Equal opportunities for children with diabetes


On 16 March Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, met with Brenda Legge of Medical Detection Dogs and her superdog, Ken, regarding equal opportunities for children with Type 1 diabetes.



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Tom Brake fundraising for Sutton Mental Health Foundation in 2017

key_fundraising1.jpgFollowing a shortlist of three local charities and nearly 1,000 votes from local residents, Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, is delighted to announce that he will fundraise for the Sutton Mental Health Foundation Hopeline for the next 12 months.


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Brake to London Mayor, ‘Bring the Tram to Sutton’


Before the Mayor’s Question Time in Carshalton had even started last week, Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, had urged London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan, to bring the tram to Sutton.  


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Fairtrade Fortnight Comes to Sutton



Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington welcomes Fairtrade Fortnight and calls on residents to buy fair trade products.


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Tom Brake MP backs breathing space for families in problem debt


Tom Brake MP has backed calls for a new scheme to help thousands of families regain control of their finances as data from the Bank of England shows unsecured household debt rising at its fastest rate since the financial crisis.


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Number 10’s assault on PIP – Lib Dem response

key_assault_on_PIp.jpgThe Liberal Democrats have hit back at the head of Theresa May's Policy Unit George Freeman who has said that disability benefits should only go to “really disabled people” rather than those who are “taking pills at home, who suffer from anxiety.”

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The National Lottery’s a Winner for Carshalton and Wallington

key_lottery.jpgTom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, met with the National Lottery on Thursday to find out about its role in raising funds for good causes in Carshalton & Wallington


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Tom Brake challenges ATOS Healthcare about Inaccurate PIP Assessments

key_PIP.jpgFollowing complaints made against ATOS Healthcare about their assessments for Personal Independence Payment (PIP), Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, held a meeting with senior officials from ATOS to discuss assessor training.


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Brake supports local money management course

key_money_course.jpgOn 22nd February, Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, presented certificates at The Phoenix Centre in Wallington to delegates who had successfully completed the Christians Against Poverty money management course.


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Brake invites Grayling on a bike ride in Central London


Following disparaging remarks by Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport that ‘‘cyclists are not road users’’, Tom Brake MP and Mark Hancock, a local cyclist involved in a recent bike accident, have invited him on an educational bike ride.

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