MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP Speaks At Business Breakfast

Justin Tomlinson speaking at a business event earlier in the yearJustin Tomlinson MP joined his South Swindon colleague Robert Buckland MP at a business breakfast organised by local businessmen.  Held at the Blunsdon House Hotel, the breakfast event was a great opportunity for a wide range of local businesses to raise concerns with their MPs and discuss ideas as to what would help their businesses grow.Discussion centred around business rates on empty property but also touched on aspec...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Hears Breast Cancer Voices On Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Justin Tomlinson MP with Liz Carroll, Director of Policy and Research at Breast Cancer Care at the Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness EventJustin Tomlinson MP attended a Westminster reception to mark the UK’s second Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day and hear the concerns and experiences of women living with secondary breast cancer.Minister of State for Care Services Paul Burstow MP and Co-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer Annette Brooke MP both spoke ...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Challenges MPs At Chess in Schools Event

Justin Tomlinson MP with Garry Kasperov, former World Chess Champion at the chessin schools eventJustin Tomlinson MP revisited his days as school chess champion to take on today’s chess champions and other MPs at a parliamentary chess event organised by Rachel Reeves MP.  The event was in support of Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC), a charity that aims to get children in state and inner city schools playing chess and promote its educational and social benefits.CSC organise commu...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Modernisation of The Great Western

Justin Tomlinson MP surveys Network Rail plans to modernise the Great Western railwayNetwork Rail were today in Parliament to inform MPs about their plans to modernise and upgrade the Great Western rRailway over the next decade.  As MP for North Swindon, Justin Tomlinson attended to hear about the benefits these plans will have for Swindon.In a programme of 13 major projects, seeing an investment of £5bn, Swindon will directly benefit from five of them.  The redoubling of the Swi...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Takes The Pledge To Make A Difference

Justin Tomlinson MP takes the pledge at the CSV event in Westminster withPete Waterman and Rachel BurdenJustin Tomlinson, MP for North Swindon, is taking the pledge to encourage people throughout Swindon to give time to benefit the local community, after joining pop mogul Pete Waterman and BBC Radio Five Live presenter, Rachel Burden in the build up to CSV Make a Difference Day, the biggest single day of volunteering on Saturday 29 October 2011.Pete Waterman and Rachel Burden have given MPs acro...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week saw the release of the latest unemployment figures for the three months to June 2011. The rise of 0.2% serves as a reminder of the terrible economic legacy we inherited and that the UK economy is not immune to the economic problems in Europe. Within these figures are an additional 15,000 young people out of work. Every single young person unable to get a job is a young person whose potential is not being realised, and this is a real tragedy. Under the last government, youth unemploymen...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Judges Students' Ideas For Swindon

 Justin Tomlinson MP with the winning team from Swindon CollegeJustin Tomlinson MP joined his South Swindon colleague Robert Buckland MP in judging the ideas young people have about how Swindon can be improved as part of an X-Factor style panel event. Organised by Swindon Borough Council as part of Local Democracy Week, the event at Nova Hreod School was a fantastic opportunity for local students to put forward their ideas about how Swindon can be improved to their elected representatives. ...

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Justin Tomlinson Celebrates Local Businesses In Countryside Alliance 'Rural Oscars'

Justin Tomlinson MP with Blunsdon Cllr Doreen Dart at the BlunsdonVillage ShopThe seventh annual Countryside Alliance Awards are now open to public nomination and Justin Tomlinson MP is urging the local community to go online and get nominating.The Countryside Alliance Awards, nicknamed the 'Rural Oscars', were bourne of a need to support and promote rural communities.  They celebrate people going the extra mile to ensure that rural Britain's food and farming industry, small bus...

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