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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Tom Brake MP joins forces with Greenpeace for a ban of all Microbead Products


Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, joined forces with environment groups and scientists in urging the Government to ban all products that use microbeads and risk getting into the marine environment.


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Budget fails to address the country’s top priorities - Brake


The Chancellor’s budget today fails to address the huge challenges facing hospitals and schools, whilst landing hard-working local people with a hefty tax increase, according to Carshalton & Wallington MP Tom Brake.


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Dubs vote response - ‘This vote shames Britain’



MPs have voted by a majority of 20 to reject an amendment which would keep Dubs child refugee scheme open.

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Tom Brake MP challenges the Secretary of State for the DWP and the Prime Minister to stop disability benefit cuts



Two days running in Parliament this week, Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, challenged Government plans to severely restrict the criteria for claimants of Personal Independence Payments (PIP).  PIP is a disability benefit.

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Mass lobby in Parliament in support of EU citizens


Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington reaffirmed his support, on Monday, 20 February, for Theresa May to unilaterally guarantee the acquired rights of EU citizens in the UK by speaking during a mass lobby event in Parliament and signing a mass petition.


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Tom Brake Puts RMT on the spot over Rail Crisis

key_RMT_crisis.jpgTom Brake MP, along with the Leader of the Sutton Council, Ruth Dombey, hosted Jeff Slee, a member of the RMT National Executive Council, for a public meeting on rail strikes on February 16th. This follows on from Tom's recent public meeting with Southern Rail Managers.


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Met chief "facing some of greatest ever challenges in policing" - Lib Dems


Caroline Pidgeon, Liberal Democrat Londonwide Assembly Member, said that Cressida Dick deserves "every support" as Commissioner for the Metropolitan Police Service and the Met’s very first woman Commissioner.

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Brake goes red for World Encephalitis Day


Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, joined millions across the globe by wearing red and shining a light on Encephalitis.


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