MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Debt Awareness Day

Swindon's MPs have launched a campaign to help people cope with debts this Christmas.Robert Buckland and Justin Tomlinson invited leading experts to a seminar on Friday to highlight advice available to residents facing financial difficulties.They are also highlighting ‘top tips’ for dealing with debt at a time of year when people often overspend and worry about money.MPs are not allowed to give financial advice, but many residents have approached Mr Buckland and Mr Tomlinson so t...

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Swindon School Sports Partnership Visits Parliament

Representatives of the Swindon School Sports Partnerships VisitJustin Tomlinson MP & Robert Buckland MPToday representatives of the Swindon School Sports Partnerships visited Parliament to discuss their long-term future with Justin Tomlinson MP & Robert Buckland MP. Justin Tomlinson MP, "I was delighted to welcome the representatives to Swindon where they were once again able to set out their positive and constructive case for securing the long-term future of the School Sports ...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week in Parliament has been a hive of activity ahead of the vote on the proposed changes for tuition fees. I have put a lot of consideration into this crucial vote, as this has been an issue I have been interested in since my own university days when I attended the National Union of Students conferences.I am instinctively against tuition fees, so having met with the NUS President, representatives of Universities, students from Swindon and - unlike most MPs - a number of students during the ...

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Justin Tomlinson Meets Martin Lewis, MoneySavingExpert.com

Justin Tomlinson MP has met with Martin Lewis - moneysavingexpert.com again to discuss plans to create an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Finanical Education for Young People.The launch date for the APPG is January 31st 2011.The aim of the APPG is:To provide a medium through which MPs, Peers and organisations with an interest in financial education, can discuss the current provision on financial education in schools; ensure young people are equipped to make informed financial decisions;...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Ankylosing Spondylitis Parliamentary Event

Dominic McNamara, NASS Swindon branch, Robert Buckland MP, Jane Skerrett, Director of NASS,Justin Tomlinson MP, Hedley Hamilton, Chairman of the NASS trustees. It was a bitingly cold day with a sharp wind but there was indeed a warm welcome at Dining Room A in the House of Commons for everyone attending the very first NASS reception for our members and supporters, all of whom had battled through the uncertain weather conditions to be there on teh day. The event was hosted by the MP Andrew G...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

Proposed changes to the School Sports Partnership (SSP) have featured heavily in the national media this week. SSPs have helped co-ordinate sporting activity and opportunities, something for which I am a passionate supporter as I firmly support the positive role that sport can play in encouraging a healthy and active lifestyle, and improving behaviour, team work and crucially enjoyment.This week I spoke in the debate on this issue, as the Government was keen to remove the ring-fencing of the &po...

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Hop, Skip & Jump Westminster Reception

Justin Tomlinson MP & Liz Hurley at the Hop, Skip & Jump, Parliamentary ReceptionActress and model Elizabeth Hurley has given her backing to the development of a new centre for disabled children in Swindon.She joined guests in the House of Commons for a presentation about the Hop Skip and Jump charity’s planned development at Lydiard Park, which was given planning permission in January.The actress is the president of the charity, and appealed for people to donate so that the p...

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Justin Tomlinson MP & Thamesdown Launch New Route To Memory Lane

Justin Tomlinson MP & Paul Jenkins, Managing Director of Thamesdown TransportSwindon’s bus company, Thamesdown Transport, is urging people to take a journey down memory lane and win free unlimited transport on its town services for a year.Perhaps you found your soul mate as your eyes met across the aisle on the number 11, you took a telephone call on the number 17 that changed your life, or you just have happy memories of school journeys and frantically finishing your homework as the b...

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