Brake Backs WI and Friends of the Earth Campaign to Tackle Plastic Pollution

This week, Tom Brake MP lent his support to a campaign by the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) and Friends of the Earth to reduce plastic pollution and the amount of plastic we use.


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Failing Grayling has no choice but to resign

Following the revelations that the Brexit ferry contracts signed off by the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, will now be revoked at a cost of millions to the taxpayer, Tom Brake MP again called on the hapless Minister to step down from his post.


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Lib Dems: Bollocks to Brexit!

Today, Tom Brake MP joined colleagues and candidates to launch the Liberal Democrats’ manifesto for the European elections, setting out a vision for the UK inside the EU.


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Lib Dems: Put a STOP! to Fracking

After Greta Thunberg, a Swedish school girl and climate change activist, visited Parliament last month and in response to environmental protests on the streets of London, the Lib Dems have coordinated a cross-party letter to the Government to demand an end to shale gas exploration.


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Liberal Democrats big winners of local elections

The Liberal Democrats stormed to victory across the country last night with their best set of local election results ever.


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Vote for the Lib Dems to stop Brexit

Vince Cable launched our European election campaign with a simple message - every vote for the Liberal Democrats is a vote to stop Brexit.


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Stop Period Poverty Now!

The call to end period poverty has been reignited after reports that a student at the University of the West of England spent her entire student loan on sanitary products to distribute to poorer students.


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Brake joins first ever permanent cross-party network in UK Parliament

Tom Brake MP has joined 50 Members of Parliament from seven political parties to establish a groundbreaking network for cross-party campaigning in Westminster.


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Universal Credit Forces Sutton Claimants to Turn to Food Banks

The Trussell Trust, the UK's major food bank charity, released its end of year stats this week showing that half of food bank referrals associated with a delay in benefits, were linked to Universal Credit.


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No Room for No-Fault Evictions

Renters across the UK are celebrating an extraordinary victory after the Government finally announced they would scrap “no-fault evictions,” giving tenants peace of mind and a sense of security in their homes.


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