MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP Secures Successful Amendment To Protect Consumers From High Cost Credit

Justin Tomlinson MP tabled a successful amendment with Robin Walker MP (Conservative, Worcester) to the 'Consumer Credit & Debt Management' motion, which he had helped secure through the Back-Bench Business Committee.The debate proposed a limit on the amount payday, doorstep and hire purchase lenders can charge, with measures to be enforced to protect consumers, following the credit review.  This was passed with cross-party support.Justin Tomlinson MP, "This was a...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week saw the launch of a new website – www.police.uk – revealing statistics for crime and anti-social behaviour at a street-by-street level. The ‘data maps’ on the site mean everyone can see exactly what crime is happening and where - right down to the level of their street corner.Information on crime is broken down into six categories - burglary, robbery, vehicle crime, violence, other crime and anti-social behaviour. Sex crimes have been included in the "other...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Promotes The Role Of Libraries In Parliament

Today Justin Tomlinson MP spoke in the Library Services debate, secured by Lisa Nandy MP.  Justin has been a champion of protecting and enhancing library services in Parliament, building on his experience as the former Lead Member for Leisure, Recreation & Culture, which included libraries on Swindon Borough Council. Justin Tomlinson MP's speech (including interventions):Justin Tomlinson (North Swindon) (Con): I congratulate the hon. Member for Wigan (Lisa Nandy) on securi...

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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:http://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/justin_tomlinson/north_swindon28/12/10 - 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 You.com, 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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