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Tom Brake

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Tom Brake was the Liberal Democrats candidate in Carshalton and Wallington in the UK Parliament elections . They got 20,193 votes. Our volunteers have been adding information on Tom Brake - here's everything we know so far!

Contact information

Facebook
Personal profile: https://www.facebook.com/tbrake
Public page: https://www.facebook.com/brake
Home page
http://www.tombrake.co.uk/
The party's candidate page for this person
http://www.libdems.org.uk/tom_brake
Email
info@tombrake.co.uk

Party manifesto

Tom Brake was the Liberal Democrats candidate. Find out more about their policies in the Liberal Democrats manifesto.

Statement to voters

Tom was born in Leicestershire and from the age of eight, lived with his family in France, attending the Lycee International. Upon returning to England, Tom attended Imperial College, London where he gained a BSc (Hons) degree in Physics.

Tom was actively involved in human rights issues as a student. In 1988 he became a Liberal Democrat Councillor in the London Borough of Hackney before moving to Carshalton in 1990. Tom was elected as a Sutton Councillor in 1994.

As an MP, Tom has led the ‘Save our St Helier’ campaign. So far he has raised over 12,000 signatures on his petition to prevent the closure of the Maternity Unit and A&E service at St Helier. He has also announced that 460 of the poorest two-year-olds in Sutton would benefit from 15 hours free childcare a week. This was an additional investment of nearly £1.5m for the Sutton area.

This statement was added by Tom Brake, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.

Wikipedia

Thomas Anthony Brake is a British Liberal Democrat politician. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Carshalton and Wallington in London from 1997 to 2019.

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Record in office

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Biographical summary

Born: 1962-05-06
School: Lycée International School
Undergraduate degree: Physics, Imperial College London
Previous job: Computer software consultant / Councillor

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Local hustings

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(Past event) Thursday 28 November 2019 20:00: Hustings, All Saints Church Carshalton SM5 3PD.

Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2019: The UK Parliament elections, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Carshalton and Wallington
  • 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Carshalton and Wallington
  • 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Carshalton and Wallington
  • 2010: The UK Parliament elections, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Carshalton and Wallington

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