Level Playing Field for Energy Generation Technologies is a Must - Brake

Last week, Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake joined cross-party MPs to question the Government on solar power and creating the conditions in which it can compete fairly with other energy generation technologies.


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Conservative No-Deal Plan Puts National Security At Risk

A leaked document has revealed that a No-Deal Brexit poses a major risk to public safety. 


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MPs Split and Sprint to Independent Group

Eight Labour and three Tory MPs have now broken away from their parties, to join a new Independent Group, out of frustration with the utter disarray in both the Labour and the Conservative parties over Brexit. 


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Brake Continues the Fight for St Helier as Brexit Hits Hospital Staff Numbers

Thanks in part to the Government’s embarrassing Brexit mess, there are now 300 nursing vacancies in Epsom and St Helier hospitals, limiting the quality of care available to local residents.


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Brake - Profit and Work Capability Assessments Don’t Mix

Last week, Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake called out the Department of Work and Pensions for hiring private contractors, with poor reputations and little commitment to the public, to conduct work capability assessments for people seeking Employment and Support Allowance (ESA).


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Brake Shows the Love for a Greener Future

Tom Brake MP joined thousands of people in the UK proudly wearing green hearts as part of The Climate Coalition's 'Show The Love' campaign which celebrates the people, places and lives that need immediate protection from climate change.


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Seaborne Freight Contract Hits Rock Bottom

The Government’s £13.8 million contract with Seaborne Freight to provide ferry services from the port of Ramsgate to Ostend has now been scrapped after Arklow Shipping withdrew its backing for the ferry company.


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Energy Price ‘Caps’ Fail to Stop Rise in Energy Prices

Ofgem, the government regulator for gas and electricity markets in Great Britain, recently announced that default and prepayment price caps for energy costs will rise in April.


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Dinosaur MP Must be Brought to Heel

Liberal Democrat MP Wera Hobhouse secured assurances during her Urgent Question for the Minister for Women and Equalities earlier this week that a female genital mutilation (FGM) Bill will be introduced.

The new bill would remove thousands of at-risk girls from dangerous homes, as the current law does not consider the risk of FGM a good-enough reason for a temporary care order.


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Morden Hall Park Encourages Generations of Green Thumbs

Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake recently visited a National Trust project in Morden Hall Park teaching young people about conservation.


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