MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP Hosts Office Charity Breakfast For DEBRA

Justin Tomlinson MP and Robert Buckland MP with the Swindon teamJustin Tomlinson MP joined Robert Buckland MP, his South Swindon colleague, to host a charity 'Big Breakfast' in their Westminster office aid of DEBRA.  Everyone in the office brought in a part of the breakfast, with juice, pastries, bacon sandwiches, home made brioche and fruit.  The 'Big Breakfast' is an annual event organised by the charity to raise money for DEBRA's work to help children affected by...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

On Monday I rebelled against the government and voted for a referendum on our involvement in the European Union.  This high-profile debate was called after it secured over 100,000 supporters on an e-petition.  I’m a big fan of this system as it allows the public to choose topical issues for Parliament to discuss.  The referendum debate was the second selected through this route, following the recent much-needed debate on the Hillsborough tragedy. The Conservative govern...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Joins Mary Portas At Town Centre Meeting

Justin Tomlinson MP with the 'Queen of Shops' Mary PortasJustin Tomlinson MP today joined retail guru Mary Portas at a meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Town Centre.  The meeting was an opportunity for MPs to feed ideas and experiences from their own constituency town centres to Mary Portas for inclusion in her review on the future of our high streets.Commissioned by David Cameron and the Deputy Prime Minister, the independent  review aims to feed into t...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Chairs Meeting Of All Party Parliamentary Group For Leisure

Justin Tomlinson MP at last year's opening of the new Harvester resturaunt in North SwindonJustin Tomlinson MP today hosted a meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Leisure. The meeting focused on music and entertainment and was an opportunity to bring Group members around a table with legal experts and industry representatives to discuss issues surrounding music and entertainment events.Discussion focused on licensing laws and the proposed changes contained in Lord Clement-Jones&r...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Hosts Global Education Breakfast

Justin Tomlinson MP and Claudia Winkleman at an Education for Girls event held earlier this yearJustin Tomlinson MP, Co-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global Education for All, this week hosted a breakfast event in Parliament with the Global Partnership for Education.The event was an opportunity for the Global Partnership for Education to share their report ‘The Case For Investment 2011-14’ with MPs and Peers and for the APPG to promote its encourage MPs and Pee...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

Last week I was delighted to join my South Swindon colleague Robert Buckland MP and senior Councillors as part of an X-Factor style panel to judge presentations from young people on Swindon’s future. Teams from Swindon Academy, Warneford, Commonweal, Nova Hreod, Lydiard Park Academy and Ridgeway Schools all took part in the event as part of Local Democracy Week, and we were all exceptionally impressed with their ideas, insight and enthusiasm. Key areas highlighted for improvement included ...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Brushes Up On DIY Skills On A Visit To B&Q In Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP with the B&Q Swindon team in the 'How To' CentreJustin Tomlinson MP today heard about diversity in business at a visit to B&Q in Swindon. With three store business models operating across the chain, the Swindon ‘Extra’ store is at the larger end of B&Q’s ‘warehouses’, offering a variety of extra services.Nationally, B&Q are harnessing new technologies to reach customers, using QR codes, scannable by smart phone, on leaflet...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Visits Intel In Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP with (L to R) Peter Gibson (Intel, Global Public Policy), Tristan Wilkinson(Intel, Sales and Marketing), Danny Arati (Intel, Corporate Affairs Group),Graham MacDonald (Intel Global Public Policy)Justin Tomlinson MP today visited Intel’s Swindon base to meet with their public policy team. The team presented a broad overview of the structure of Intel as an organisation, its markets and its products. The meeting was a fantastic opportunity to discuss the key role of t...

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