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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Knife Crime Tragedies Must Stop, The Government Must Act

The Liberal Democrats are calling on the Conservative Government to take full responsibility for the knife crime epidemic that is plaguing the UK and urging them to take the initiative and boost funding for police and youth services.

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Women Supporting Women: Lib Dems Introduce Three International Women’s Day Bills

In light of International Women’s Day, the Liberal Democrats have introduced three Bills to improve gender equality across England. The Bills tackle important matters— the ‘Pink Tax,’ school uniforms and postnatal mental health services— that affect women and girls of all ages every day.

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High Court Rules Tory Policy Racially Targets Minorities

The High Court ruled last week that the Conservative Government’s ‘Right to Rent’ checks breach human rights laws. The discriminatory scheme has actively allowed racial discrimination into the UK housing market.

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Prime Minister Expands the Brexit Road of Uncertainty

With only 30 days remaining before the expiry of Article 50, the Prime Minister announced yesterday to the House of Commons that a second meaningful vote on her deal will be held by the 12th of March, and voting on No Deal and extending Article 50 in the two following days. The PM’s new timeline prolongs the mess without providing a solution.

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