Meaningless Timeline for Meaningful Vote

The Government have indicated that the Prime Minister will wait until the end of the month before Parliament has another chance to reject the Government’s disastrous deal and take control of the Brexit process.

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Home Office Scheme Wastes Time and Money for EU Citizens

Thanks to the Home Office’s new EU Settlement Scheme, EU citizens in Carshalton and Wallington could face a 22.8 mile round trip to register for settled status by 30 June 2021, or earlier in the case of a No-Deal.

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Brake Supports #BankNotesOfColour

Tom has joined cross-party representatives, and Liberal Democrats Baroness Ros Scott and Baroness Floella Benjamin in signing a letter requesting that the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, makes sure an ethnic minority person is on the next British banknote.

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Brake - A Backer of Children’s Mental Health Week

Tom Brake MP joined Action for Children, the children’s mental health charity, at the parliamentary launch in Westminster of their Build Sound Minds campaign in advance of Children’s Mental Health Week.

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Brake Pushes Bill for Referendum on Withdrawal Agreement

On Wednesday, Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake presented a Private Member’s Bill to Parliament, requiring a referendum to be held. The referendum would contain the option for the UK to stay in the EU or to implement the PM’s deal. His bill also required the Prime Minister to request an extension of the two-year negotiation period to provide time for the People’s Vote.

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Government Ferry Plan Hits The Rocks

Responding to news that the Government has scrapped its contract with Seaborne Freight Liberal Democrat Brexit Spokesperson Tom Brake said:

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Brake Gets Up To Speed on World Cancer Day with Cancer Research UK

Earlier this week, Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake showed his support for cancer patients and Cancer Research UK staff at a special Westminster event for World Cancer Day.

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Brexit means end of the road for the Nissan X-Trail

Commenting following the news that Nissan will no longer build the new model X-Trail SUV at its Sunderland plant, Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake said:

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Knife Crimes Rise as Police Funding Falls

The Office for National Statistics has confirmed that knife crime in England and Wales is at its highest known recorded level. There were more than 40,000 offences just last year, and almost all police forces are experiencing a rise.

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Brake Challenges Wetherspoon’s Tim Martin to a No-Deal Brexit Debate Over a Pint

Tim Martin, the founder of the pub chain, is an outspoken advocate of a hard, No-Deal Brexit and leaving the Customs Union, and is known for distributing hard Brexit propaganda at Wetherspoon’s locations.

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