MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

VIDEO: Justin Tomlinson Responds As Minister To Important Debate On Guide Dogs

Justin Tomlinson MP has responded to an important debate on guide dogs in Parliament as part of his role as a Minister at the Department for Work & Pensions.The North Swindon MP and former Minister for Disabled People now holds a new, wide-ranging brief within the Department and responded to a debate on the issues of access to restaurants & bars for disabled people; in particular those accompanied by a guide dog.During his time as a backbench MP and now as a Minister, Justin has activel...

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Swindon Advertiser Column: Our Town Has Always Been At The Centre Of Exciting New Innovations

Swindon has always been at the centre of exciting new innovations and last week I got to see how this continues to be the case as I visited Swindon Powertrain in Greenbridge.Swindon Powertrain is a company with a team of engineers and technicians who supply high performance powertrains as well as components and cutting edge development projects to the automotive world and the motorsport industry. Recently they represented Swindon at the UK’s first ever zero-emission vehicles summit which was a...

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North Swindon MP Helps Oakhurst Primary Celebrate Platinum School Games Award

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson helped pupils and staff at Oakhurst Primary School celebrate as it became the first school in Swindon to achieve the Platinum School Games Award.The School Games aims to put competitive sport at the heart of schools and provide opportunities for students to compete & achieve their personal best. The initiative rewards schools for their commitment to the development of competition across the school and in the community, through a number of different awards: B...

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Justin Visits The Nelson Trust To Learn More About Their Vital Support Services

North Swindon MP and Work & Pensions Minister, Justin Tomlinson, has visited The Nelson Trust to learn more about how the charity works to support people recovering from addiction & abuse. The Nelson Trust was founded in 1985 near Stroud in Gloucestershire by Roy and Mary Brash. The charity began life as a supportive shared residence for people recovering from alcohol addiction, and over a period of a few short years it developed into a residential treatment centre providing a comprehen...

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Justin Officially Opens Kingdom Coffee House In Redhouse Village Centre

Kingdom Coffee House in Redhouse Village Centre has been officially opened by North Swindon MP and local resident Justin Tomlinson.Owned and run by local residents Kirsty Cummings & Sue Offord, Kingdom Coffee House prides itself on being an ethical business; both in the way it sources the products it sells and by making sure the store has wide-reaching benefits within the local community. In particular, the coffee shop is already organising community events and has hosted workshops with loc...

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Local MP Celebrates Success Of The SMASH Mentoring Scheme

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has celebrated the success of SMASH after it was awarded The Queen's Award. SMASH (Swindon Mentoring and Self Help) run a mentoring scheme across Swindon, where adults are paired with a young person who faces significant challenges. Mentors meet with the same young person once a week to give support, encouragement and guidance. They encourage young people to believe in themselves, building up their self-confidence and helping them take the first steps towards a...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Backs British Farming Week

Justin Tomlinson MP has shown his support for farmers in North Swindon as part of Back British Farming week, recognising the crucial role farmers play in producing food and caring for the countryside.Farming is the bedrock of the UK’s largest manufacturing sector – food and drink – which contributes over £110 billion to the economy and employs 3.8 million people. The National Farmers' Union (NFU) represents 47,000 farmers across England and Wales – 800 of which are in Wiltshire.  Agric...

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North Swindon MP Hosts Awards Ceremony In Parliament For Swindon Based Research Council

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has welcomed researchers from across the country to Parliament for the inaugural Health Humanities Medal Awards, organised by the Swindon-based Arts and Humanities Research Council.The awards celebrate the people & projects which are helping to transform the quality of life, health and wellbeing of the population via the use of arts and humanities. This is the first award of its kind to recognise these achievements in the UK.The Arts and Humanities Research ...

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