MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

Recently I’ve been focussing a great deal on education issues in the town.Firstly, I have been pushing for greater local provision of post 16 education, ending the block on local schools from offering this. As a former councillor in Abbey Meads, I saw that young people from the local area faced a real challenge when it came to deciding where to go to study A-levels. They may have faced either a trip to Swindon College, New College (involving two bus journeys) or even head out of the area t...

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Justin Tomlinson MP, Children with Leukaemia Charity Electricity Pylon Meeting

Caroline Hampden-White, Children with Leaukaemia & Justin Tomlinson MP viewing anelectricity pylon immediately adjacent to family homes in Abbey Meads Justin Tomlinson MP, "Having met with the Children with Leukaemia charity who set out their concerns regarding electricity pylons, I was determined to help make a differemce.  I firstly agreed to support their national campaign, but I also offered to see how I could help locally in Swindon. I therefore arrang...

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Blunsdon House Hotel 50 Years Celebration

 Blunsdon House, one of Swindon’s most prestigious hotels, remains at the heart of the community after 50 years.Still owned by the same family, the four-star business in Blunsdon High Street has hosted thousands of guests and events over the years, including many weddings.Now the family is looking to the future as they celebrate its golden anniversary this week.Manager Christopher Clifford said: “Fifty years is a fantastic achievement, especially with the economic climate and al...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Automotive Industry Apprentices Event

Justin Tomlinson MP with Honda UK Apprentices SMMT held its summer parliamentary reception in the House of Commons on 20 July. MPs, senior industry executives and stakeholder colleagues met apprentices from nine global companies that manufacture vehicles in the UK, to talk about their experiences and roles within the automotive industry. Guests heard speeches from Richard Burden MP, chair of the All-PartyParliamentary Motor Group, Ron Dennis CBE, executive chairman of McLaren Group and McLa...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Northern Sector Police Exhibition

Abbey Meads ward councillors Vera Tomlinson and Peter Heaton-Jones and North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson have thrown their support behind a new local policing intitiative.The North Swindon Neighbourhood Policing teams have been visiting communities in their new exhibition van.  Today the van was at the Orbital Retail Centre in Abbey Meads ward.The idea is to make police officers more accessible so that people can talk to them about the issues that matter to them, and learn more about w...

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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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