MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP Visits Inner Flame Charity

Justin Tomlinson MP with staff from Inner FlameJustin Tomlinson MP today visited local charity 'Inner Flame'.Inner Flame’s vision is:"To inspire and support young people to live rich, happy and fulfilling lives, and to be excited about who they are"Fire Me Up!, is Inner Flame's flagship programme.  It is a residential course for people aged 14-19. Participants experience a unique opportunity for personal growth and development through:Challenging activities,...

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Justin Tomlinson Visits Thamesdown Buses

Justin Tomlinson MP with a brand new Thamesdown BusJustin Tomlinson today visited Thamesdown Buses to meet staff and discuss future plans for the local bus company with the Chief Executive Paul Jenkins.Justin Tomlinson, "As a local resident myself, I often use the local buses and therefore I was delighted to arrange this visit.  I was able to have a tour of the impressive bus depot, meet with staff and see the latest bus model.  With many recent changes to bus journey's I...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

As part of Conservative plans to see Council Tax frozen, the government is bringing forward a number of measures to help make this possible. Firstly, we have increased flexibility for councils by freeing up the ring-fencing of local authority budgets. As a first stage, we’re targeting £1.2 billion which will give councils the power and discretion to focus their resources on frontline services. It is essential that Swindon Council continues to review their priorities, which can n...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

Two landmark dates this week have highlighted, in very different ways, the vital importance of small and medium-sized businesses to our economy. Having owned a small business in North Swindon myself for the past ten years, it’s something I’m passionate about. Wednesday marked the 100th day of the coalition government, a chance to look back at how well we’re steering the economy. Then Thursday saw the A-level results come out, a key event for thousands of young people in decidin...

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Justin Tomlinson Supports Stroke Association

Justin Tomlinson MP for North Swindon had his blood pressure tested at a Parliamentary Reception held by The Stroke Association in Westminster to highlight how monitoring blood pressure can help to prevent a stroke.The reception also provided an opportunity for the charity to highlight the fact that long term support for those that survive a stroke should be a key health issue under the newly formed Government. Justin Tomlinson MP, commented:“There is no doubt that blood pressure...

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Museum of Computing 1st Anniversary Event

Jeremy Holt, Founder & Justin Tomlinson MPJustin Tomlinson MP attended and spoke at the Museum of Computing, 1st Anniversary celebrations.The Museum of Computing is devoted to the history of computing and digital development. It was the first physical museum of it's kind in the UK dedicated to the history of computing.The Museum is not simply a repository of artefacts, but has active displays as well as providing a forum for the provision of lectures. There is a mixture of permanent...

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Swindon Volunteer Centre Visit

Volunteer Centre Swindon provides free guidance for anyone looking for volunteering opportunities, based at 1 John Street, Swindon. They also give free support and good practice advice to volunteer-involving organisations.Further information on the Volunteer Centre can be seen at: http://www.swindonvolunteers.org.ukJustin Tomlinson MP, "I was delighted to visit Volunteer Centre Swindon.  Their exceptional work in bringing together volunteers and organisations looking to volunteer ...

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Plan 500, Backing Young People

Rod Bluh, leader of Swindon Borough Council, Rikki Hunt, head of SSEP,Caroline Hallatt, head of corporate responsibility, Nationwide Building SocietyJustin Tomlinson Conservative MP North Swindonand Robert Buckland Conservative MP for South Swindon(Picture www.swindonweb.com)A new initiative aimed at helping young people realise their potential and improve their workplace skills was launched today.Plan 500 is looking for businesses that can offer work expe...

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