MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

Anxious eyes have been on the USA as they came to the brink of defaulting on their own deficit, which would have had untold consequences for the world economy. The deal agreed at the last minute is welcome news. It's important for all countries to tackle their deficits. The results of the action that Britain has taken are plain to see - despite having inherited one of the largest budget deficits, our long-term interest rates are among the lowest in Europe, which is essential for homeowners a...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

I made a promise at the last election that I would do my bit towards rebuilding public trust in politics and politicians, which was so damaged during the last Parliament. Since then, I’ve done a lot to deliver on that promise. I have sold my business, allowing me to focus solely on my role as the Member of Parliament. I have become the first Swindon MP to rank in the highest category for Parliamentary speaking, voting and questions. I publish details of all my meetings, events and visits.A...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Signs A Scale To Protect Our Seas

Justin Tomlinson MP is supporting The Wildlife Trusts’ Petition Fish campaign to protect our seas and the amazing wildlife it supports. He has shown their support by signing a scale on a Petition Fish at a launch event in the House of Commons.Justin Tomlinson MP said: “As an island nation, we have a strong connection to the sea and the thousands of plants and animals it sustains. A healthy and productive sea also provides us with oxygen to breathe and food to eat. The creation o...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Visits Coleshill - A Training Base For 'Churchill's Secret Army'

Tom Sykes, Coleshill Auxiliary Research Unit & Justin Tomlinson MPJustin Tomlinson MP visited the vital historical project that’s underway at Coleshill near Highworth, where some very exciting discoveries are being made.The area was used during the war as a training base for ‘Churchill’s Secret Army’. Ordinary civilians were taught sabotage tactics to be used in the event of a German invasion. They would melt back into their communities undercover, and then ...

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Penhill Carnival Launch

Justin Tomlinson MP Helping Launch The Penhill Carnival.Justin Tomlinson MP, "I was delighted to play a part in launching the Penhill Carnival.  The local community have worked exceptionally hard to organise the return of the Carnival following a 16 year abscence and it is clear that the plans have caught the imagaination of local residents!"For further information and pictures please visit:This Is Penhill Website: http://www.thisispe...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week the government made a series of very welcome announcements on education funding with the aim of making the system fairer and less bureaucratic. This is especially significant here in Swindon. Last night, the Borough Council was told that our local schools will need more than 40 new forms of entry by 2026 to cope with the forecast increase in population. The estimated cost of providing these extra places is £130m, so it’s vital that we get this right.One of the announcements...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

The phone-hacking scandal which has engulfed the media, the police and politics has now been the main focus of attention in Westminster for more than two weeks. It culminated in Wednesday’s statement by David Cameron and the emergency debate, which itself was overtaken by events as Rupert Murdoch announced he was pulling out of his bid to take control of BSkyB. The revelations about the behaviour of a small number of journalists at Mr Murdoch’s newspapers have been truly shocking. Ce...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Elected As Chair Of 'Global Education For All' APPG

Justin Tomlinson with Claudia Winkleman at the launch of the 'Send my Sister to School' campaignJustin Tomlinson MP has been elected as the Co-Chair of the 'Global Education For All' All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG).The APPG was set up to support efforts to achieve universal education.  In 2000 world leaders came together to pledge that every child would receive a full basic education by 2015.  We've made huge progress since then, but 67 million children are sti...

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