Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP

MP For North Swindon

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Justin Pays Tribute to Sir David Amess

Justin Pays Tribute to Sir David Amess

North Swindon MP Justin has paid trubite to Sir David Amess MP, who was killed during a constituency surgery in Southend on Friday. Sir David had been an MP for nearly 40 years, having been elected to represent Basildon in 1983 and Southend West from 1997. He was highly respected across Parliament, renown for his kind nature and sense of duty to the people he represented as an MP. Justin Tomlinson said: "There are no words. Yet again the best pay the ultimate price. His passion, joy, and w...

Swindon Advertiser Column - Government Working To Improve Access To GPs

Swindon Advertiser Column - Government Working To Improve Access To GPs

The past two years has been a challenging time for our local GPs working in the NHS, and now with the Covid-19 booster programme well underway, as well as the biggest flu vaccination programme. I know they are doing all that they can to prepare for winter. With more bugs flying around now that people are able to mix again, as well as the need to treat COVID-19 patients has contributed to longer wait times for non-COVID-19 care, the Government is making the NHS its number one priority. We are sp...

Justin Visits Tadpole Farm CE Primary Academy

Justin Visits Tadpole Farm CE Primary Academy

Pupils at Tadpole Farm CE Primary Academy had a politics lesson after North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson paid the school a visit this morning. Justin gave the pupils an interactive lesson in how a Bill passes through Parliament to help them understand how parliamentary democracy works in the UK. After selecting a Queen and a Clerk of the House, the pupils were split into members of the House of Lords and members of the House of Commons. The pupils selected a Bill to increase the amount of sport i...

MP Welcomes Innovation And Investment At New Amazon Facility In Swindon

MP Welcomes Innovation And Investment At New Amazon Facility In Swindon

North Swindon MP, Justin Tomlinson was recently given a tour around the eagerly awaited Amazon Fulfilment Centre located in Symmetry Park in Stratton St Margaret. Last year it was announced by Panettoni, who own the site that it had reached terms with Amazon for the construction of the warehouse which would equate to £200 million, and an overall investment of £400 million in the Swindon site. This makes it the largest single sale of a warehouse in British history. The enormous facility located i...

Swindon  Advertiser Column - Getting On With The Job

Swindon Advertiser Column - Getting On With The Job

This week saw the conclusion of the annual Party Conference season. I attended the Conservative one this week, my first in my new role as the Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party. The Prime Minister set out how we are getting on with the job of uniting and levelling up every part of the UK as we build back better from the pandemic. Since the 2019 General Election so much has happened. As promised, we delivered Brexit and secured a deal with the EU. Life was soon to be dominated by the i...

Boris Johnson Promises To Unlock Untapped Potential In the UK During Conference Speech

Boris Johnson Promises To Unlock Untapped Potential In the UK During Conference Speech

The Conservative Party closed today with a positive and optimistic speech from the Prime Minister, in which he promoted equality of opportunity and promised to unleash the spirit of British values. Speaking in Manchester on the third and final day of the conference, the Prime Minister highlighted the untapped potential and lopsided nature of the economy in the UK, and vowed to promote opportunity and unlock this potential. “You will find talent, genius, flair, imagination and enthusiasm every...

Justin Celebrates Launch Of The Recovery Tree

Justin Celebrates Launch Of The Recovery Tree

North Swindon MP joined representatives and supporters from TWIGS Community Gardens, The Olive Tree Café and Pinecones Community Café to celebrate the launch of The Recovery Tree. The Recovery Tree is a new partnership between the three organisation, which will allow them to work together and support people experiencing difficulties with their mental health. The Recovery Tree hopes to build on the initiatives being run by the three organisation, and its plans include: Expanding its craft offer...

Justin Welcomes Pfizer Investment In Swindon Based Company

Justin Welcomes Pfizer Investment In Swindon Based Company

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has welcomed the news that Pfizer is coming to Swindon in a deal which will bring 200 jobs to the town. US company Thermo Fisher, which has a factory on King Fisher Drive, will become the first company in the UK to make or bottle the Pfizer vaccine in the UK. Thermo Fisher will be conducting the 'fill and finish' part of the process, putting the vaccines into vials and packaging them for distribution. The site will form one of Pfizer's global contract manufact...

£500 million Plan for Jobs Expansion

£500 million Plan for Jobs Expansion

- Over £500 million to support hundreds of thousands of people into jobs announced today (Monday) - Workers leaving the furlough scheme and unemployed people over the age of 50 will be helped back into work - Those on the lowest wages will also be helped to progress in their careers and existing schemes targeting young people will be extended into next year Hundreds of thousands of people to be supported as part of the more than £500 million expansion of the government's Plan for Jobs. Workers l...

Justin Meets With The British Heart Foundation At Party Conference

Justin Meets With The British Heart Foundation At Party Conference

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson met with The British Heart Foundation at the Conservative Party Conference to hear about the charity’s Untold Heart Break Campaign. A new report from the BHF has highlighted the impact the COVID pandemic has had on waiting times for diagnosis and treatment of conditions like coronary heart disease, abnormal heart rhythms and heart failure. The BHF’s The Untold Heartbreak report details how long waits for cardiovascular care are only the tip of the iceberg. Misse...