MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

VIDEO: Justin & The Prime Minister Praise Swindon's Maisie Sly After Oscar Win

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson, and the Prime Minister Theresa May, have used PMQs to praise Swindon's Maisie Sly for the role she played in the Oscar winning film The Silent Child.Maisie, who was born profoundly deaf, plays the character of Libby, a deaf child born to hearing parents who struggle to communicate with their daughter. Libby becomes distant and isolated until a social worker, played by Rachel Shenton, comes to visit.Justin joined Maisie for a special pre-Oscar screening of the ...

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VIDEO: Justin Tomlinson Calls On Developers To Address Poor Quality Of New Build Homes

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has called on developers to address the poor quality of some new build properties, as the Government launches a major review of planning & housebuilding.A house purchase is the single biggest purchase a person will make, and Justin has hosted a number of public meetings in North Swindon with residents concerned about the poor quality of their new-build property. The North Swindon MP's comments came as the Government launched a consultation on changes to plan...

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North Swindon MP Welcomes Prime Minister's Detailed, Open & Ambitious Vision For The UK's Future Economic Partnership With The EU

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has welcomed the Prime Minister’s speech setting out the Government’s position on the next phase of the Brexit negotiations. In her speech, the Prime Minister set out the Government’s ambitious and serious vision for the future economic partnership the UK is seeking with the EU. There have been many different voices and views in this debate and Ministers have listened carefully to them all. The UK is seeking an agreement that goes beyond any existing Fre...

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Swindon Advertiser Column: I Want To End The Stigma Attached To Mental Health

Every day our safety, security and way of life are protected by our courageous Armed Forces personnel across the world. They are often risking life and limb for our security and making huge personal sacrifices.Mental illnesses caused by life on the battlefield can have a devastating impact on our brave heroes and their families.It is our moral and professional duty to ensure that we do all we can for our world class troops and to ensure that we are there for them in their own time of need.That...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Meets With Local Charity Lights For Learning

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson met with Swindon-based charity 'Lights for Learning' to get an update on its work to bring lighting to areas of the world where artificial lighting is impossible or hard to obtain.Lights for Learning is a charity which installs solar-powered lighting to schools in areas where artificial lighting is not readily available, and by doing so they help places of education meet the challenges they face. The charity works all across the world; including Zambia, Zimbabwe...

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Justin Meets Apprentices At Cleeve Technology

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has visited Cleeve Technology Limited, to meet the company’s new apprentices and tour its Kembrey Park facility.Cleeve Technology design and manufacture electrical cable assemblies & harnesses. Justin met with Business Development Manager Doug Coombs and Operations Manager Deb Leat to learn more about the business and the cable harness industry.Justin saw first-hand the work the company does as he toured the factory, learning about Cleeve and the companie...

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North Swindon MP Shows Continued Support For Disability Confident Scheme

North Swindon MP & former Minister for Disabled People, Justin Tomlinson, has re-affirmed his support for the government’s Disability Confident scheme at an in Parliament.The Disability Confident campaign aims to debunk the myths around employing disabled people and encourage employers to take advantage of the wealth of talent available. The Government believes every disabled person who wants to work should be able to.Disability Confident organisations play a leading role in changing attit...

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Local MP Hosts Event To Help Recruit Care Home Volunteers

Justin Tomlinson, MP for North Swindon, welcomed Care Home Volunteers to his Community Office at the Orbital Shopping Park as it held a volunteer recruitment event.The charity works to improve the quality of life for older people in care homes by recruiting volunteers to work with them, providing fun and friendship.The event was held to promote the work it does and provide information for prospective volunteers.Justin Tomlinson MP said “Loneliness among older people, even in care homes, is a h...

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