MP for North Swindon

Justin Tomlinson MP

North Swindon MP Hosts Another Successful Event With The Swindon Carers Centre At His Community Office

Swindon Carers Centre has hosted another successful event at Justin Tomlinson MP’s community office, as people were invited along to enjoy afternoon tea to celebrate the role of unpaid carers in Swindon.A number of people came through the door to discuss the work of Swindon Carers in more detail, and of course to enjoy a cuppa and a cake.If you know a local charity of voluntary organisation that would be interested in using Justin’s community space free of charge, then please do get in touch...

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North Swindon MP Joins Swindon Croquet Club For Annual Open Day

The sun was out for Swindon Croquet Club’s annual open day, and sports fan & Chair of the APPG for Sport, Justin Tomlinson, was delighted to attend.Justin chatted to members of the club, which is located in Cheney Manor, and played several games including against South Swindon MP Robert Buckland. Members of the club had also put on refreshments and cakes for all of those who came along to try out the game.During his time as the Member of Parliament, Justin has visited the club several time...

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Justin Encourages Local Young People To Get Involved In The Rotary Club Youth Leadership Scheme

Justin Tomlinson MP is highlighting the amazing opportunity of the North Swindon Rotary Club Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) course, which is available this summer to a talented local resident aged 16-18. The course is geared towards training young people who are enthusiastic about outdoor activities, and improving their self-confidence, as well as building leadership & communication skills. Justin is highlighting the course as an opportunity for young people to build important transferable s...

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Justin Tomlinson MP Cheers On Swindon Supermarine As They Secure Promotion

Football fan Justin Tomlinson MP joined fellow supporters to cheer on Swindon Supermarine as the non-league club gained promotion to the Southern League Premier Division.Supermarine beat Evesham in the semi-finals, before embarking on the long coach journey down to Dorset to face Wimborne Town, where 120 minutes were played and neither team broke the deadlock. In dramatic fashion, Supermarine won promotion through penalties, after goalkeeper Josh King saved two of Wimborne’s spot kicks.Swindon...

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Local MP Welcomes Culture Secretary To Swindon's Museum Of Computing

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson joined volunteers in welcoming Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, to a special visit of Swindon’s Museum of Computing.The Secretary of State previously served as the Minister for Digital & Creative where he had responsibility for broadband, broadcasting, creative industries, cyber and the tech industry. His family also ran a computer software company when he was younger, so the museum brought back fond memories. The ...

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Justin Hosts Latest Meeting With Swindon Climate Action Network

Justin regularly meets with the group, made up of local residents from across the town, to hear their ideas & concerns about environmental issues and to provide updates on the work the Government is doing.Top of the agenda was transport, and the ways to make vehicles more energy efficient. SCAN suggested that whilst there had been plenty of innovation with electric cars, they would like to see more done to create electric vans. They also want to see more electric buses, a goal which is share...

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North Swindon MP Welcomes Additional Funding To Reduce Homelessness & Rough Sleeping

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has welcomed news that the Government has awarded £28 million worth of funding to pilot new projects to reduce rough sleeping.The pilot projects are based on the internationally acclaimed Housing First approach to supporting rough sleepers, which has an incredible rate of success in providing rough sleepers with the support they need to get off the streets and to rebuild their lives.Many people who find themselves homeless have underlying issues, such as addict...

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Swindon Advertiser Column: We Have To Protect & Empower Consumers

New data has shown that members of the public who stay loyal to their six essential service markets - energy, mobile, TV, broadband, home insurance and savings - could actually be on average £1,000 a year worse off than those who frequently switch.Most people have never switched their providers; either because they think it’s too complicated or because they believe they are getting better rewards for being loyal. It’s called the loyalty penalty – where companies attract you with competiti...

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