MP pledges to tackle prostate cancer inequalities in Carshalton & Wallington

MP for Carshalton and Wallington, Tom Brake, has pledged to support Prostate Cancer UK in its drive to eradicate the injustices faced by men with and at risk of prostate cancer in Carshalton & Wallington.


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School girls back Freedom to Choose.

With around 1 in 4 cases of forced marriage located in London. Carshalton High School for Girls have given their support to the Freedom charity – who help give young people the tools and confidence to help others who they may suspect of going through these difficult situations.


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Carshalton and Wallington MP backs Citizens Advice campaign

Local MP Tom Brake is backing Citizen’s Advice’s new ‘Advice for the Future’ campaign which aims to highlight the importance of free, impartial advice and get 100,000 people pledging their support.


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Tom Brake MP backs 20mph speed limit

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington added his voice to the GO 20 campaign to make 20mph the default urban speed limit – to bring about safe, active, happy communities.

Mr Brake joins eight in 10 people (78%) across the UK who believe 20mph should be the norm around schools, on residential streets, and in village, town and city centres, as revealed by a survey carried out by Brake - the road safety charity - and Allianz Insurance.


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Jobs on the rise in London – Tom Brake MP

Official figures released last week showed that in just three months, unemployment in London dropped by a remarkable 7.5%. This is a trend that shows no sign of stopping.



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MP Brake visits St Helier Children’s Cystic Fibrosis Unit

Tom Brake MP joined national charity the Cystic Fibrosis Trust to celebrate the work of the paediatric Cystic Fibrosis Unit, headed up by Dr Ritu Handa.


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“Darker side to Brazil”

Millions of people worldwide will be preparing to join in with the celebrations of the world’s biggest football tournament this week. However, behind the excitement and the multi-million pound stadiums, there is a darker side to life in Brazil.


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Sutton Cares

In celebration of Carers Week 2014, local organisations and residents are raising awareness of services available for those who selflessly give their time and energy to help those closest to them. 


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Queen’s speech to have huge local impact

The Queen’s speech today outlined the Government’s plans for its final year, ahead of the General Election next spring – putting child care, pensions and housing at the top of its agenda.

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New hope for commuters?

Carshalton and Wallington MP, Tom Brake sees light at the end of the tunnel for local commuters as a new seven year rail contract has been allocated to Govia Thameslink, starting from this September.


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