Thomas Anthony "Tom" Brake (born 6 May 1962) is a British Liberal Democrat politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Carshalton and Wallington in southwest London.
Brake was actively involved in human rights issues as a student. He was elected as a councillor in the London Borough of Hackney in 1988, leaving the council in 1990. In 1994 Brake was elected as a councillor in the London Borough of Sutton and sat on the council until 1998.
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