MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Stratton Outlook Monthly Article, August

In the years leading up to the election, I kept promising that I would be a highly visible and accessible MP. Now I’ve been able to turn those words into deeds . Along with my South Swindon colleague Robert Buckland, we’ve set up a joint constituency office, right in the centre of Swindon. It has so many advantages. First and foremost it’s the most efficient use of taxpayers’ money; by sharing accommodation, staff and equipment, we can make considerable cost savings. It&r...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

The first ‘term’ at Westminster has now been completed, so I have returned to Swindon for recess. David Cameron has quite rightly cut the length of the summer recess considerably, ending the excessive break that former MP’s joined. I certainly won’t be taking my foot off the pedal.Recess is a time to concentrate on constituency events and meetings, for which I already have a packed diary. As a local resident myself, I enjoy being able to spend time meeting with residents,...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

In the years leading up to the election, I promised that I would be a highly visible and accessible MP.  So now, along with my South Swindon colleague Robert Buckland, we’ve set up a joint constituency office right in the centre of Swindon.  It has so many advantages.  First and foremost it’s the most efficient use of taxpayers’ money; by sharing accommodation, staff and equipment, we can make considerable cost savings.  It’s also very accessible &ndas...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Meets Peter Crouch

 Today, the All-Party Communications Group examined what Ofcom's ruling on the Pay TV market will mean for consumers.In addition Peter Crouch, current Tottenham and England player, was interviewed by Martin Keown, former Arsenal player, 43 caps for England and now a BBC football pundit. Peter gave an insight into his experiences as a player including his recent trip to South Africa with the England team.Justin Tomlinson MP, "Throughout this meeting we had opport...

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Justin Tomlinson MP, Museums Libraries & Archives

Justin Tomlinson MP with the 1966 World Cup football.(The 1966 World Cup football forms part of the National Football Museum's collection) Justin Tomlinson MP attended the Museums Libraries & Archives (MLA) event.The MLA is currently pushing the case for more creative planning by the sector to respond to the current financial climate, and to ensure the public get the most out of the £2bn plus that national and local government invest in the sector.This is s...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Invites Local Residents To Help Meet The Spending Challenge

The Coalition Government has now launched the second phase of the Spending Challenge – appealing to the public for their ideas about how to save money and improve public services.Justin TomlinsonMP said: "Tackling the deficit is the most urgent and unavoidable issue facing Britain today. Last year Britain had the largest deficit in peacetime history, and the highest in the G7 and G20. If this rate of borrowing is allowed to continue, it could lead to higher interest rates, tax rises a...

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North Wilts 10th Annual Hockey Tournament

I was delighted to be the guest of honour at the North Wilts 10th Annual Hockey Tournament at Dorcan Recreation Centre.The hard work of the organising committee really paid off, with 23 teams competing for the various ladies and men's trophies throughout the day, which was enjoyed by both the players and spectators.     

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

This week we saw the welcome news that unemployment in Swindon had fallen.  The Borough saw a fall of 1,902 benefit claimants compared to this time last year, indicating a significant start to our recovery.As part of the Emergency Budget to tackle the deficit, the Government set out clear plans to support people coming off benefits and getting back into work.  Key measures announced included: reducing the public deficit to keep interest rates down; cutting corporation tax; canceling La...

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