tom brake mp 14Responding to the news that the owners of the Southern rail have been fined £13.4m for poor performance, Liberal Democrat MP for Carshalton and Wallington Tom Brake said:

Keys apartment rental scam real estate agent 1The proportion of private renters who said affordability was the main barrier increased from 56% in 2008-09 to 70% in 2015-16
3 in a 100 people now languish on a waiting list for a council house for 10 years or more
258,000 people now live in overcrowded accommodation

Vince Cable 2The Liberal Democrats have broadly welcomed the recommendations of the Matthew Taylor Review, but warned that the government's Brexit plans pose a threat to workers' rights and jobs.