MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Prime Minister, David Cameron Visits Swindon

David Cameron With Stratton St Margaret Cllr Mark Edwards& Family During Today's VisitTHE Prime Minister has told Swindon that ‘in spite of the cuts your future is bright’.During a visit to the town’s Honda factory yesterday afternoon, David Cameron said the town has “immense potential” and others should follow its example.He said Swindon Council’s chief executive’s decision to accept a pay cut was a move not enough councils were following.Before...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Apprenticeship Week

Justin Tomlinson MP With Honda UK ApprenticesAs part of the Coalitions programme for further education and skills, set out in the National Skills Strategy - for the first time, there will be an accessible vocational path to skilled employment.  These measures will seek to reverse Labour's failure that a record 1 in 5 young people were unemployed by the time they left office. For the young, apprenticeships will be a rite of passage to adulthood, no less valued than degrees.&nbs...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Secures Successful Amendment To Protect Consumers From High Cost Credit

Justin Tomlinson MP tabled a successful amendment with Robin Walker MP (Conservative, Worcester) to the 'Consumer Credit & Debt Management' motion, which he had helped secure through the Back-Bench Business Committee.The debate proposed a limit on the amount payday, doorstep and hire purchase lenders can charge, with measures to be enforced to protect consumers, following the credit review.  This was passed with cross-party support.Justin Tomlinson MP, "This was a...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week saw the launch of a new website – www.police.uk – revealing statistics for crime and anti-social behaviour at a street-by-street level. The ‘data maps’ on the site mean everyone can see exactly what crime is happening and where - right down to the level of their street corner.Information on crime is broken down into six categories - burglary, robbery, vehicle crime, violence, other crime and anti-social behaviour. Sex crimes have been included in the "other...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Promotes The Role Of Libraries In Parliament

Today Justin Tomlinson MP spoke in the Library Services debate, secured by Lisa Nandy MP.  Justin has been a champion of protecting and enhancing library services in Parliament, building on his experience as the former Lead Member for Leisure, Recreation & Culture, which included libraries on Swindon Borough Council. Justin Tomlinson MP's speech (including interventions):Justin Tomlinson (North Swindon) (Con): I congratulate the hon. Member for Wigan (Lisa Nandy) on securi...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Launches APPG

Justin Tomlinson MP with Martin Lewis - MoneySavingExpert.comJustin Tomlinson MP today launched an All-Party Parliamentary Group for Financial Education for Young People.At the launch event 171 MPs (cross-party) signed up, supported by 40+ organisations - making this the biggest APPG launch of the new Parliament.Justin Tomlinson MP, Chair of the APPG, comments:"Young people are entering an increasingly complex financial world of store cards, mobile phone tariffs, credit agreements and ...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

The growth figures released this week were obviously disappointing, but the Office for National Statistics has made it very clear that the fall in GDP – that’s the total value of Britain’s economy - was due largely to the terrible pre-Christmas weather.We have had the coldest December since records began in 1910 and this has clearly had a much bigger impact on the economy than anyone forecast. It's notable that sectors of the economy that are less affected by the poor weath...

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Justin Tomlinson MP, Meetings & Events 2010

Here is a list of the events / meetings in connection to Swindon which I have attended in 2010 since being elected as the MP for North Swindon.If you would like any information on any of these events / meetings please do not hesitate to contact me.For a full list of my Parliamentary speeches, written questions and votes please see:http://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/justin_tomlinson/north_swindon28/12/10 - Swindon Town Fo...

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