MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

Town Centre regeneration, particularly at the Regent Circus college site, is now at a crossroads.   On the one hand, this is the first major piece of regeneration, and we have to get it right.  However, as has been reported in the Advertiser, the perceived poor design of the development is raising real concerns.The plans for Regent Circus consist of a cinema, shops, restaurants, a Morrison’s supermarket and an 800 space car park.   It sounds like a good idea, but t...

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Justin Tomlinson Gets Tested During HEART UK's National Cholesterol Week

HEART UK took its message on the importance of knowing your cholesterol to Westminster today. The nation’s leading cholesterol charity, organisers of the UK’s first National Cholesterol Week, set up cholesterol testing within the Palace of Westminster this afternoon. Local MP Justin Tomlinson not only attended this event, but also had his cholesterol tested.“I am delighted to support HEART UK’s National Cholesterol Week. Heart disease is the biggest killer in the UK ...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

The quality of the rail service is a vital issue for many constituents in Swindon who commute to cities and towns between London, Bristol and South Wales, as well as the many leisure users who use the railway for holidays, shopping trips and visits to family and friends.   This week I had an extremely productive meeting with Mark Hopwood and Sue Evans from First Great Western, along with my fellow Swindon MP Robert Buckland.We were able to cover a large number of issues which are of co...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Opens New Harvester Restaurant

Justin Tomlinson MP & Mayor Rex Barnett Open The New Harvester Restaurant in North SwindonJustin Tomlinson MP, "I was delighted to open the new Harvester Restaurant in North Swindon, not only is this helping creating new job opportunities but it is already proving very popular with local residents."

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week I secured my first Westminster Hall debate, for which I chose the subject of ‘The Future of Library Provision’. I set out a proactive case for supporting our vital community libraries, through enhancing the book stock, opening times and library environment, and seeking to share services and costs with other services to meet the local community’s needs. Whilst the debate focused on the national picture, I was able to highlight our excellent local library service, in pa...

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The Future Of Library Provision, Westminster Speech

 The Future of Library Provision -Justin Tomlinson MP local parent Helen Smith & local author Neil Griffithsat the launch of the Swindon Summer Reading ChallengeThank you Mrs Main (Chairman) for presiding over my first Westminster Hall Debate. I am delighted to have been granted this crucial debate on the future of library provision, and I am grateful to the Minister for giving his time. He knows of my interest in this area, through his various visits to Swindon and I am pleased th...

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Small Business, Westminster Speech

Today I spoke in a debate on supporting small businesses, called for by Jeremy Lefroy MP.I was only afforded a short intervention, I focused on how banks claim they are investing in customer relationship managers to try and understand invidual business needs, yet the businesses I meet have real concerns about just how effective this is.My questions raised:'My hon. Friend has been making some excellent points, and I am sure that all of us will relate the various issues he has raised to our co...

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The Role Of Supporters In Football Governance, Westminster Speech

I was able to speak in the debate on the 'Role of football supporters in the governance of professional football clubs' called for by Steve Rotheram MP.The thrust of the debate was seeking for increasing the role of supporters in the running of their football clubs. (The main focus was on Liverpool and Manchester Utd, as the MP’s who organised the debate were supporters of these clubs).I was fortunate enough to be able to speak, no mean fete as this was an exceptiona...

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