Childhood Obesity Stats Demand Attention and Response

The Liberal Democrats have urged Conservative Ministers to invest in local services to tackle childhood obesity following official figures revealing that 18.6% of children aged 10-11 across Sutton are obese.


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Lib Dems Prioritise Mental Health in Schools

The Liberal Democrat lead on Mental Health, Baroness Claire Tyler, and several party leaders have written to the Chief Inspector of Ofsted in regards to the new inadequate draft Ofsted framework.


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Brake Backs Children’s Mental Health Bootcamp

Local MP Tom Brake met with the directors of the Bootcamp Squad to discuss their mental health bootcamp, the Butterfly Programme, and how to increase its reach in the UK.


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Brake - Ban on Plastic Waste Exports Long Overdue

Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake is spear-heading a cross-party initiative to secure an export ban on plastic waste.


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Brake Urges Medical Cannabis Law Expansion to Help Children with Epilepsy

Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake pledged to redouble his efforts in the on-going fight to improve access to medical cannabis after meeting the families of children with severe epilepsy last week.


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If Every Second Really Counts, Southern Rail Should Be Sacked

Committed rail campaigner and frustrated commuter Tom Brake MP used Transport Questions in the Commons on Thursday to repeat his call for failing Southern Rail to be given their P45.


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Thousands of Lib Dems Protest at the ‘Put it to the People’ March

Thousands of Lib Dems from across the country, including Plymouth, Leeds and Weston-Super-Mare and of course the London Borough of Sutton attended the ‘Put it to the People’ march on Saturday, 23 March.


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Brake Chats with Empty Chair as Tim Martin Dodges Brexit Debate

In late January, Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake challenged Tim Martin, founder of Wetherspoons pub chain, to a No-Deal Brexit debate over a pint. Martin, an outspoken advocate of a hard, No-Deal Brexit, dodged Brake’s proposal and has yet to set a date for the debate.


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MP Becomes A Teal Hero In Support Of Women With Ovarian Cancer

Tom Brake MP has shown his super-powered support for women with ovarian cancer across Carshalton and Wallington at a special event hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Ovarian Cancer on 20 March.


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Tory Cuts Force Schools to Beg for Help

Crippling Tory budget cuts have caused half the schools in England to beg parents to pay for staff wages, school supplies, building repairs, music programmes and more. The dire lack of funding is threatening the education of an entire generation of students in Carshalton and Wallington.


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