Brake Confronts Hidden Homelessness in Sutton

Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake visited Sutton Community Works’ pilot winter homeless shelter to learn about the 31-day pilot exploring hidden homelessness in the borough.

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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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You Wait Ages for a Response and then a 1,000 Responses to the Bus Survey Turn Up at Once!

Following the launch of his bus survey on 27th February, Tom Brake MP’s Bus Survey has generated massive interest, with nearly 1,000 local residents in Carshalton & Wallington responding with their views on local bus services.

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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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Visit My Mosque - Brake Joins Other Local Residents to Learn More

Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake took part in Visit My Mosque Day by visiting the Muslim Cultural Welfare Association of Sutton (MCWAS) at Wentworth Hall last Saturday. MCWAS provides daily prayers, schooling, wedding ceremonies, workshops, charity services and more for the Muslim community of Sutton.

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Brake Backs Sutton’s New LGBTQ+ Forum

Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake attended the launch of the new Sutton LGBTQ+ Forum last week to give his support for the organisation as LGBT History Month drew to a close.

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Brake Launches Bus Survey

Local MP Tom Brake has launched a survey for residents in Carshalton & Wallington to share their thoughts on bus services in the borough.

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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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Lib Dems Demand Job-Destroying Government Roll Out Brexit Support Fund

The Liberal Democrats are demanding that a £7.5 billion emergency fund is set aside to assist the estimated 750,000 people who will become jobless in the case of a No-Deal, the Government’s deal, and those who have lost their jobs already due to Brexit uncertainty.

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