All Aboard! Destination: Tram to Sutton

Transport for London (TfL) have, at the end of last month, published their report on the outcome of the proposed Sutton Link consultation. The results have shown that 81% of respondents support bringing the tram to Sutton.

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Next Stop: Brake to Meet TfL About Buses

Following the success of his bus survey, which received over 1,000 responses from local residents, Tom Brake MP is to meet with TfL to discuss the results. In the meeting, he will present a list of ‘asks’ to TfL.

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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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Two Reasons to Cheer for St Helier Hospital

Local MP Tom Brake has today presented St Helier Hospital with ‘Thank you’ and ‘Happy Birthday’ cards to express the community’s gratitude for the vital role that the hospital and its staff play.

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Tories Deprive Students of Critical SEND Funding

The Conservatives have wilfully slashed Sutton’s budget for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) by £8,607 per pupil since 2015, limiting the resources available to students most in need of extra help.

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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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Bus services leave much to be desired - Brake

After receiving over 1,000 - often critical - responses to his local bus survey, Tom Brake MP has requested a meeting with Transport for London (TfL) to discuss the results and present key 'asks' to TfL.

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