MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP Calls For Young Men To Join Anthony Nolan Registar

Justin Tomlinson MP is calling for young men in Swindon to do something special this summer. The MP has joined other politicians in pledging to recruit at least ten men each between the ages to 18 and 30 to join the Anthony Nolan stem cell register.Anthony Nolan is a pioneering charity that saves the lives of people with blood cancer. Every day, they use their register to match remarkable donors willing to donate their blood stem cells to people who desperately need potentially lifesav...

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Salvation Army Rehabilitation Centre Campaign Gains Support From Local MP

Justin Tomlinson, MP for Swindon North constituency is backing an appeal for donations to enable life-changing work by The Salvation Army’s Highworth-based Lifehouse to be available to more people. The MP will visit the centre on Friday 24 June to see the premises and meet staff and clients.The 15-bed centre in Highworth near Swindon provides accommodation and support to men who are determined to make a new start after experiencing problems with alcohol or substance abuse.The MP will arriv...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

Yesterday’s strikes were extremely regrettable, closing our local schools and causing inconvenience for hard-working parents who were forced to change their family routines. It’s a surprise that a minority of unions have decided to take this action while the negotiations on public sector pension reforms are still ongoing. I think it is important that the Government does not shy away from pension reform. I understand this is a complex and sensitive issue, and it’s vital that we ...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Anti-Bullying Campaign At Oakhurst Primary School

Staff and pupils at Oakhurst Primary school held a non-uniform blue day in aid of Swindon Ten to Eighteen project, which supports children and young people who are struggling at home or at school, particularly with bullying.At a special school assembly attended by Justin Tomlinson MP and Swindon Youth MP and anti-cyber bullying campaigner Carney Bonner, STEP coordinator Paul Dodson highlighted the importance of creating a safe environment at school.Parent Vicky Gleed came up with the idea of run...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports National Eye Health Week

Justin Tomlinson MP joins National Eye Health Week campaign to raiseawareness of eye health and prevent avoidable sight lossJustin Tomlinson MP joined eye health professionals and representatives of national sight loss charities in Parliament to mark National Eye Health Week (13 – 19 June). At least 50 per cent of sight loss is avoidable if identified early enough. A simple sight test offers the quickest and easiest way for all of us to check our eye health and make sure our sigh...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

I was encouraged to see yet another fall in the unemployment rate in North Swindon this month, mirroring the national fall in unemployment. It is also welcome news that we are seeing a fall in the number of unemployed young people to a lower level than we inherited from Labour, boosted by huge investment in apprenticeships. Our unashamedly pro-business approach has helped create 500,000 new private sector jobs, helping to rebalance the economy and create the much needed new opportunities as the ...

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A Sweet Treat For North Swindon MP as he raises Awareness Of Breast Cancer Care's Strawberry Tea

Justin Tomlinson took time out for a special Strawberry Tea party in the House of Commons.Arranged by Breast Cancer Care, the event was a chance for Justin to find out more about the charity’s work supporting people affected by breast cancer and the issues that are important to the 50,000 people diagnosed with the disease each year.And as well as sampling a superb selection of mouth-watering strawberry treats, Justin also had the chance to meet some of the charity’s volunteers, who a...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

It was a great pleasure last weekend to help officially open the brand new Highworth Community Centre on the site of the former Northview Primary School. It’s a real credit to the fantastic vision, drive and enthusiasm of the Highworth Community Association, a group of seven trustees, who have worked tirelessly for the past nine months to reopen the school as a vital facility for the town. It was great to see all the hard work coming to fruition, and to meet many of the various groups and ...

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