Tom Brake

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Tom Brake: Lib Dems will not support election vote

Tom Brake: Lib Dems will not support election vote

The Liberal Democrats will not support any vote for a general election, should Boris Johnson request a snap poll when Parliament resumes.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tom Brake: Boris Johnson plans to ‘crash’ out of EU

Tom Brake: Boris Johnson plans to ‘crash’ out of EU

The Lib Dem MP has called Boris Johnson’s backstop proposals 'so vague as to be embarrassing'.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019

Tom Brake: ‘More potential’ for Clarke or Harman leadership

Tom Brake: ‘More potential’ for Clarke or Harman leadership

The Liberal Democrat said Jeremy Corbyn will not be able to secure enough support to lead an emergency government.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Tom Brake: MPs are ‘treading water’ over Brexit

Tom Brake: MPs 'treading water' over Brexit

Tom Brake: MPs 'treading water' over Brexit

The Liberal Democrats’ Brexit spokesman has said that MPs are “treading water” on the issue of Brexit as the UK’s original date of departure passed last week.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

Brexit

Julia and Tom Brake clash over Brexit terminology

Julia and Tom Brake clash over Brexit terminology

The breakfast show host refused to let the politician describe a no-deal Brexit as "crashing out" of the EU.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

Transport secretary branded ‘Failing Grayling’ over Brexit ferry contracts

Transport secretary branded ‘Failing Grayling’ over Brexit ferry contracts

Transport secretary branded ‘Failing Grayling’ over Brexit ferry contracts

The Liberal Democrat Brexit spokesman has nicknamed the transport secretary “Failing Grayling”, after his no-deal Brexit ferry contracts cost taxpayers £33million.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Mark Sedwill

EXCLUSIVE: Top civil servant called upon to probe Conservative Brexit compromise meetings

EXCL: Top civil servant called upon to probe Tory Brexit compromise meetings

Britain’s top civil servant has been called upon to investigate the use of impartial officials by a group of Tory MPs preparing a new Brexit plan for Theresa May. 

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Tom Brake MP: Government support of ‘alternative arrangements’ for backstop is ‘bizarre’

Tom Brake MP: Government support of ‘alternative arrangements’ for backstop is ‘bizarre’

Tom Brake MP: May's support of ‘alternative arrangements’ amendment is ‘bizarre'

Tom Brake, Liberal Democrat Brexit spokesman has described the Government support for the Brady amendment as “bizarre”.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Tom Brake MP: 'Remain must be an option in a second referendum'

Tom Brake MP: 'Remain must be an option in a second referendum'

Tom Brake MP: 'Remain must be an option in a second referendum'

Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake is fighting for a second referendum, and says Remain must be on the ballot if one were held

Monday, January 7, 2019

Monday, January 7, 2019

Theresa May

Tom Brake: 'Very clear' that politicians concentrated on 'their Christmas dinners' - not Brexit

Tom Brake: Politicians concentrated on 'their Christmas dinners' - not Brexit

The Liberal Democrat Brexit spokesman accused politicians across Europe of "concentrating on their Christmas dinners" rather than Brexit.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

A no deal situation would lead to ‘parliamentary revolt’, says Tom Brake

A no deal situation would lead to ‘parliamentary revolt’, says Tom Brake

A no deal situation would lead to ‘parliamentary revolt’, says Tom Brake

Liberal Democrat spokesman for international affairs Tom Brake says the prospect of a no deal Brexit could unite Remainers across all parties

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

Brexit: 'People like Boris Johnson and Michael Gove will have to concede the UK needs to pay something,' says Tom Brake MP

Brexit: 'People like Boris Johnson and Michael Gove will have to concede the UK needs to pay something,' says Tom Brake MP

'People like Boris Johnson, Michael Gove will have to concede UK owes something'

Tom Brake, the MP for Carshalton and Wallington, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the reported rise in the offer of money to the EU

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Tom Brake came under fire from Julia on her show this morning

Brexit: Julia tells Remainer Tom Brake 'you want to have your cake and eat it'

Julia tells Remainer Tom Brake 'you want to have your cake and eat it'

Brake says he has deep concerns about the 'Henry VIII powers' implicit in the Great Repeal Bill

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

'Many people will become homeless if we don't reinstate housing benefit for young people', says Lib Dems

Lib Dem manifesto: Candidate says housing benefit is vital to avoid homelessness crisis

Lib Dem manifesto: Candidate says housing benefit vital to avoid homeless crisis

Liberal Democrat candidate Tom Brake tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the government has an unrealistic expectation that all 18-21 year olds can live at home

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

'Labour can't oppose a general election because then they would be endorsing the Government', says MP Tom Brake

Labour can't oppose a general election because they'd be endorsing the Government, says Lib Dem MP Tom Brake

'If Labour opposed a general election they would be endorsing the Government'

Political editor Andrew Woodcock says elections would become a second referendum

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

'I haven't experienced anything like this in thirty years' - Tom Brake MP on the political scene post-Brexit

'I haven't experienced anything like this in thirty years' - Tom Brake MP on the political scene post-Brexit

'I haven't experienced anything like this in thirty years', says Tom Brake MP

The Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Carshalton and Wallington spoke with Paul Ross about British politics after Brexit