MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

Last week I was delighted to join my South Swindon colleague Robert Buckland MP and senior Councillors as part of an X-Factor style panel to judge presentations from young people on Swindon’s future. Teams from Swindon Academy, Warneford, Commonweal, Nova Hreod, Lydiard Park Academy and Ridgeway Schools all took part in the event as part of Local Democracy Week, and we were all exceptionally impressed with their ideas, insight and enthusiasm. Key areas highlighted for improvement included ...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Brushes Up On DIY Skills On A Visit To B&Q In Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP with the B&Q Swindon team in the 'How To' CentreJustin Tomlinson MP today heard about diversity in business at a visit to B&Q in Swindon. With three store business models operating across the chain, the Swindon ‘Extra’ store is at the larger end of B&Q’s ‘warehouses’, offering a variety of extra services.Nationally, B&Q are harnessing new technologies to reach customers, using QR codes, scannable by smart phone, on leaflet...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Visits Intel In Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP with (L to R) Peter Gibson (Intel, Global Public Policy), Tristan Wilkinson(Intel, Sales and Marketing), Danny Arati (Intel, Corporate Affairs Group),Graham MacDonald (Intel Global Public Policy)Justin Tomlinson MP today visited Intel’s Swindon base to meet with their public policy team. The team presented a broad overview of the structure of Intel as an organisation, its markets and its products. The meeting was a fantastic opportunity to discuss the key role of t...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Speaks At Business Breakfast

Justin Tomlinson speaking at a business event earlier in the yearJustin Tomlinson MP joined his South Swindon colleague Robert Buckland MP at a business breakfast organised by local businessmen.  Held at the Blunsdon House Hotel, the breakfast event was a great opportunity for a wide range of local businesses to raise concerns with their MPs and discuss ideas as to what would help their businesses grow.Discussion centred around business rates on empty property but also touched on aspec...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Hears Breast Cancer Voices On Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Justin Tomlinson MP with Liz Carroll, Director of Policy and Research at Breast Cancer Care at the Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness EventJustin Tomlinson MP attended a Westminster reception to mark the UK’s second Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day and hear the concerns and experiences of women living with secondary breast cancer.Minister of State for Care Services Paul Burstow MP and Co-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer Annette Brooke MP both spoke ...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Challenges MPs At Chess in Schools Event

Justin Tomlinson MP with Garry Kasperov, former World Chess Champion at the chessin schools eventJustin Tomlinson MP revisited his days as school chess champion to take on today’s chess champions and other MPs at a parliamentary chess event organised by Rachel Reeves MP.  The event was in support of Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC), a charity that aims to get children in state and inner city schools playing chess and promote its educational and social benefits.CSC organise commu...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Modernisation of The Great Western

Justin Tomlinson MP surveys Network Rail plans to modernise the Great Western railwayNetwork Rail were today in Parliament to inform MPs about their plans to modernise and upgrade the Great Western rRailway over the next decade.  As MP for North Swindon, Justin Tomlinson attended to hear about the benefits these plans will have for Swindon.In a programme of 13 major projects, seeing an investment of £5bn, Swindon will directly benefit from five of them.  The redoubling of the Swi...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Takes The Pledge To Make A Difference

Justin Tomlinson MP takes the pledge at the CSV event in Westminster withPete Waterman and Rachel BurdenJustin Tomlinson, MP for North Swindon, is taking the pledge to encourage people throughout Swindon to give time to benefit the local community, after joining pop mogul Pete Waterman and BBC Radio Five Live presenter, Rachel Burden in the build up to CSV Make a Difference Day, the biggest single day of volunteering on Saturday 29 October 2011.Pete Waterman and Rachel Burden have given MPs acro...

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