MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

The phone-hacking scandal which has engulfed the media, the police and politics has now been the main focus of attention in Westminster for more than two weeks. It culminated in Wednesday’s statement by David Cameron and the emergency debate, which itself was overtaken by events as Rupert Murdoch announced he was pulling out of his bid to take control of BSkyB. The revelations about the behaviour of a small number of journalists at Mr Murdoch’s newspapers have been truly shocking. Ce...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Elected As Chair Of 'Global Education For All' APPG

Justin Tomlinson with Claudia Winkleman at the launch of the 'Send my Sister to School' campaignJustin Tomlinson MP has been elected as the Co-Chair of the 'Global Education For All' All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG).The APPG was set up to support efforts to achieve universal education.  In 2000 world leaders came together to pledge that every child would receive a full basic education by 2015.  We've made huge progress since then, but 67 million children are sti...

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MP Visits Local Family Helped By NPower Health Through Warmth

Justin Tomlinson, MP for Swindon North, has visited a family to see first-hand the difference made by the local npower Health Through Warmth scheme.Father of two, 43-year-old Adam Poynter, has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and osteoarthritis which are both worsened by the cold. The family home only had partial central heating downstairs and so the bedrooms and bathroom remained very cold, aggravating Adam’s health conditions and his son’s asthma.Adam contacted Domestic...

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Swindon Advertiser Article

It was great to see Wharf Green in Swindon town centre come alive during Wimbledon fortnight. There was live tennis on the big screen, a picnic area with Pimms & lemonade and strawberries & cream, and extra seating for fans to watch the action. There was also free coaching on a temporary court provided by Delta Tennis, with many signing up to play tennis there in the future. This was all laid on by InSwindon, an organisation that manages the town centre on behalf of local retailers. This...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Calls For Young Men To Join Anthony Nolan Registar

Justin Tomlinson MP is calling for young men in Swindon to do something special this summer. The MP has joined other politicians in pledging to recruit at least ten men each between the ages to 18 and 30 to join the Anthony Nolan stem cell register.Anthony Nolan is a pioneering charity that saves the lives of people with blood cancer. Every day, they use their register to match remarkable donors willing to donate their blood stem cells to people who desperately need potentially lifesav...

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Salvation Army Rehabilitation Centre Campaign Gains Support From Local MP

Justin Tomlinson, MP for Swindon North constituency is backing an appeal for donations to enable life-changing work by The Salvation Army’s Highworth-based Lifehouse to be available to more people. The MP will visit the centre on Friday 24 June to see the premises and meet staff and clients.The 15-bed centre in Highworth near Swindon provides accommodation and support to men who are determined to make a new start after experiencing problems with alcohol or substance abuse.The MP will arriv...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

Yesterday’s strikes were extremely regrettable, closing our local schools and causing inconvenience for hard-working parents who were forced to change their family routines. It’s a surprise that a minority of unions have decided to take this action while the negotiations on public sector pension reforms are still ongoing. I think it is important that the Government does not shy away from pension reform. I understand this is a complex and sensitive issue, and it’s vital that we ...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Anti-Bullying Campaign At Oakhurst Primary School

Staff and pupils at Oakhurst Primary school held a non-uniform blue day in aid of Swindon Ten to Eighteen project, which supports children and young people who are struggling at home or at school, particularly with bullying.At a special school assembly attended by Justin Tomlinson MP and Swindon Youth MP and anti-cyber bullying campaigner Carney Bonner, STEP coordinator Paul Dodson highlighted the importance of creating a safe environment at school.Parent Vicky Gleed came up with the idea of run...

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