MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP Launches APPG

Justin Tomlinson MP with Martin Lewis - MoneySavingExpert.comJustin Tomlinson MP today launched an All-Party Parliamentary Group for Financial Education for Young People.At the launch event 171 MPs (cross-party) signed up, supported by 40+ organisations - making this the biggest APPG launch of the new Parliament.Justin Tomlinson MP, Chair of the APPG, comments:"Young people are entering an increasingly complex financial world of store cards, mobile phone tariffs, credit agreements and ...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

The growth figures released this week were obviously disappointing, but the Office for National Statistics has made it very clear that the fall in GDP – that’s the total value of Britain’s economy - was due largely to the terrible pre-Christmas weather.We have had the coldest December since records began in 1910 and this has clearly had a much bigger impact on the economy than anyone forecast. It's notable that sectors of the economy that are less affected by the poor weath...

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Justin Tomlinson MP, Meetings & Events 2010

Here is a list of the events / meetings in connection to Swindon which I have attended in 2010 since being elected as the MP for North Swindon.If you would like any information on any of these events / meetings please do not hesitate to contact me.For a full list of my Parliamentary speeches, written questions and votes please see: - Swindon Town Fo...

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Justin Tomlinson Supports Plans To Tackle Scam Letters

Justin Tomlinson MP today supported Caroline Nokes MP's (Conservative, Romsey) 10 Minute Rule Bill targeting unsolicited, mass-marketed letters to UK residents.Justin Tomlinson MP, "I was keen to support Caroline Nokes MP's excellent Private Members Bill, as we need to strengthen the law to protect local residents from these misleading and unsolicited cons.  It is estimated earn £3.5bn per year, which shows the staggering levels of scam ...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Hits Highest Average Across The Board

Justin Tomlinson MP is now rated as 'Well Above Average', the highest rating in all categories on They Work For, which monitors MP's activity in Parliament.The following areas are rated:Number of Parliamentary debates spoken inNumber of answers to written Parliamentary questionsNumber of votes cast in ParliamentThis is the first time an MP for the Swindon constituencies has secured the highest rating in all categories.Justin Tomlinson MP, "I am determined to be...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Calls For A National Insurance Scheme For Schools Trips

A national insurance scheme could be set up by the Government to help pay for all schools to take children on trips.Schools Minister Sarah Teather has promised to look at the plan.North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson said the high cost of minibus insurance for teachers limits the number of outings.During a debate on outdoor learning, he said: "If something could be done about that, it would make a considerable difference. It often costs more than £1,000, and is a particular barrier ...

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Modernising The NHS

Andrew Lansley MP, Secretary of State for Health, has published the Health and Social Care Bill 2011."Modernising the NHS is a necessity, not an option', he said. 'In order to meet rising need in the future, we need to make changes now. We need to take steps to improve health outcomes, bringing them up to the standards of the best international healthcare systems, and to bring down the NHS money spent on bureaucracy."And Andrew added, "This legislation will deliver changes...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Joins The All Party Parliamentary Beer Group

Justin Tomlinson MP has joined the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group, in addition to being a member of the 'Save The Pub' All-Party Parliamentary Group.The Group's objectives are to promote the wholesomeness and enjoyment of beer and the unique role of the pub in United Kingdom society, to increase understanding of the social, cultural and historic role of brewing and pubs in the United Kingdom and their value to tourism, to broaden recognition of the contribution of brewing and pub...

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