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Please note that Justin Tomlinson is not currently an MP, as Parliament has been dissolved until after the General Election

Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Praises 'Hidden Stories' Campaign On Invisible Disabilities

Local MP and Disabilities Minister, Justin Tomlinson was full of praise for a travelling workshop called Hidden Stories on a visit to the Central Library. Hidden Stories is geared towards using stories from individuals on how they are affected by invisible disabilities to raise awareness of their disabilities. Justin was joined on the visit by South Swindon MP Robert Buckland, both were keen to discuss how further raise awareness can be raised of the issues faced by many disabled people.Invisibl...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Visits Residents At Ridgeway Rise Care Home

Local MP Justin Tomlinson recently attended an open day for the Ridgeway Rise Care Home in North Swindon. The open day was an opportunity to showcase some of the work of the home, which specialises in nursing and residential care for people with dementia.During the visit, Justin met with the management of the home & residents, and took questions on a wide range of topics. He was also shown an art exhibition by Valerie Bayliss, a resident at the home and talented artist, as well as listening ...

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North Swindon MP Supports Castle Eaton Summer Fete

Local MP Justin Tomlinson recently enjoyed a Saturday afternoon at the Castle Eaton Summer Fete.The annual event is held in the garden of the Red Lion pub and aims to raise money for the many village groups that exist including the gardening & the coffee club. There were a number of different stalls including a tombola and other games, whilst people enjoyed a BBQ and homemade cakes. One of the highlights of the day was the duck race along the River Thames which runs through the bottom of the...

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Justin Welcomes Major Announcements On Improving Mental Health Support

Every new teacher will be trained in how to spot the signs of mental health issues, under a new prevention plan unveiled by the Prime Minister – news which has been welcomed by North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson.The move forms part of a wide- ranging package of reforms aimed at ensuring people have the confidence and skills they need to identify mental health issues before they become critical, particularly in young people.These measures include: Training for all new teachers on how to spot ...

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North Swindon MP Encourages Residents To 'Stop, Report, Talk' In Order To Tackle Scams

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson is encouraging residents to ‘Stop, Report, Talk’ if they think they’re being targeted by scams or fraud.The initiative is being run by Citizen’s Advice as part of its 2019 Scams Awareness campaign, which aims to ensure consumers can recognise a scam and know what to do when they see one.Research by Citizen’s Advice has shown that: That a staggering 61% of people have been targeted by scammers in the last 2 years. Worryingly, nearly 40% of people ha...

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Swindon Advertiser Column: I Look Forward To Seeing So Many Enthusiastic Young People Joining In With The Summer Reading Challenge

Last week, I was delighted to host the national launch of the incredibly popular Summer Reading Challenge. This is the fifth time I’ve hosted the event in Parliament and it was brilliant to see dozens of MPs from all of the different political parties coming together to champion this fantastic cause.The Summer Reading Challenge is designed to encourage all primary-age children to use the school holidays to read for fun. It is a unique partnership between The Reading Agency and libraries across...

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North Swindon MP Welcomes Government Commitment To Net Zero Emissions

The UK will end its contribution to climate change by 2050, thanks to legislation set out today – news which has been welcomed by North Swindon MP, Justin Tomlinson.In May, the independent Committee on Climate Change recommended that the UK commit to net zero emissions by 2050. After careful consideration, the Government will start the legislative process for a net zero greenhouse gas emissions target today.The move sees the UK become the first major economy to legislate to end its contributio...

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Justin Highlights New Data Showing Employment Remains At A Record High

New independent jobs figures show the fundamentals of the British economy remain robust, with employment at a joint record high, and unemployment at its lowest for over 40 years – news which has been welcomed by North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson.The employment rate currently stands at 76.1%, up from 75.6% this time last year. There are 357,000 more people in employment than last year, with 402,000 more people in full-time jobs – meaning the annual increase in jobs is down entirely to full-ti...

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