MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week saw the spotlight fall on immigration and Britain’s border controls. The fact that the UK Border Agency acted without the authority of the Home Secretary is clearly concerning, but amongst all this it’s easy to overlook this Government’s success in tackling the weak and ineffectual immigration policy that we inherited.Regaining control of our borders was one of our key promises at the General Election. Since then we have acted decisively to address the problem, stoppi...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Urges Residents To Winter-Proof Their Homes And Cut Their Energy Costs

Justin Tomlinson MP at the British Gas “Getting ready for Winter” eventWith the costs of food, clothing, and energy all on the increase, Justin Tomlinson MP is calling on fellow North Swindon residents to winter-proof their homes and their finances to keep energy costs down.Currently, around £1 of every £4 spent on heating our homes is wasted because of a lack of adequate insulation. And with over 6 million cavity walls unfilled, and 10 million lofts left unlagged, huge a...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Speaks On Childhood Obesity In Parliamentary Debate

Justin Tomlinson MP at a MEND Parliamentary event,representing over 20,000 families who have benefitted from the healthy lifestyle club.With one in three children overweight and 85% of those going on to be obese in adulthood, Justin Tomlinson MP today spoke about the steps we can take to tackle obesity in children in a Parliamentary debate on obesity.  Speaking in the Wetminster Hall debate Justin focused on four main topics: planning, food, sport and youth provision."Open an...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Welcomes Swindon's Inclusion On Olympic Torch Route

Justin Tomlinson MP with the Olympic Torch at a 2010 event in WestminsterThe torch will be carried through the town by local torchbearers on Wednesday 23rd May 2012. The torchbearers will be chosen based on their inspiring stories and achievements and all applicants will find out if they are one of the lucky few in early December. The aim is to find young people with passion in areas like sport, music, dance, their communities and the environment to carry the torch and share their zeal with thei...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Welcomes Savings Scheme For Children In Care

Justin Tomlinson MP signing in support of the On Our Own Two Feet Campaignin March In March, Justin Tomlinson MP backed the launch of a national campaign to help ensure that children in care are given better financial support when they leave the care system. The On Our Own Two Feet campaign, led by children’s charities Action for Children and Barnardo’s, called on the Government to include a savings scheme for children in care in the Budget.Since then, with the backing...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Takes Part In Business Buddy Scheme

Justin Tomlinson MP is shown some of the work of Equi=MediaJustin Tomlinson MP today took part in the Business Buddy Scheme organised by the Forum of Private Business as part of their 'Get Britain Trading' campaign.  The FPB is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to help small businesses by providing advice and protection.The national scheme aims to foster a greater understanding of small businesses among politicians, getting the two round the table to discuss successes and...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Visits Warneford School

Justin Tomlinson MP with Warneford Headteacher John SaundersJustin Tomlinson MP today visited Warneford School in Highworth to meet with Headteacher John Saunders and to look around the school.The visit was a good opportunity to discuss Warneford's recent change to acadamy status and the effect this move has had in terms of increased funding and more freedom for the school to provide the high quality education it is known for.  The discussion enabled comments on this process a...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

Manufacturing is the bedrock of our economy and its success is vital in helping Britain’s and Swindon’s economy get back into shape. That’s why I welcome the government’s campaign ‘Make it in Great Britain’ which aims to transform outdated opinions of UK manufacturing. The campaign will culminate in an exhibition during the London Olympics celebrating the successes of British manufacturing, challenging inaccurate views of the sector and encouraging young peopl...

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