MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

The Future Of Library Provision, Westminster Speech

 The Future of Library Provision -Justin Tomlinson MP local parent Helen Smith & local author Neil Griffithsat the launch of the Swindon Summer Reading ChallengeThank you Mrs Main (Chairman) for presiding over my first Westminster Hall Debate. I am delighted to have been granted this crucial debate on the future of library provision, and I am grateful to the Minister for giving his time. He knows of my interest in this area, through his various visits to Swindon and I am pleased th...

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Small Business, Westminster Speech

Today I spoke in a debate on supporting small businesses, called for by Jeremy Lefroy MP.I was only afforded a short intervention, I focused on how banks claim they are investing in customer relationship managers to try and understand invidual business needs, yet the businesses I meet have real concerns about just how effective this is.My questions raised:'My hon. Friend has been making some excellent points, and I am sure that all of us will relate the various issues he has raised to our co...

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The Role Of Supporters In Football Governance, Westminster Speech

I was able to speak in the debate on the 'Role of football supporters in the governance of professional football clubs' called for by Steve Rotheram MP.The thrust of the debate was seeking for increasing the role of supporters in the running of their football clubs. (The main focus was on Liverpool and Manchester Utd, as the MP’s who organised the debate were supporters of these clubs).I was fortunate enough to be able to speak, no mean fete as this was an exceptiona...

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Justin Tomlinson Visits Westwire

Justin Tomlinson MP & Geoff Kennington, Chairman Westwire Harnessing LtdWestwire Harnessing Limited based at Headlands Trading Estate in Upper Stratton.  Westwire Harnessing Ltd manufacture Cable Looms, Coaxial Assemblies and Electrical Boxes for the Military, Marine, Aerospace and Mass Transit markets.  Using Tyco Electronics HarnWare CAD system they offer a comprehensive electrical harness design service. Justin Tomlinson MP, "I was extremely impress...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

My first Parliamentary recess as an MP has come to an end. The recess is the period where Parliament is not sitting and allows MP’s to focus their time on the constituency, something as a local resident I relish as it is essential to share and understand the local issues which need to be championed.I have had time to spend working in my constituency office, where we help and assist with a large number of individual resident’s casework or assisting with local campaigns such as the pro...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Visits Inner Flame Charity

Justin Tomlinson MP with staff from Inner FlameJustin Tomlinson MP today visited local charity 'Inner Flame'.Inner Flame’s vision is:"To inspire and support young people to live rich, happy and fulfilling lives, and to be excited about who they are"Fire Me Up!, is Inner Flame's flagship programme.  It is a residential course for people aged 14-19. Participants experience a unique opportunity for personal growth and development through:Challenging activities,...

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Justin Tomlinson Visits Thamesdown Buses

Justin Tomlinson MP with a brand new Thamesdown BusJustin Tomlinson today visited Thamesdown Buses to meet staff and discuss future plans for the local bus company with the Chief Executive Paul Jenkins.Justin Tomlinson, "As a local resident myself, I often use the local buses and therefore I was delighted to arrange this visit.  I was able to have a tour of the impressive bus depot, meet with staff and see the latest bus model.  With many recent changes to bus journey's I...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

As part of Conservative plans to see Council Tax frozen, the government is bringing forward a number of measures to help make this possible. Firstly, we have increased flexibility for councils by freeing up the ring-fencing of local authority budgets. As a first stage, we’re targeting £1.2 billion which will give councils the power and discretion to focus their resources on frontline services. It is essential that Swindon Council continues to review their priorities, which can n...

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