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Biography

Rt Hon Tom Brake

Constituency
Carshalton and Wallington

Introduction

Rt Hon Tom Brake was born Thomas Anthony Brake on 06 May 1962 in Melton Mowbray, England and is the Liberal Democrat MP for Carshalton and Wallington.

Rt Hon Tom Brake ceased to be a member of the House of Commons on 03 May 2017 (general election).

Posts

In the past, Tom Brake has held the position of Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (2014 to 2015), Parliamentary Secretary and Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (2012 to 2015) in government.

He was Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs) (2015 to 2017), Liberal Democrat Chief Whip (2015 to 2017), Liberal Democrat Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (2015 to 2017), Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (2008 to 2010), Shadow Minister (Olympics and London) (2007 to 2010), Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (2006 to 2007), Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (2005 to 2006), Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (2001 to 2005), Opposition Whip (Commons) (2000 to 2004), Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (1999 to 2001), Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1997 to 1999) in opposition.

Interests

Tom Brake has the following specific interests :
Politics - Environment, transport, sport, international development, home affairs
Countries - Australia, France, Portugal, Russia