Unemployment in Carshalton and Wallington on the Rise


Tom Brake MP expressed his concern at the recent rise in unemployment in Carshalton and Wallington.


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Difficult Time Ahead for Local Schools as Government Plans Cuts


Tom Brake MP warned today that schools in Carshalton and Wallington face significant cuts under plans recently announced by the Government.

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Brake calls for mandatory mediation to fix ongoing rail dispute


Tom Brake MP is calling on the Government to force Southern and the RMT Union into binding arbitration to settle the long-standing dispute over the role of conductors on Southern trains.  

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Tom Brake slams Heathrow expansion plans as consultation begins


Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, has condemned the government’s plans for a third runway at Heathrow as the public consultation begins. Mr Brake also vowed to keep up the fight on behalf of residents against the controversial Conservative policy.



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Tom Brake MP secures public meeting with RMT on Rail Chaos


Following the announcement that ASLEF had suspended their latest round of industrial action, Tom Brake MP has called on both sides to work together to end the misery that passengers have endured for far too long and invited Mick Cash and Mick Whelan, Secretary Generals of the RMT and ASLEF to join him in a public meeting in Carshalton and Wallington.

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Tom Brake MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment


This week Tom Brake MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people.

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Brake Blasts Government for Robbing Peter to Pay Paul


At Department of Communities and Local Government questions on Monday in the House of Commons, in an exchange about social care funding, Tom Brake MP blasted the Secretary of State about cuts to Sutton Council’s funding.

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Brake calls for emergency local bus services on Rail strike days

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, has called on Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, and Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, to provide additional emergency bus services during rail strike days.


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