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Justin Tomlinson MP

Swindon MP Meets With Key Disability Stakeholders

North Swindon MP and Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Justin Tomlinson, has met with Chief Executives of the key stakeholders who make-up the Disability Charities Consortium to discuss a range of issues affecting people with disabilities. The Disability Charities Consortium is a coalition of eight of the largest disability charities, who work together to influence Government jointly on a small number of policy areas including employment, welfare and independent living. Justin met ...

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Swindon Advertiser Column: What A Week Of Sport

What a week of sport!Have you recovered yet? Has the heart rate returned to normal; the adrenaline stopped flowing?I am not ashamed to say there was quite a lot of excited jumping up & down in the Tomlinson household last Sunday, as Jos Buttler crashed through the stumps to secure our first ever ICC Cricket World Cup Final victory.But for a good chunk of Sunday, my sporting loyalties were split, as I was fortunate enough to have been asked by the organisers of the British Grand Prix to prese...

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North Swindon MP Presents Trophies To Formula 2 Champions At Silverstone

Local MP Justin Tomlinson was honoured to present the winner’s trophies in the Formula 2 Championship race at Silverstone on Sunday.   The MP was attending the event in his capacity as Minister for Disabled People, following his proactive work to increase the number of disabled people employed within engineering and motorsport, as well as meeting with Motorsport UK on the subject.   Following on from its declaration in December 2018, the FIA (Federation of International Automobiles) is...

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Local MP Praises Swindon Business F-TEC

  North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has celebrated the success of local business F-TEC, as it marked its third year in the town.   F-TEC is a dedicated training facility, offering an extensive range of forklift engineering programmes, including: apprenticeships, advanced level courses, diagnostics, safety, and more.   Justin visited the 15,000 sq.ft. facility at the Kembrey Park Industrial Estate to help the company mark the occasion, and see the business first-hand. The facility boast...

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GP Update - 16 July

Since issues were first identified with access to GP services across five local surgeries, I have been actively working with our local GPs, NHS England, the CQC and the CCG, to help find a solution to the problems caused by the IMH Hub. IMH have now rightly announced they will be withdrawing from providing the service, and the CCG & NHS England are working to put in place a new, better, long-lasting system. As part of that work, I have received an update from Nicki Millin, a senior Directo...

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North Swindon MP Opens Up Community Office To Swindon Carers Centre

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson opened his community office to Swindon Carers Centre for a young carers' lead meeting.A number of representatives who lead on young carers for various organisations met at the community office to discuss issues affecting young carers and provide useful feedback to the Swindon Carers Centre.The group also heard from a representative of Defence Lab, who discussed issues such as bullying; and Swindon Food Collective, who discussed issues around carers on free sch...

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Swindon Advertiser Column: Summer Activities Fair Will Keep Everyone Entertained

When I was younger I loved the summer holidays.I have so many happy memories of reading lots of books at night and spending all day with my friends in the park. I was always busy doing something - playing cricket & trying to avoid smacking the ball into the road; racing around the park against my friends during a hot Olympic summer; and trying to re-create the goals we’d seen in the football. Spending so much time doing these things kept me entertained and out of trouble (it also kept me...

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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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