MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

VIDEO: Justin Tomlinson Calls For Emergency Lifesaving Skills To Be Taught In Schools

North Swindon MP has spoken passionately about his campaign to add the teaching of emergency lifesaving skills to the National Curriculum.Justin's comments, which came during a Westminster Hall debate in Parliament, are the latest in a series of speeches he has delivered highlighting the urgent need to add a one hour emergency first aid & CPR lesson to the core subjects children are taught in school.The North Swindon MP highlighted his own personal experience of finding his father, who had h...

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Local MP Discusses Schools In North Swindon With New Regional Schools Commissioner

Local MP Justin Tomlinson has met with the new Regional Schools Commissioner for the South West, Lisa Mannall, to discuss education in Swindon.Regional Schools Commissioners (RSCs) work on behalf of the Secretary of State for Education and are accountable to the National Schools Commissioner. Each RSC is supported by a Headteacher Board and these Headteacher Boards are made up of experienced academy headteachers who advise & challenge RSCs on the decisions they make.Brought in by the ...

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North Swindon MP Welcomes Government's 'Good Work Plan' To Support Employees

Justin Tomlinson MP has welcomed the launch of the “Good Work Plan” which will see millions of flexible workers receive new rights under major Government reforms, as the UK becomes one of the first countries to address the challenges of the changing world of work in the modern economy.The Government’s ‘Good Work Plan’ comes in response to the independent Taylor Review, published last year, which investigated what impact modern working practices are having on the world of work. The re...

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Justin Meets British Heart Foundation To Discuss Emergency Lifesaving Skills In Schools

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has met with the British Heart Foundation as part of his ongoing campaign to add the teaching of Emergency Lifesaving Skills to the curriculum. The local MP, who is the Patron of the Swindon Branch of the British Heart Foundation, has been lobbying Ministers so that schools deliver a one hour lesson to pupils to help teach emergency first aid and CPR. There are 30,000 cardiac arrests a year outside of a hospital, for which the survival chances are 12%, which i...

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North Swindon MP Joins Action Cerebral Palsy For Launch Of The 'Identify, Intervene, Impact' Campaign

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has joined staff & volunteers from Action Cerebral Palsy for the launch of its Identify, Intervene, Impact campaign.Action Cerebral Palsy (ACP) was formed in 2013 as a consortium of specialist centres that provide services for children with cerebral palsy and is now an independent campaigning charity, representing the whole cerebral palsy community. ACP seeks to address the issues facing children with cerebral palsy and their families, and to be the voice f...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Call For National Autism & Education Strategy

Justin Tomlinson MP has backed the National Autistic Society and Ambitious About Autism campaign to introduce a national autism and educational strategy; building on the positive work the Government has done to support young people with Autism and learning disabilities.Justin has added his name to a joint letter to the Secretary of State for Education, Damian Hinds MP, asking him to ensure that as much support as possible is provided to the 120,000 school-aged children on the autistics spectrum ...

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Justin Welcomes News Swindon Excels Once Again In Centre For Cities Report

Swindon’s strong performance in the Centre for Cities Outlook Report has been welcomed by North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson.The Cities Outlook Report, compiled by the independent think tank The Centre for Cities, is a health check on the country’s 63 biggest towns and cities. The report looks at a number of factors including innovation, employment and housing. Historically, the major cities of the United Kingdom drove growth but in the last decade, town's like Swindon have joined these major...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Welcomes New Local Infrastructure Development Funding Worth £11.5 Million

Justin Tomlinson MP has welcomed the announcement today of £11.5 million in infrastructure for two separate schemes in Swindon; the Kingsdown Bridge and the Rowborough Eastern Access for the Eastern Development Area.The Government has announced £866 million investment in local housing projects to ensure that infrastructure is in place before major housing developments come through, making sure that the impact of new homes, which are much needed for the next generation, is lessened for local re...

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