MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson Meets Martin Lewis, MoneySavingExpert.com

Justin Tomlinson MP has met with Martin Lewis - moneysavingexpert.com again to discuss plans to create an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Finanical Education for Young People.The launch date for the APPG is January 31st 2011.The aim of the APPG is:To provide a medium through which MPs, Peers and organisations with an interest in financial education, can discuss the current provision on financial education in schools; ensure young people are equipped to make informed financial decisions;...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Ankylosing Spondylitis Parliamentary Event

Dominic McNamara, NASS Swindon branch, Robert Buckland MP, Jane Skerrett, Director of NASS,Justin Tomlinson MP, Hedley Hamilton, Chairman of the NASS trustees. It was a bitingly cold day with a sharp wind but there was indeed a warm welcome at Dining Room A in the House of Commons for everyone attending the very first NASS reception for our members and supporters, all of whom had battled through the uncertain weather conditions to be there on teh day. The event was hosted by the MP Andrew G...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

Proposed changes to the School Sports Partnership (SSP) have featured heavily in the national media this week. SSPs have helped co-ordinate sporting activity and opportunities, something for which I am a passionate supporter as I firmly support the positive role that sport can play in encouraging a healthy and active lifestyle, and improving behaviour, team work and crucially enjoyment.This week I spoke in the debate on this issue, as the Government was keen to remove the ring-fencing of the &po...

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Hop, Skip & Jump Westminster Reception

Justin Tomlinson MP & Liz Hurley at the Hop, Skip & Jump, Parliamentary ReceptionActress and model Elizabeth Hurley has given her backing to the development of a new centre for disabled children in Swindon.She joined guests in the House of Commons for a presentation about the Hop Skip and Jump charity’s planned development at Lydiard Park, which was given planning permission in January.The actress is the president of the charity, and appealed for people to donate so that the p...

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Justin Tomlinson MP & Thamesdown Launch New Route To Memory Lane

Justin Tomlinson MP & Paul Jenkins, Managing Director of Thamesdown TransportSwindon’s bus company, Thamesdown Transport, is urging people to take a journey down memory lane and win free unlimited transport on its town services for a year.Perhaps you found your soul mate as your eyes met across the aisle on the number 11, you took a telephone call on the number 17 that changed your life, or you just have happy memories of school journeys and frantically finishing your homework as the b...

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St Francis Primary School, Christmas Fayre

Justin Tomlinson attended the St Francis Primary School, Christmas Fayre today. The event proved an extremely popular fund-raising event, helping towards the mini-bus funds.  St Francis Primary School is currently in the middle of a £4m expansion, which was fully supported by Justin Tomlinson in his former role as the local Councillor, prior to becoming the MP.Justin Tomlinson MP, "I was delighted to attend and help out, manning the stalls, drawing the raffle and meetin...

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Swindon Supermarine, Proud Day!

Justin Tomlinson MP Just Before Kick OffSwindon Supermarine 0 v 1 Colchester Utd, FA Cup 2nd RoundJustin Tomlinson MP, "I was delighted to have the opportunity to travel down to Colchester to cheer on Swindon Supermarine in the FA Cup 2nd round match.  Not only was this the first time Swindon Supermarine had made it into the 2nd round of the FA Cup, but the money raised from the cup run has helped generate about £50,000 for the club, which only a few months back was struggling to...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week we saw the publication of the Education White Paper.  This is a serious set of reforms for the long-term based on the best evidence of what works in the highest-performing education systems in the world.  These reforms mark a decisive shift in direction, moving away from micro-management by remote ministers and instead trusting teachers, allowing them to reassert the importance of teaching over ticking the boxes of the latest PC fads.I understand the importance of these propo...

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