MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP Speaks In Youth Debate

Inner Flame, A Local Swindon Organisation That With SupportMakes A Real Difference To Local Young PeopleJustin Tomlinson MP Speech - Youth Provision Debate...I congratulate Julie Hilling on securing this extremely important and interesting debate. I am not sure whether I will be able to share her passion, but I shall do my very best.During my 10 years as a councillor before becoming the MP for North Swindon, this was one of the most important issues that came up in the residents surveys and in t...

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Britain On The MEND, Child Obesity Event

A local Swindon boy joined Justin Tomlinson MP at a special VIP reception at the House of Commons in London yesterday (22 November 2010) in a bid to promote healthy lifestyles.Ten-year-old Thomas Broomhall from Swindon, was invited to the exciting event to celebrate his success at becoming fitter, healthier and happier after attending local healthy lifestyle club, MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do it!).  He was one of 25 children and their parents who went to London to meet MPs and discus...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

I was delighted to see another fall in unemployment in North Swindon.  The latest figures are 823 lower than this time last year, and a reduction of 102 since last month.  Whilst there is still much to do, the signs are encouraging and we will continue to do all we can to stabilise the economy, support and encourage new businesses and create more job opportunities in the town.With job creation in mind, I took part in a Parliamentary debate on business rates this week.  I am keen t...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Attends Swindon & Marlborough Amnesty Meeting

Justin Tomlinson MP attended a Swindon and Marlborough Amnesty group meeting to discuss a number of issues including:Human TraffickingBurmaAsylumCivil LibertiesAnti-Terror LegislationJustin Tomlinson MP, "I was delighted to attend this meeting to be able to discuss both my work in Parliament, and a general discussion on the issues raised."Further information on the group can be seen at: http://swindon.amnesty.org.uk/

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Congratulations To Swindon Supermarine FC

Congratulations to Swindon Supermarine who not only played in the FA Cup 1st Round for the first time in their history, but secured a heroic 2-1 win against Eastwood Town. Swindon Supermarine FC will join Swindon Town FC in the 2nd Round.Swindon Supermarine FC will be away to Colchester United, whilst Swindon Town will be away to Crawley Town, a match selected for TV.  Both ties are on the weekend of November 27 and 28.Excellent coverage (and video) of the post match celebrat...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

Getting into debt and thinking there’s no way out is a problem and a worry for a growing number of people.  This week we discussed the issue in Parliament, and I had a chance to speak in the Consumer Credit Regulation debate.This was a crucial debate as the demand for credit will not diminish, especially with the myriad financial options that we have to deal with on a day to day basis.Mortgages, direct debits, phone contracts, loans, credit cards, store cards and ‘pay day loans&...

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Young People's Trust For The Environment's Parliamentary Reception

Justin Tomlinson MP met X Factor celebrity Dermot O'Leary at a Reception held in the Palace of Westminster. Together with Naomi Wilkinson (presenter of BBC's 'Live n Deadly') Dermot met with MPs in Parliament to raise awareness of the work of the Young People's Trust for the Environment, of which they are both Presidents. Guests at the event heard about how the Young People's Trust is supporting and encouraging young people to carrying out a huge range of brilli...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week I took part in a crucial debate on the future of the Post Office network.Post Offices are essential to our local communities with a staggering 20 million people a week using them. Post Offices are heavily used by the most vulnerable people in society, including older people, disabled people, people on low incomes and also those living in rural areas. In addition Post Offices provide individuals and small businesses with an unrivalled range of mail, government, banking and retail servic...

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