MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week saw the release of the latest unemployment figures for the three months to June 2011. The rise of 0.2% serves as a reminder of the terrible economic legacy we inherited and that the UK economy is not immune to the economic problems in Europe. Within these figures are an additional 15,000 young people out of work. Every single young person unable to get a job is a young person whose potential is not being realised, and this is a real tragedy. Under the last government, youth unemploymen...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Judges Students' Ideas For Swindon

 Justin Tomlinson MP with the winning team from Swindon CollegeJustin Tomlinson MP joined his South Swindon colleague Robert Buckland MP in judging the ideas young people have about how Swindon can be improved as part of an X-Factor style panel event. Organised by Swindon Borough Council as part of Local Democracy Week, the event at Nova Hreod School was a fantastic opportunity for local students to put forward their ideas about how Swindon can be improved to their elected representatives. ...

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Justin Tomlinson Celebrates Local Businesses In Countryside Alliance 'Rural Oscars'

Justin Tomlinson MP with Blunsdon Cllr Doreen Dart at the BlunsdonVillage ShopThe seventh annual Countryside Alliance Awards are now open to public nomination and Justin Tomlinson MP is urging the local community to go online and get nominating.The Countryside Alliance Awards, nicknamed the 'Rural Oscars', were bourne of a need to support and promote rural communities.  They celebrate people going the extra mile to ensure that rural Britain's food and farming industry, small bus...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Attends War Memorials Trust Project Launch

Justin Tomlinson MP at War Memorials Trust 'In Memoram 2014' Project event with twoChelsea PensionersJustin Tomlinson today joined members of both Houses at an event organised by the War Memorials Trust and the SmartWater Foundation.  The event was held to secure the support of MPs and Peers for the ‘In Memoriam 2014’ Project. 2014 will mark 100 years since the beginning of the First World War.  In Memoriam 2014 is a project that offers greater protection ...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Swaps Question Time For Milk Time

Justin Tomlinson MP with two pupils of Westrop Primary SchoolJustin Tomlinson, MP for North Swindon today helped Westrop Primary School celebrate World School Milk Day by swapping his parliamentary duties for those of honorary milk monitor.Westrop Primary School is one of thousands of schools across more than 40 countries taking part in celebrations dedicated to World School Milk Day this month. The day encourages children to drink milk and aims to educate them about the benefits of milk.In the ...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Chairs Meeting On Global Education For All

Justin Tomlinson MP Chairs the Meeting with (L to R) Christine Blower (General Secretary, NUT)Matarr Baldeh (Gambian National Coordnator, EFANet) and Marg Mayne (Chief Executive, VSO)Justin Tomlinson MP today chaired the meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group On Global Education For All which met to discuss a report produced by the VSO and EFANet. The report, entitled ‘Valuing Teachers’, examines gender and equality in education in Sub-Saharan Africa. The meeting was an opportu...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week’s Conservative Party conference has allowed us to set out how we are delivering the strong leadership through tough times that Britain wants and needs - to secure a better future.We are unwavering in tackling Labour’s debt because that is the only path to a strong, sustainable economy that helps everyone, creates opportunity and funds the public services we believe in – and because we owe it to the next generation to deal with the deficit so their aspirations are not ...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Speaks At Young People And Money Event

Justin Tomlinson MP speaks at the Young People and Money panel event nextto Linda Jack from the Money Advice Service (left, Chair)As Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Financial Education For Young People, Justin Tomlinson MP was invited to speak at a panel event on Young People and Money.  The event was held at the ‘Youth Zone’ at Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.  Supported by the National Youth Agency, the Youth Zone was a dedicated meeting a...

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