MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP Welcomes Opening Of New College Extension

Justin Tomlinson MP and Robert Buckland MP with Principal GrahamTaylor (right) and rugby star Matt Dawson (left)Justin Tomlinson MP this evening joined his South Swindon colleage Robert Buckland, rugby star Matt Dawson, parents, pupils and staff at the opening of the new annexe at New College.  New College principal Graham Taylor welcomed the opening and the new facilities the college can now provide to the local community.The £10m extension, which has taken a year to complete, h...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Joins Parents And Staff At Butterflies Children's Centre Official Opening

Justin Tomlinson MP tries to beat the cards in a game of 'Play Your Cards Right' at the ButterfliesChildren's Centre openingJustin Tomlinson MP today visited Butterflies Children’s Centre for their official opening fete to mark the opening of the centre’s new home in a purpose built extension to Abbey Meads Primary School.The fete saw parents and children from around the area join in the activities and games to celebrate, with games like hook a duck, a Swindon Town penalt...

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Local MP Justin Tomlinson Celebrates Local Charity Champions

Justin Tomlinson MP volunteering with the local Cats Protection in HighworthIn the run-up to this year’s national Trustees’ Week, Justin Tomlinson, MP for North Swindon, is thanking local charity trustees for their dedicated work in running local charities, and highlighting the benefits of becoming a charity trustee.There are 172 charities in North Swindon. They cover a wide range of activities and services but all depend on the trustees that oversee their work, most of whom are volu...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Calls On Local Manufacturers To Get Involved In Make It In Great Britain Campaign

Justin Tomlinson MP visits Mini in SwindonJustin Tomlinson MP today welcomed the Government campaign ‘Make it in Great Britain’ to transform outdated opinions of UK manufacturing. The campaign will culminate in an exhibition during Games time that will celebrate the successes of the manufacturing sector, challenge inaccurate views of manufacturing and encourage young people to consider a career in the industry.Business Secretary Vince Cable launched the campaign this week, “Des...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Responds To Honda Disruption Following Thailand Flooding

Justin Tomlinson MP today responded to the news that serious flooding in Thailand has resulted in disruption to the component part supply chain for Honda’s Swindon plant.The devastating flooding has affected a large area of central and northern Thailand meaning that a number of Honda suppliers in the area have been forced to stop parts production.Speaking on ITV’s regional news Justin Tomlinson MP expressed sympathy for all those affected by the terrible flooding in Thailand and reas...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Welcomes Government Support For Daylight Saving Bill

Justin Tomlinson backing the Lighter Later campaignToday the Government announced support for the Daylight Saving Bill – calling for a change to the way we set our clocks. As a long-time supporter of the bill, and the Lighter Later campaign behind it, Justin Tomlinson MP welcomed the move having spoken in favour of the Private Members Bill last year.Justin Tomlinson MP said “This announcement will be warmly welcomed by the road safety organisations, sporting bodies, tourism industrie...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Joins All Party Parliamentary Literacy Group

Justin Tomlinson MP visits the North Swindon LibraryJustin Tomlinson MP today joined MPs from all parties at the launch of the All Party Parliamentary Literacy Group.It is a simple fact that literacy transforms lives – with better literacy, everyone can succeed in life, yet one in six people in the UK struggle to read and write. This means that they live without the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills they need to fulfil their potential. A society that struggles with literacy s...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Signs Meningitis Trust Petition To Help Meningitis Survivors

Justin Tomlinson MP signs the petition to provide child survivors of meningitis with assessmentsthroughout their educationJustin Tomlinson MP this week attended an event organised by the Meningitis Trust to mark the launch of their ‘Meningitis Changes Futures’ campaign.The campaign was launched following the release of new research that has revealed that children who survive meningitis are five times more likely to have speech and hearing problems, four times more likely to have ment...

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