MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

North Swindon MP Welcomes Ferndale School Student Council To Parliament

Justin Tomlinson MP has welcomed the Student Council from Ferndale School to Westminster to help them learn more about his role as their MP and how Parliament works. The North Swindon MP regularly visits all of the schools across the constituency, conducting enjoyable & interactive assemblies where students get the opportunity to pass their own School Parliamentary Bill.During the visit, pupils from the successful Student Council enjoyed a tour of both the House of Commons & House o...

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Swindon Advertiser Column: The Courage & Humility Of Those Who Fought On D Day Should Be A Lesson To Us All

Yesterday marked the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the largest seaborne invasion in history which saw allied forces land in Normandy to begin the liberation of Europe from the Nazis.It was an operation on an unprecedented scale: 18,000 airborne soldiers, 7,000 naval vessels, 137,000 ground troops – not to mention the tireless work of the French resistance in the lead up to D-Day. Just five days later, 326,000 troops, 50,000 vehicles and some 100,000 tons of equipment had arrived on French land. S...

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Justin Hosts Financial Planning Event Alongside Swindon Down’s Syndrome Group

Members of the Swindon Down’s Syndrome Group met at Justin Tomlinson MP’s community office for a financial planning information event.Advisors from St James Wealth Management met with parents of children with Down’s Syndrome to discuss long term financial planning to ensure a stable future for their children.After a brief discussion about wills and trusts, parents had the opportunity to talk to advisors and discuss future financial planning – helping them make informed decisions about ho...

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North Swindon MP Opens Up Community Office To New Local SEN Support Group

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson opened up his constituency office to families of children with special education needs and disabilities (SEND) as they attended a support meeting.The event was organised by Swindon SEND Families Voice, as part of its Branches Support Group, and saw families of SEND children come together, share experiences and support each other.The session also had speakers and representatives from various local organisations, such as Hop, Skip & Jump; and SENCO – who wer...

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Justin Congratulates Swindon Parkinson's UK Group On Queen's Award

A local charity has been commended by Her Majesty The Queen for its work supporting people in Swindon affected by Parkinson’s Disease – news which has been welcomed by North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson.The Swindon and District branch of Parkinson’s UK has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in recognition for its work helping people affected by Parkinson’s Disease stay physically, socially and mentally active. The award is equal to an MBE and awarded to groups who have...

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Swindon Advertiser Column: We Need To Restore Trust In Our Politics

We should have left the EU on March 29th and the electorate made their frustration & anger at this failure very clear in last week’s European elections. It was a dreadful night for both the Government and Labour, there is no escaping this.As MPs we have been unable to break the deadlock, with seemingly everyone advocating compromise with the exception of their own position.  As a minority Government we needed support from Opposition MPs, but we were never able to secure sufficient suppor...

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GP Hub Update - 29 May

Since IMH's involvement with our local surgeries I have relentlessly raised concerns on behalf of local residents to senior clinicians, the CCG & the CQC.Today the CCG have issued the following statement:******STATEMENT FROM SWINDON NHS CCGFollowing lengthy discussions, and in light of ongoing challenges, Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group can confirm that Integral Medical Holdings (IMH) will withdraw from its operations in Swindon.Since September 2018, the IMH Group had been working in pa...

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Justin Welcomes Major Investment To Modernise The Rail Network

North Swindon MP, Justin Tomlinson has welcomed works by Network Rail to upgrade the Great Western Main Line, which covers Swindon and the surrounding area.Since the year 2000, the number of rail passengers has doubled in the UK and yet much of the railway infrastructure from tracks and signals, to stations and bridges on the Great Western Mainline from London to Bristol and on to Penzance have remained largely unchanged since being built in the 19th century. The Government is correcting this by...

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