MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

North Swindon MP Welcomes Swindon Headteacher To Parliament To Meet With The Schools Minister

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has welcomed Swindon Academy & Nova Hreod executive headteacher Ruth Robinson to Parliament to meet with the Schools Minister and discuss the work being done to provide every child with an opportunity to reach their full potential.Last year, the Schools Minister Nick Gibb visited Swindon and saw first hand the work Ruth and teachers at Swindon Academy were doing to provide students with the best start in life. In particular, the Minister heard about Swindon...

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Justin Joins The Countryfile Team To Celebrate 30 Years On Air

Justin Tomlinson MP has joined TV legend John Craven to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first episode of the BBC programme Countryfile.Countryfile is a weekly programme, which airs on BBC One every Sunday and reports on rural, agricultural, & environmental issues in the United Kingdom. Over the years, the programme has provided a window into rural life for people across the country, and educated people on issues including farming & climate change.The programme is one of the mo...

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Local MP Discusses Improving Targeted Support For The Most Vulnerable Around The World

Local MP Justin Tomlinson has met with representatives from the Coalition for Global Prosperity to discuss how the United Kingdom can improve targeting support for the most vulnerable around the world.The Coalition for Global Prosperity brings together political, military, business and faith leaders to improve the way Britain helps in saving lives, alleviating poverty, delivering security and creating prosperity around the globe. In recent years, the Government has helped to support the most v...

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Local MP Opens New Extension At Aqualush

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has officially opened an extension at local business success story, Aqualush, which will expand the existing shop floor and create a new reptile section.Aqualush, based in BSS House at Cheney Manor Industrial Estate, specialise in aquatic and marine wildlife and stock a range from smaller cold water to highly prized tropical fish. Aqualush additionally sell; a range of tanks, living coral, filters, feed and just about anything the fish owner would need to get st...

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Swindon Advertiser Column: Consumers Have A Right To Be Fully Informed Before Making Any Choice

Yesterday the Government announced that it will reduce the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) from £100 to £2.It follows a consultation and compelling arguments from both sides. On one side, there have been representations made on behalf of charities and former gambling addicts who say that these machines make it too easy for people to keep betting more money without enough time to think properly about what they are doing. There have been powerful stories about people’s ...

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North Swindon MP Meets With Local Resident & Chairman of Trigeminal Neuralgia Association UK

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has welcomed Adrian Hale, the Chairman of the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association UK, to a meeting at his Community Office. Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) is a neurological condition caused by blood vessels which wear away the myelin (protective casing) around the Trigeminal nerve in the brain, with the subsequent raw nerve sending stinging signals into areas of the face, causing excruciating pain for the person with the condition. Attacks from TN can come without any ...

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Justin Highlights Another Record Breaking Set Of Employment Statistics

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has welcomed news that employment is at a record high.Currently the employment rate stands at 75.6% – the highest since comparable records began in 1971. This latest record marks the 17th time the employment record has been broken since 2010.The number of people in full time employment is also at a record high, and a staggering 97% of the increase in employment in the last year has come from permanent work.Elsewhere, the number of people in employment has incr...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Welcomes News That Every Cloud Tea Room Is Going From Strength To Strength

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has revisited Every Cloud Arts & Crafts at Stanton Park.The social enterprise has gone from strength to strength since it was first created in August 2013 at the old Farmhouse in Stanton Country Park. Justin has supported the initiative since its inception, having held meetings and helped the volunteers to work with the Borough Council to take on the property. Every Cloud runs a number of different workshops including painting, wood carving, stained glass, j...

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