MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP Discusses Help For Amateur Sports Clubs

Sports supporter Justin Tomlinson MP in action in a Parliamentary charityfootball matchJustin Tomlinson MP today met with the Sport and Recreation Alliance to discuss issues surrounding sport in the community and amateur sports clubs.The Sport and Recreation Alliance is an organisation made up of the governing bodies of sport and recreation across the UK. It exists to promote the work of these sporting and recreation groups as well as highlighting the problems they encounter. The meeti...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Welcomes Funding For Council Tax Freeze

Justin Tomlison MP with Leader of Swindon Borough Council, Rod BluhJustin Tomlinson MP welcomed the news from Bob Neill MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Communities and Local Government, that Swindon residents could save up to £139 thanks to the Government’s funding for a Council Tax freeze.The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, last month announced new support for local authorities to help them freeze council tax next year.The Government has...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Welcomes Extra Capacity On Rail Services Through Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP surveys plans to improve the line between Bristol and Londonthrough Swindon First Great Western have this morning announced a significant increase in the number of carriages on trains serving Swindon.  The company will be adding an extra Standard Class carriage on 18 High Speed Trains that currently run with seven passenger carriages.This will mean an additional 750 Standard Class seats across the peak (morning and evening) for Swindon.We should ...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Backs Trading Standards Camapign - Good Sports Don't Fake It

Justin Tomlinson MP at a Citizens Advice event earlier in the yearTrading standards officers in Swindon are urging consumers to check, double check and check again to stay safe from fraudsters exploiting one of the country’s favourite pastimes – sports.The drive is part of the annual National Consumer Week taking place 21 – 25 November 2011, backed by Olympian Tessa Sanderson and consumer organisations Citizens Advice and UK ECC. The theme this year is Good Sports Don’t F...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Attends Performers' Alliance Event

Justin Tomlinson MP and fiancee Jo Wheeler with Outnumbered star Claire SkinnerJustin Tomlinson MP attended a parliamentary reception hosted by the Performers' Alliance Group, a parliamentary pressure group that aims to raise the profile of performers issues amongst Parliamentarians.The event was an excellent opportunity for MPs and Peers to mingle among actors and atrists from the stage, the big screen and the small screen to discuss issues of current concern to this industry.&nbs...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

The long-awaited planning application for Tadpole Farm has just been submitted to Swindon Borough Council by the developers Crest. It covers a wide area of green fields immediately north of Tadpole Lane and would, in effect, be an extension to the current Northern Development. Crest have applied to build about 1,700 houses plus an area for employment use, some green space and various local facilities.Crest own the land and have been working on these plans for many years. The decision to submit t...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Lays Wreath On Remembrance Sunday

Justin Tomlinson MP and Robert Buckland MP lay their wreathsAs communities up and down the country paused to remember their dead, Justin Tomlinson MP and his South Swindon colleague Robert Buckland joined dignitaries, veterans and the community to pay their respects in Swindon town centre.Justin laid a wreath of poppies at the war memorial to commemorate all those who have given their lives in the service of their country.Justin Tomlinson MP said “We all owe our fallen heroes a huge debt o...

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Justin Tomlinson Celebrates Local Apprentice Success At McDonalds Apprentices Event

Justin Tomlinson MP and fiancee Jo Wheeler with Swindon franchise holder Paul Booth Justin Tomlinson MP today attended a celebration event at the De Vere Hotel hosted by McDonalds to mark 10 years of business in Swindon and to recognise the first 20 local staff who have passed through their 'invest in local people' apprenticeship programme.Justin presented the apprentices with their certificates alongside local McDonalds franchisee Paul Booth.The evening also recognised those staff ...

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