Government to Introduce Free WiFi on Trains going through Sutton

The Liberal Democrats and the Coalition Government, last week, announced the great news that free Wi-Fi is set to be rolled out on rail services. Millions of pounds will be spent on faster Wi-Fi for commuter trains across England and Wales.

Photo Credit: Mark Hillary

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Carshalton and Wallington Schools Twice as Nice for Underprivileged and Disadvantaged Pupils

Two schools in Carshalton and Wallington have been celebrating, earlier this month, having won the Pupil Premium Award for their work in helping disadvantaged children. The award, created by the Lib Dems in government, has granted St Philomena’s Catholic School for Girls and Wallington County Grammar School £5,000 each.

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LGBT Sutton Forum Celebrates LGBT History Month

Tom Brake MP along with the LGBT Sutton Forum has this week, celebrated the beginning of LGBT History month. Tom joined a number of figures from the LGBT Community in Sutton to celebrate the hard work done to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia.

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Liberal Democrats Reveal 2015 Manifesto Front Page

The Liberal Democrats, earlier this month, launched the front page of their 2015 Manifesto for this year’s General Election. The launch outlined the Lib Dems five key priorities for the next five years.

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Tom Brake Announces Competition for 16-18 Year Old Girls for International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Tom Brake has announced a competition open to all girls in his constituency with the chance to win a tour around Westminster Palace.

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Tom Brake, joins forces with animal welfare charities to mark success of Hunting Act ten years on

Today, 18th February marks ten years since the Hunting Act 2004 came into force. This important legislation was introduced to stop hunting with dogs for sport due to the profound suffering caused by the prolonged chase and violent death. Ten years on, the Act has outperformed all other wild mammal legislation and is now the most successful piece of wild animal welfare legislation in England and Wales.

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Long-running Housing Development Saga Draws to a Close

At the end of last month, Tom Brake MP, along with local Lib Dem Councillor Amy Haldane, met with a representative from Bellway Homes on the Old Queen Mary’s Children’s Hospital site in Carshalton Beeches to discuss Bellway’s housing development.

Above: Cllr Amy Haldane (Left) and MP Tom Brake (Right) outside the building which will be let as a shop.

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Tom Brake and the British Heart Foundation Call to Protect Funding for Life-Saving Research

Tom Brake MP, earlier this month, attended a British Heart Foundation (BHF) event calling on the next government to guarantee the future of the science budget to protect life saving research.

Above: Tom with Emily Sullivan (8)

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Tom Brake MP campaigns against prostate cancer

Tom Brake, Carshalton and Wallington MP and long time advocate for male health awareness, is again showing his support for the campaign to raise awareness of prostate cancer.

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Tom Brake Urges Young Voters to ‘Bite the Ballot’

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington and Spokesperson for London, was one of the MPs who promoted National Voter Registration Day, by encouraging younger voters in his own constituency and across London to register to vote.

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