Tom Brake

MP, Carshalton and Wallington

Carshalton and Wallington Liberal Democrat

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How Tom Brake voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Tom Brake hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented: Backbench Business — Christmas Adjournment 18 Dec 2014

    It is a pleasure to respond, for what will be the last time in this Parliament, to the pre-recess Adjournment debate. Earlier, we heard that the hon. Member for Rhondda (Chris Bryant), who has previously taken this debate, referred to Members who contributed to the debate as characters from different TV series. I would, perhaps, liken those sitting here today to characters we would all...
  • Bill Presented: Backbench Business — Christmas Adjournment 18 Dec 2014

    As I understand it, the situation will then be monitored to ensure that that happens. The hon. Member for Southend West also referred to his own personal contribution to the work done by maternity wards, in that he has five children. I congratulate him on that. He mentioned the mental health manifesto. He also talked about the all-party parliamentary hepatology group. He started that point...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Leader of the House: Written Answers 4 Dec 2014

    The Office of the Leader of the House of Commons provides guidance to all Departments on the practice of answering parliamentary questions. The guidance advises Departments that Members should receive a substantive response to their named day question on the date specified and should endeavour to answer ordinary written questions within a working week of being tabled.

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Liberal Democrat MP for Carshalton and Wallington

Entered 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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committee of Selection
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)
  • The Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Home Affairs Minister; Shadow Minister of London and the Olympics (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson for London, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (4 Mar 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (15 Nov 2007 to 22 Nov 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (London and the Olympics), Culture, Media & Sport (5 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Department for Communities and Local Government (2 Aug 2006 to 6 Mar 2008)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (And Scotland), Transport (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Other Whip (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, International Development (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below 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 83.63% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 754 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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