MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Local MP Helps Red Oaks Primary School Pass Their Own Parliamentary Bill

Parliament came to Red Oaks Primary School as North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson visited to give a special assembly.The visit complimented the work the school has been doing on ‘British values’ – including democracy and ensuring people’s voices are heard.As part of the assembly Justin split the children into the House of Commons and the House of Lords to demonstrate how a bill passes through Parliament. Having decided upon a bill to increase school sport, Justin selected a clerk to cour...

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Swindon MP Supports Charity Giving Job Opportunities To People With Special Needs

A local charity which provides job opportunities for people with special needs teamed up with a local football team to provide refreshments at the recent Swindon football derby – thanks to support from a local MP.Hjälpande Händer (Helping Hand in Swedish) is a not for profit organisation which runs a catering van to provide young adults with special needs with meaningful paid work. The young adults are involved with every aspect of the business, which has had great success at local festivals...

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Swindon Advertiser Column: This Is A Fantastic Way To Support Our Local Community

In December, I was delighted with the news that Brighter Futures had reached their fundraising target for a new radiotherapy unit at the Great Western Hospital. It was the culmination of a three-and-a-half-year campaign to raise £2.9 million to purchase key clinical equipment for the unit.This week it was confirmed that Ministers had signed off on final part of the project, meaning work can begin on the new unit in the spring of next year which is absolutely fantastic news.The new unit is a vit...

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Commonweal Students Meet Local MP To Discuss Global Education

The plight of millions of young people around the world unable to access education was raised with North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson as pupils from Commonweal School visited Parliament. Evie Dixon and Stella George – pupils at Commonweal - travelled to London to lobby on behalf of the Send My Friend To School campaign – which aims to see every child in the world receive a quality education. According to the campaign, 262 million children and young people remain out of school and many that ...

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VIDEO: Justin Tomlinson Responds To Important Debate On Employment Support For People With Autism

North Swindon MP and Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Justin Tomlinson, has used his speech in response to an important debate on employment support for people with Autism, to highlight the vital cross-party work that helping to bring about real change.In his role as the Minister for Disabled People, Work and Health, Justin has been working with MPs from all parties to improve employment support for people with Autism. Working with MPs from all sides, the Government has made re...

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North Swindon MP Hosts Good Gym Training Session

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson welcomed members of Swindon Good Gym to his community office as they held a walk leader training day.Good Gym brings people together to run & do good deeds in their community. The gym gets people to run to a location, carry out a positive task such as planting trees or helping an elderly person with a task they can no longer do, and then run back. The aim is to keep fit and healthy, while also helping the local community.A group of seven run leaders used th...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Joins Pluss Swindon For Employability Day

To mark the fourth national Employability Day, North Swindon MP & Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work, Justin Tomlinson, has joined the team at Pluss in Swindon to see how it works to support individuals who face challenges entering employment.The visit came as part of Employability Day - the UK’s largest celebration for organisations supporting people into work. The annual event also provides an opportunity to increase understanding and awareness of the role they undert...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Joins Local Employers & Apprentices To Celebrate Annual Apprenticeship Awards At Swindon College

Local MP Justin Tomlinson joined local employers and their apprentices on Thursday evening at the Annual Apprenticeship Awards at Swindon College.Local employers including the Research Councils, the NHS, local schools, Swindon Borough Council, engineering companies, accountants and construction companies gathered to honour the apprentices who had been selected to receive a special recognition award for their hard work and effort.The qualifications covered a broad range including business adminis...

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