Tom Brake

MP, Carshalton and Wallington

Carshalton and Wallington Liberal Democrat

A selection of Tom Brake's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details

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Tom Brake never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: English Votes on English Laws 2 Jul 2015

    As devolution to the nations continues apace, we need to find a solution to the English question. The Liberal Democrats remain of the view that a constitutional convention must be part of that solution. The Leader of the House has proposed a novel process, but will he confirm that he will engage with all the parties over the next few weeks and will not proceed with these changes to Standing...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Davies Commission Report 1 Jul 2015

    Today, on what promises to be the hottest day of the year, many of my constituents will be enjoying their gardens. Will the Secretary of State confirm, no ifs, no buts, that they will be able to continue to enjoy that amenity in years to come and that their lives will not be blighted by increased noise and reduced air quality as a result of any decisions that he will make later on this year?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Tunisia, and European Council 29 Jun 2015

    On behalf of the Liberal Democrats, I echo the condolences and heartfelt sympathy that have been expressed by others in this debate about the outrage. Given the possible link between the Tunisian terrorists and Salafist ideology, will the Prime Minister commission and publish a report, similar to that on the Muslim Brotherhood, on the role of Salafist teachings in fuelling support for violent...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Carshalton and Wallington

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Transport
  • Local Government and the Regions
  • International Development
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • London Underground
  • Departmental Pay
  • Railways
  • Iraq
  • Airwave Service

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee of Selection (5 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (4 Nov 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • The Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (6 Sep 2012 to 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (1 Jul 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (3 Mar 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Olympics and London) (5 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (2 Aug 2006 to 20 Dec 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (10 May 2005 to 2 Aug 2006)
  • Member, Transport Committee (22 Jul 2002 to 10 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Accomodation & Works Committee (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2003)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1 Jan 2001 to 10 May 2005)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jan 2000 to 1 Jul 2004)
  • Member, Transport Sub-committee (1 Jan 1999 to 1 Jan 2000)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (1 Jan 1999 to 1 Jan 2001)
  • Member, Environment Sub-committee (15 Jul 1997 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jan 1997 to 1 Jan 1999)

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  • Has spoken in 46 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 43.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 20 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 96 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Tom Brake’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 787 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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