Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP

MP For North Swindon

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Justin Tomlinson MP Elected As Chair Of 'Global Education For All' APPG

Justin Tomlinson MP Elected As Chair Of 'Global Education For All' APPG

Justin Tomlinson with Claudia Winkleman at the launch of the 'Send my Sister to School' campaignJustin Tomlinson MP has been elected as the Co-Chair of the 'Global Education For All' All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG).The APPG was set up to support efforts to achieve universal education.  In 2000 world leaders came together to pledge that every child would receive a full basic education by 2015.  We've made huge progress since then, but 67 million children are still out of ...

MP Visits Local Family Helped By NPower Health Through Warmth

MP Visits Local Family Helped By NPower Health Through Warmth

Justin Tomlinson, MP for Swindon North, has visited a family to see first-hand the difference made by the local npower Health Through Warmth scheme.Father of two, 43-year-old Adam Poynter, has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and osteoarthritis which are both worsened by the cold. The family home only had partial central heating downstairs and so the bedrooms and bathroom remained very cold, aggravating Adam’s health conditions and his son’s asthma.Adam contacted Domestic & Gener...

Swindon Advertiser Article

Swindon Advertiser Article

It was great to see Wharf Green in Swindon town centre come alive during Wimbledon fortnight. There was live tennis on the big screen, a picnic area with Pimms & lemonade and strawberries & cream, and extra seating for fans to watch the action. There was also free coaching on a temporary court provided by Delta Tennis, with many signing up to play tennis there in the future. This was all laid on by InSwindon, an organisation that manages the town centre on behalf of local retailers. This...

Justin Tomlinson MP Calls For Young Men To Join Anthony Nolan Registar

Justin Tomlinson MP Calls For Young Men To Join Anthony Nolan Registar

Justin Tomlinson MP is calling for young men in Swindon to do something special this summer. The MP has joined other politicians in pledging to recruit at least ten men each between the ages to 18 and 30 to join the Anthony Nolan stem cell register.Anthony Nolan is a pioneering charity that saves the lives of people with blood cancer. Every day, they use their register to match remarkable donors willing to donate their blood stem cells to people who desperately need potentially lifesaving transp...

Salvation Army Rehabilitation Centre Campaign Gains Support From Local MP

Salvation Army Rehabilitation Centre Campaign Gains Support From Local MP

Justin Tomlinson, MP for Swindon North constituency is backing an appeal for donations to enable life-changing work by The Salvation Army’s Highworth-based Lifehouse to be available to more people. The MP will visit the centre on Friday 24 June to see the premises and meet staff and clients.The 15-bed centre in Highworth near Swindon provides accommodation and support to men who are determined to make a new start after experiencing problems with alcohol or substance abuse.The MP will arrive at G...

Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Anti-Bullying Campaign At Oakhurst Primary School

Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Anti-Bullying Campaign At Oakhurst Primary School

Staff and pupils at Oakhurst Primary school held a non-uniform blue day in aid of Swindon Ten to Eighteen project, which supports children and young people who are struggling at home or at school, particularly with bullying.At a special school assembly attended by Justin Tomlinson MP and Swindon Youth MP and anti-cyber bullying campaigner Carney Bonner, STEP coordinator Paul Dodson highlighted the importance of creating a safe environment at school.Parent Vicky Gleed came up with the idea of run...

Justin Tomlinson MP Supports National Eye Health Week

Justin Tomlinson MP Supports National Eye Health Week

Justin Tomlinson MP joins National Eye Health Week campaign to raiseawareness of eye health and prevent avoidable sight lossJustin Tomlinson MP joined eye health professionals and representatives of national sight loss charities in Parliament to mark National Eye Health Week (13 – 19 June). At least 50 per cent of sight loss is avoidable if identified early enough. A simple sight test offers the quickest and easiest way for all of us to check our eye health and make sure our sight is not in dang...

A Sweet Treat For North Swindon MP as he raises Awareness Of Breast Cancer Care's Strawberry Tea

A Sweet Treat For North Swindon MP as he raises Awareness Of Breast Cancer Care's Strawberry Tea

Justin Tomlinson took time out for a special Strawberry Tea party in the House of Commons.Arranged by Breast Cancer Care, the event was a chance for Justin to find out more about the charity’s work supporting people affected by breast cancer and the issues that are important to the 50,000 people diagnosed with the disease each year.And as well as sampling a superb selection of mouth-watering strawberry treats, Justin also had the chance to meet some of the charity’s volunteers, who are instrumen...

Justin Tomlinson MP Backs Money For Life Programme

Justin Tomlinson MP Backs Money For Life Programme

Justin Tomlinson MP backs Money for Life programme to support learners in Swindon to tacklethe financial education gap amongst struggling Further Education, Adult and Community LearnersJustin Tomlinson MP is supporting a financial capability and personal money skills programme, Money for Life, targeted at Further Education (FE), Adult and Community learners in Swindon. The programme aims to deliver vital financial capability learning where it is needed most. It equips practitioners – such as tut...

Justin Tomlinson MP Welcomes BMW £500m Investment

Justin Tomlinson MP Welcomes BMW £500m Investment

BMW has annouced it will build its next generation of Minis in Britain in a move that will help safeguard more than 5,000 jobs.The German car giant, which employs 1,200 at the plant in Swindon, said it will be investing another £500m in UK car manufacturing in a move David Cameron said is a 'tremendous vote of confidence' in the workforce.New production facilities and equipment are to be installed at the Mini pressings plant, in Bridge End Road, the assembly base, in Oxford, and its engi...