MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP & Martin Lewis Call For Compulsory Financial Education

Rachel Earle, Justin Tomlinson MP, Martin Lewis & Archna Luthra after discussing financial education Article from Martin Lewis - MoneySavingExpert.com blog:Bingo! There’s a politician out there as obsessed with getting financial education in schools as I am. After noticing he’d been asking questions in the commons about it last week, I met up with Justin Tomlinson, one of the new intake of MPs.The meeting was buzzing from the get go. Very quickly we realised we were singing ...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports UK's First Ever Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Justin Tomlinson MP listened to the concerns of women with secondary breast cancer on the first ever awareness day to mark the condition, Wednesday 13 October.Breast Cancer Care held the UK’s first Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day which included a meeting at Westminster between women with the condition and MPs. Justin Tomlinson MP attended the meeting to talk to the women about what it is like to live with secondary breast cancer.Andy Burnham MP and Annette Brooke MP both spoke at the...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Show Racism The Red Card

Ex-Fulham and West Ham striker, Leroy Rosenior.Justin Tomlinson MP.Former professional footballer and manager, Dave Bassett.Former West Ham striker and Deputy Chief Executive of the Professional Footballers Association, Bobby Barnes. Today Justin Tomlinson MP joined ex-professional footballers, representatives from the Professional Footballers Association and members of the Show Racism the Red Card campaign to give his support to the charity’s bid to become The Football Asso...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week we saw the Comprehensive Spending Review, where the Chancellor has set out a clear timetable to stabilise the economy. Whoever had won the General Election, difficult - in fact very difficult – decisions would have to have been taken for Britain to step back from the brink.Failure to act simply wasn’t an option. We need to confront the bills from a decade of debt and start to rebuild, putting our public services and the welfare state on a sustainable footing – for the...

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Call For High Speed Rail Link

Swindon's top politicians yesterday called on the Government to electrify the Great Western rail line and slash journey times to London.Rod Bluh, leader of Swindon Borough Council, launched a campaign in Parliament in support of the electrification of the Great Western main line, alongside Swindon’s MPs Conservative Robert Buckland and Justin Tomlinson.They say the Tory-Lib Dem coalition must honour the previous Labour government’s plans, announced last year, to electrify the lin...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Speaks In The Anti-Slavery Debate

Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker, for giving me the opportunity to speak in this crucial debate. It is a credit to the decision to introduce Back-Bench business, and my hon. Friend Mr Bone opened it with great distinction.I share the concern that there are no robust estimates for the number of victims of trafficking in the UK. Having the figures for victims of trafficking is fundamental to raising awareness of the issue and ensuring that human trafficking is given due attention by local police force...

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Nationwide Building Society Launches New Volunteers Scheme

Local Building Society Nationwide wants to hear from local charities and volunteer groups that need supportSwindon-based Nationwide Building Society has today launched a new employee volunteering programme - Nationwide Volunteers - which offers employees two days paid leave per year to dedicate to volunteering activities.   Swindon local MPs, Justin Tomlinson and Rob Buckland along with Edie Fassnidge, from Volunteering England, attended the launch which took place at the organisation&...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week I met representatives from the British Heart Foundation, a charity I’ve supported for many years.  My own family has a history of heart disease, with my father, uncle and grandfather all dying at a relatively young age following heart attacks.  I am determined to help make a difference on this issue, and will be focusing on a number of areas.Firstly, in schools, much more can be done.  As part of the National Curriculum I would like to see Emergency Life Saving (EL...

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