MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Hop, Skip & Jump Westminster Reception

Justin Tomlinson MP & Liz Hurley at the Hop, Skip & Jump, Parliamentary ReceptionActress and model Elizabeth Hurley has given her backing to the development of a new centre for disabled children in Swindon.She joined guests in the House of Commons for a presentation about the Hop Skip and Jump charity’s planned development at Lydiard Park, which was given planning permission in January.The actress is the president of the charity, and appealed for people to donate so that the p...

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Justin Tomlinson MP & Thamesdown Launch New Route To Memory Lane

Justin Tomlinson MP & Paul Jenkins, Managing Director of Thamesdown TransportSwindon’s bus company, Thamesdown Transport, is urging people to take a journey down memory lane and win free unlimited transport on its town services for a year.Perhaps you found your soul mate as your eyes met across the aisle on the number 11, you took a telephone call on the number 17 that changed your life, or you just have happy memories of school journeys and frantically finishing your homework as the b...

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St Francis Primary School, Christmas Fayre

Justin Tomlinson attended the St Francis Primary School, Christmas Fayre today. The event proved an extremely popular fund-raising event, helping towards the mini-bus funds.  St Francis Primary School is currently in the middle of a £4m expansion, which was fully supported by Justin Tomlinson in his former role as the local Councillor, prior to becoming the MP.Justin Tomlinson MP, "I was delighted to attend and help out, manning the stalls, drawing the raffle and meetin...

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Swindon Supermarine, Proud Day!

Justin Tomlinson MP Just Before Kick OffSwindon Supermarine 0 v 1 Colchester Utd, FA Cup 2nd RoundJustin Tomlinson MP, "I was delighted to have the opportunity to travel down to Colchester to cheer on Swindon Supermarine in the FA Cup 2nd round match.  Not only was this the first time Swindon Supermarine had made it into the 2nd round of the FA Cup, but the money raised from the cup run has helped generate about £50,000 for the club, which only a few months back was struggling to...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week we saw the publication of the Education White Paper.  This is a serious set of reforms for the long-term based on the best evidence of what works in the highest-performing education systems in the world.  These reforms mark a decisive shift in direction, moving away from micro-management by remote ministers and instead trusting teachers, allowing them to reassert the importance of teaching over ticking the boxes of the latest PC fads.I understand the importance of these propo...

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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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