MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

MPs Unite For Retailers, Small Shop Group

MPs (from left to right) David Amess, Justin Tomlinson, Fiona Bruce, Mike Weatherley and Marcus Jones met with trade associations this week to re-affirm the committment of the All-Party Parliamentary Small Shops Group.  Thy were joined by the NFRN, the ACS, the FWD and the Rural Shops Alliance. The group will look at the impact of the recession, begin a national competition to find the UKs best newsagent, and mount a nationwide 'local and proud' campaign.

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Lighter Later Campaign

Today Justin Tomlinson, MP for North Swindon, today announced his support for the Lighter Later campaign.As the latest research shows, this low-cost, easily-implemented change has the potential to make us safer, happier and healthier” said Justin Tomlinson MPEvery year, we waste hundreds of hours of daylight by sleeping through the morning light. “Lighter Later is a campaign to shift one hour of light from the morning to the evening where we can actually use it,” said campaign ...

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Justin Tomlinson Secures 10 Minutue Rule Bill, Developer Bonds

I beg to move,That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision regarding local authority powers to require developers to deposit funds in the form of a bond to be used if the local area is not maintained properly;and for connected purposes.I am introducing the Bill to highlight an issue that I have previously raised in debates in Parliament and that I campaigned on actively during my 10 years as a councillor in Swindon, which relates to the lack of maintenance in unadopted areas. With ho...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week, I was able to successfully able to deliver a Ten Minute Rule Bill. Through this Bill, I am seeking to amend the law so that if a developer fails to maintain new build areas prior to the Local Authority taking ownership of the land, the Local Authority would be able to step in, carry out the work and recover the costs from the developer. This covers street scene issues such as: litter, graffiti, road repairs and street lighting. Having represented the Abbey Meads ward as a Councillor f...

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Justin Tomlinson Visits O2 Arena

Justin Tomlinson MP & Andrew Percy MP visited the O2 arena as representatives of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Leisure. The early morning visit was a behind the scenes look at how the arena has transformed the local area through a leisure offering.Justin Tomlinson MP, "This was a very interesting visit as we saw first hand just what a success the O2 arena has been.  We are seeing first hand in Swindon what a boost leisure offerings can be to the local economy...

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Justin Tomlinson MP & Martin Lewis Call For Compulsory Financial Education

Rachel Earle, Justin Tomlinson MP, Martin Lewis & Archna Luthra after discussing financial education Article from Martin Lewis - MoneySavingExpert.com blog:Bingo! There’s a politician out there as obsessed with getting financial education in schools as I am. After noticing he’d been asking questions in the commons about it last week, I met up with Justin Tomlinson, one of the new intake of MPs.The meeting was buzzing from the get go. Very quickly we realised we were singing ...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports UK's First Ever Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Justin Tomlinson MP listened to the concerns of women with secondary breast cancer on the first ever awareness day to mark the condition, Wednesday 13 October.Breast Cancer Care held the UK’s first Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day which included a meeting at Westminster between women with the condition and MPs. Justin Tomlinson MP attended the meeting to talk to the women about what it is like to live with secondary breast cancer.Andy Burnham MP and Annette Brooke MP both spoke at the...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Show Racism The Red Card

Ex-Fulham and West Ham striker, Leroy Rosenior.Justin Tomlinson MP.Former professional footballer and manager, Dave Bassett.Former West Ham striker and Deputy Chief Executive of the Professional Footballers Association, Bobby Barnes. Today Justin Tomlinson MP joined ex-professional footballers, representatives from the Professional Footballers Association and members of the Show Racism the Red Card campaign to give his support to the charity’s bid to become The Football Asso...

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