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Please note that Justin Tomlinson is not currently an MP, as Parliament has been dissolved until after the General Election

Justin Tomlinson MP

Swindon Advertiser Column - College Merger A Fantastic Opportunity

  I was very pleased to hear this week of the preliminary plans to merge Swindon College and New College. The colleges feel strongly that the merger presents a fantastic opportunity to create a more unified curriculum, one which harnesses the skills and expertise of the respective colleges. In turn this will drive up standards and improve outcomes for learners, employers and the wider community, by expanding skills training and raising standards. This announcement is another exciting devel...

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Justin Welcomes Deal To Make Vital Cystic Fibrosis Drugs Available For NHS Patients

      North Swindon MP, and Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work, Justin Tomlinson has welcomed news that vital Cystic Fibrosis drugs will now be available to patients on the NHS from next month.   The news comes after a deal was struck between drug manufacturers and NHS England, which the Health Secretary Matt Hancock described as ‘great value for money for the NHS’.   Up to 5,000 patients in England with Cystic Fibrosis will now have access to life-extending d...

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Swindon Advertiser Column - Let's Back The Deal So We Can Start Focusing On The Other Priorities For Our Country

    This week has seen the Prime Minister doing what many initially said was impossible – he has negotiated a new deal which can get Brexit done by the 31st October deadline.   Where we are currently bound by EU rules, this deal will ensure that we regain control over a large number of areas, such as product standards, fishing rules and farming subsidies. Brussels will also no longer determine our VAT rules and other tax laws, and our courts will be the highest authority in the land, ...

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Justin Visits Haydon Wick Primary School For A Special Assembly

    Pupils at Haydon Wick Primary School got a politics lesson after North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson paid the school a visit.   Justin gave pupils an interactive lesson in how a Bill passes through Parliament to help them understand how parliamentary democracy works in the UK.   After selecting a Queen and a Clerk of the House, the pupils were split into members of the House of Lords and members of the House of Commons. Having selected a Bill to increase the amount of sport in school...

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Justin Visits The Entertainer To Learn About Its Autism Hour Initiative

     North Swindon MP and Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Justin Tomlinson has praised a new initiative to improve the shopping experience for people with autism.   The Entertainer toy retailer holds an autism hour every Saturday between 9-10am in all its stores across the country to help create a calm environment for children who can find crowds and loud noises distressing.   Justin visited the Swindon branch of The Entertainer to see for himself, and to see how the st...

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Swindon MP Welcomes Government Investment In Technical Training

     The Government has announced a series of measures to help make sure the country can continue to build the skilled workforce it needs for the future and improve productivity – news which has been welcomed by North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson.   Among plans announced by Education Secretary Gavin Williamson, was a £120 million investment to enable every region in England to establish a high-quality Institute of Technology.   Institutes of Technology are unique collaborations betw...

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Justin Welcomes Health Infrastructure Plans

    A new strategic approach which aims to improve hospitals and health infrastructure has been announced by the Government, news which has been welcomed by North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson.   The Health Secretary Matt Hancock this week announced the launch of the Health Infrastructure Plan, which aims to help critical health infrastructure and enable the NHS to provide better quality of care for patients.   Forming the biggest public investment in hospital infrastructure in a generat...

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GP Update - 9 October

    It has been announced that Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to take on two of the affected practices - Abbey Meads Medical Group and Moredon Medical Centre. It is hoped that the handover process will be completed by November.   Please see below the briefing I have received from Swindon CCG:     Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to take on two Swindon GP practices Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will take on the provision of services at tw...

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