MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson Delivers Maiden Speech

Justin Tomlinson (North Swindon, Conservative) Maiden Speech 10/06/10Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker, for giving me this opportunity to make my maiden speech. Although we are not quite neighbouring MPs, we share an excellent motorway, the M4, which connects our two constituencies.I congratulate all those who have made some first-class maiden speeches today, two of which I shall highlight. My hon. Friend Tracey Crouch spoke passionately about her love of football-a love that I share but, the Hous...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Pledges Action To Improve Local Carers Lives At Charity Event

Justin Tomlinson MP with Jane Gammage, Head of Lifecare atMacmillan Cancer Support and Denise Maule, a carer.Justin Tomlinson MP has met with carers in the House of Commons to better understand the lives of carers in North Swindon. The event was able to discuss the differing experiences with a number of unpaid carers and to find out what their lives are truly like, on a daily basis. The discussion included ways in which carers lives could be improved, through better support, recognition, an...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

It’s been a strange few days! I arrived in Westminster, a mix of excitement and nerves with more than a hundred new Conservative MPs, eager and ready to learn the protocols of Parliament. I am so proud to have been given this opportunity.Swirling around us have been some of the most dramatic political events for a generation. Within a few hundred yards, the negotiations for a coalition government have taken place, the transfer of power has happened, and the new cabinet has been appointed. ...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

So, we’re finally underway.  The Queen’s Speech on Tuesday marked the formal start of the new Parliament.  MPs are summoned from the House of Commons to the House of Lords to hear the speech, and then we all troop back again, two by two.  Using a combination of good luck and sharp elbows, I managed to get a fairly prominent place in the procession.  The pomp and ceremony is impressive, of course, but now that all the uniforms and wigs and swords have been put away...

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Swindon Advertiser Weekly Article

Next week, Swindon Borough Council's Cabinet will be considering a long-term cut in the cost of car parking in the town centre and Old Town.  This is fantastic news.  It's a bold and innovative move which I fully support, and will be a real boost to the town centre.  Not only will it help existing retailers, but it'll send a clear signal to developers that we take the Swindon seriously.  The town centre is ripe for regeneration, and this move should real...

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Swinden Advertiser Weekly Article

By the time you read this, I hope to have made my maiden speech in the House of Commons.  I’ll be talking about quality of life, and how it too often plays second fiddle as North Swindon expands at such eye-watering speed.  The high density of development and the lack of thoughtful planning is storing up problems for the future.  Lack of open space means there’s nowhere for kids to let off steam, leading to obesity and anti-social behaviour.  Lack of parking means...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Makes Debut With Parliamentary Football Team

Justin Tomlinson MP, "I have dusted off my football boots and signed up for the Parliamentary Football Team.  I made my debut against the US Embassy Football Team, ahead of our World Cup opening match against USA on Saturday.  I am afraid to say though we lost 4-3, hopefully not a result that will be repeated on Saturday!"

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Justin Tomlinson MP Attends Valuing Volunteers Event

Volunteers Event, Robert Buckland MP, Akila Sroya Treasurer SAWA, Justin Tomlinson MP and Nazma Ramruttun Chair SAWA Justin Tomlinson MP, "I was very pleased to have the opportunity to not only attend the Valuing Volunteers Event, but also meet with the various groups and organisations to learn about how they are helping within our local community."Further information on Volunteer Centre Swindon can be seen on: Read More →

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