and disruption for thousands of commuters.


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Tom Brake hits out at Southern boss’s salary

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, has slammed GTR for giving Charles Horton, CEO of Southern Rail, a whacking great salary of £478,000 a year.


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Brake reacts to candidate announcement

Commenting on the announcement yesterday afternoon of the candidates who will challenge for the Carshalton and Wallington parliamentary seat, Tom said:

“It has been the privilege of a lifetime to be the MP for Carshalton and Wallington over the last 20 years and I've never been more fired up about the work that lies ahead.  


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