Thameslink Railway complaints rocket - up by 347.1%


Statistics, released today, by the Office for Road and Rail show that Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) complaints increasing by 347.1% compared to a year ago.

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Child Poverty figures are an obituary notice for compassionate conservatism – Lib Dems


Around 30% of Britain’s children are now classified as poor, of whom two-thirds are from working families.


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Brake joins thousands in March for Europe


Tom Brake, Lib Dem MP for Carshalton and Wallington joined thousands for the Unite for Europe March to Westminster Parliament on Saturday.


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£81 million commitment will help to support disabled children - Brake


Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington and a vocal supporter of Family Fund, has welcomed the announcement that it will receive £27.3 million in annual funding from the Department for Education for three years from 2017-18.


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We will not give in to fear - Brake


Statement from Tom Brake MP following the recent attack in Westminster. 

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New analysis shows that every state school in England will see budget cuts before 2020, even after new funding plans take effect.


New analysis shows that every state school in England will see budget cuts before 2020, even after new funding plans take effect.


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Brake throws support behind Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month


Local MP Tom Brake is supporting Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month this March, to help raise awareness of the disease and its symptoms and help save lives.


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NAO report finds 2,510 people with learning disabilities in mental health hospitals


According to a report published on the 3rd of March by the National Audit Office (NAO), 2,510 people with a learning disability are still being cared for in mental health hospitals, many of them for several years.


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Brake - Don’t put our children’s future at risk

key_schoolsbigg.jpgTom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, met with the School Standards Minister, Nick Gibb last week and urged him to reconsider Government cuts imposed on local schools.


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Lib Dems uncover startling youth knife crime statistics


Following a Freedom of Information request by the Liberal Democrats, alarming new figures from the Met Police have revealed that the number of children carrying knives in London schools has doubled in five years.


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