MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

North Swindon MP Visits The Big House Theatre Company To See Their Work To Support Care Leavers

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has visited The Big House Theatre Company to see the work it does with care leavers.As the Minister responsible for care leavers, Justin was keen to see the work being done with care leavers who are at risk of social exclusion, offering the chance to help them learn valuable skills and unleash their potential.Through The Big House programme, the company aims to facilitate personal growth and inspire creativity among care leavers. The programme includes Life S...

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Local MP Celebrates Success Of Annual Summer Reading Challenge

Local MP and avid reader, Justin Tomlinson has celebrated the success of this year's Summer Reading Challenge in Swindon.Justin was asked to present prizes to prolific readers from schools in Swindon as part of the Summer Reading Challenge from this year, at an event at North Swindon Library at the Orbital Shopping Park.The North Swindon MP launches the Summer Reading Challenge every year in Parliament and was thrilled to see more children than ever before sign up to read for fun throughout th...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Visits UK Research & Innovation To Mark Parliament Week

Justin Tomlinson MP has joined staff from UK Research and Innovation to mark Parliament Week.Parliament Week is an annual festival that encourages people from across the UK to meet & engage with MPs in order to learn more about their role and the democratic process as a whole.As part of Parliament Week, Justin has hosted a series of events across the constituency with a range groups to discuss his work both locally & in Westminster. This included meeting with staff from UK Research ...

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North Swindon MP Welcomes New Employment Figures

North Swindon MP and Work & Pensions Minister, Justin Tomlinson, has welcomed new that the number of people in employment has increased again according to the latest Office of National Statistics monthly report.The number of people in work stands at 32.41 million, up 350,000 on the same period a year earlier. The number of people in full-time jobs continues to rise with 416,000 more people working full-time than last year, while at the same time the number of people in part-time work decli...

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Justin Asks Residents To Donate Gifts To His Annual Christmas Appeal

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson will be supporting Swindon Women’s Aid for his annual Christmas Gift Appeal.Each year Justin chooses an organisation and asks people to donate Christmas Gifts to them – using his office as a collection point. In the past he has organised gift collections for children in care and elderly people at risk of loneliness and isolation.This year he has teamed up Swindon Women’s Aid and its Christmas Appeal, and is asking people to donate gifts to women and childr...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Opens State Of The Art Recycling Technologies Facility

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson was delighted to officially open Recycling Technologies’ new headquarters on the South Marston Industrial Estate.Recycling Technologies, which Justin opened in 2013, has engineered a machine to take plastic waste which cannot currently be recycled and turn it into a valuable hydrocarbon product called Plaxx. In turn this can benefit the environment by enhancing the recyclability of plastic, installing recycling capacity- with the ultimate aim of a 90% plastic ...

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Local MP Hosts Regular Meeting With Swindon Climate Action Network

Climate change, emerging technological innovations, investment and future planning developments in Swindon were on the agenda as North Swindon MP, Justin Tomlinson, sat down for a meeting with the Swindon Climate Action Network (SCAN).SCAN is a local independent group that promote issues around the environment, which extends to; biodiversity, recycling, climate change and sustainability. In addition, they organise events and campaign on specific policy changes from Swindon Borough Council, centr...

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North Swindon MP Welcomes News Town Will Receive More Than £1 Million To Repair Damaged Roads

Swindon is set to receive more than £1 million to repair damaged roads, news which has been welcomed by local MP Justin Tomlinson.During last month’s Budget the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, announced a £420 million investment to repair potholes blighting UK roads – of which Swindon will receive £1.24 million.Next year the South West will receive £161 million from the Local Highways Maintenance and Integrated Transport Block funds, which will be used to ensure that roads are repaired and m...

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