MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP Visits Swindon College

Justin Tomlinson MP with some of the studentsJustin Tomlinson MP visited Swindon College to talk to students interested in a career in public services, from the police and fire services to the military.  The students were learning about government at a local and national level and were keen to give their MP a grilling.The visit was a great opportunity both for Justin to hear, from the students, which issues matter to them and for the students to raise such issues with their MP. &n...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Joins Residents At Fitzwarren House For Macmillan Big Coffee Morning

Justin Tomlinson MP and fiancee Jo Wheeler with Fitzwarren volunteer BasilJustin Tomlinson MP joined residents at Fitzwarren House for a cup of tea and cake at their event for the Macmillan Big Coffee Morning. Residents and their families enjoyed tea, delicious homemade cakes or a cream tea and entertainment from a fantastic live singer who performed old classics from Frank Sinatra to Nat King Cole.The Big Coffee Morning started in 1990 when a local fundraising committee deci...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

I had the pleasure this week of meeting the TV maths expert Carol Vorderman, as part of my ongoing campaign to secure compulsory financial education for young people. The meeting was an opportunity to discuss Carol's recently published report into Mathematics, commissioned by the Conservative Party, and how this could be linked to the campaign. I chair the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Financial Education for Young People. We now have a membership of 226 MPs supporting us from all...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Takes Part In Historic Archery Competition

 Justin Tomlinson MP is presented with an arrow for taking part in the competitionJustin Tomlinson MP was part of Parliamentary history by taking part in an archery competition, the first ever sporting contest to be held on Speaker's Green.The event was organised by the sport's Parliamentary Sponsor Huw Irranca-Davies MP, as part of Archery GB's 150th anniversary celebrations, and to promote the sport ahead of next year's Olympics. MPs and Peers were invited to come and join...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Meets With Local Businesses At GWE Business Forum

Justin Tomlinson MP speaks at a business eventJustin Tomlinson MP attended the latest meeting of the GWE Business Forum. Held quarterly, the meetings are a chance for the business community to sit down with government – both local and national – and discuss the issues and initiatives that affect them.The meeting provided a valuable opportunity for business leaders to highlight problems they encounter as well as impediments to job and growth creation.Justin Tomlinson MP said: “A...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Speaks On Problems Posed To Small Businesses By Late Payments

Justin Tomlinson MP speaks on late payments to small businessesIn a speech in Parliament, Justin Tomlinson MP today highlighted the problems posed to small businesses by late payments.  Speaking in a Westminster Hall debate, Justin raised the importance of business mentors teaching start-up businesses to manage cash flow.As a previous small business owner, Justin Tomlinson MP said: “ A tip from my own experience is that one should talk regularly to customers and suppliers, because the...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Champions Apprenticeships And Enterprise In Speech To Parliament

 Justin Tomlinson MP speaks in the House of CommonsJustin Tomlinson MP today championed apprenticeships and enterprise in a speech in Parliament.  Speaking in an Opposition Day Debate on Opportunities for the Next Generation, Justin highlighted the success of Swindon’s Plan 500 and the difference apprenticeships have made to businesses in Swindon.In the speech, Justin Tomlinson MP said: “I am such a huge fan of apprenticeships because they help businesses by giving them an ...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Visits St. Francis School Summer Fair

Justin Tomlinson MP in goal at the St. Francis School Fair Justin Tomlinson MP today visited the St. Francis Summer Fair at St. Francis School in Taw Hill. The visit was a great opportunity to sample all the fantastic stalls and events organised by teachers, parents and pupils, see progress on the new extension and enjoy a kickabout with the children in the playground. Activities included a BBQ, stalls, raffle, tombola and bouncy castle. Justin Tomlinson MP said "It is always a pleasure t...

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