Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP

MP For North Swindon

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Swindon Supermarine, Proud Day!

Swindon Supermarine, Proud Day!

Justin Tomlinson MP Just Before Kick OffSwindon Supermarine 0 v 1 Colchester Utd, FA Cup 2nd RoundJustin Tomlinson MP, "I was delighted to have the opportunity to travel down to Colchester to cheer on Swindon Supermarine in the FA Cup 2nd round match.  Not only was this the first time Swindon Supermarine had made it into the 2nd round of the FA Cup, but the money raised from the cup run has helped generate about £50,000 for the club, which only a few months back was struggling to raise enough mo...

Justin Tomlinson MP Speaks In Youth Debate

Justin Tomlinson MP Speaks In Youth Debate

Inner Flame, A Local Swindon Organisation That With SupportMakes A Real Difference To Local Young PeopleJustin Tomlinson MP Speech - Youth Provision Debate...I congratulate Julie Hilling on securing this extremely important and interesting debate. I am not sure whether I will be able to share her passion, but I shall do my very best.During my 10 years as a councillor before becoming the MP for North Swindon, this was one of the most important issues that came up in the residents surveys and in t...

Britain On The MEND, Child Obesity Event

Britain On The MEND, Child Obesity Event

A local Swindon boy joined Justin Tomlinson MP at a special VIP reception at the House of Commons in London yesterday (22 November 2010) in a bid to promote healthy lifestyles.Ten-year-old Thomas Broomhall from Swindon, was invited to the exciting event to celebrate his success at becoming fitter, healthier and happier after attending local healthy lifestyle club, MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do it!).  He was one of 25 children and their parents who went to London to meet MPs and discuss MEN...

Justin Tomlinson MP Attends Swindon & Marlborough Amnesty Meeting

Justin Tomlinson MP Attends Swindon & Marlborough Amnesty Meeting

Justin Tomlinson MP attended a Swindon and Marlborough Amnesty group meeting to discuss a number of issues including:Human TraffickingBurmaAsylumCivil LibertiesAnti-Terror LegislationJustin Tomlinson MP, "I was delighted to attend this meeting to be able to discuss both my work in Parliament, and a general discussion on the issues raised."Further information on the group can be seen at: http://swindon.amnesty.org.uk/

Congratulations To Swindon Supermarine FC

Congratulations To Swindon Supermarine FC

Congratulations to Swindon Supermarine who not only played in the FA Cup 1st Round for the first time in their history, but secured a heroic 2-1 win against Eastwood Town. Swindon Supermarine FC will join Swindon Town FC in the 2nd Round.Swindon Supermarine FC will be away to Colchester United, whilst Swindon Town will be away to Crawley Town, a match selected for TV.  Both ties are on the weekend of November 27 and 28.Excellent coverage (and video) of the post match celebrations can be seen on:...

Young People's Trust For The Environment's Parliamentary Reception

Young People's Trust For The Environment's Parliamentary Reception

Justin Tomlinson MP met X Factor celebrity Dermot O'Leary at a Reception held in the Palace of Westminster. Together with Naomi Wilkinson (presenter of BBC's 'Live n Deadly') Dermot met with MPs in Parliament to raise awareness of the work of the Young People's Trust for the Environment, of which they are both Presidents. Guests at the event heard about how the Young People's Trust is supporting and encouraging young people to carrying out a huge range of brilliant work t...

MPs Unite For Retailers, Small Shop Group

MPs Unite For Retailers, Small Shop Group

MPs (from left to right) David Amess, Justin Tomlinson, Fiona Bruce, Mike Weatherley and Marcus Jones met with trade associations this week to re-affirm the committment of the All-Party Parliamentary Small Shops Group.  Thy were joined by the NFRN, the ACS, the FWD and the Rural Shops Alliance. The group will look at the impact of the recession, begin a national competition to find the UKs best newsagent, and mount a nationwide 'local and proud' campaign.

Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Lighter Later Campaign

Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Lighter Later Campaign

Today Justin Tomlinson, MP for North Swindon, today announced his support for the Lighter Later campaign.As the latest research shows, this low-cost, easily-implemented change has the potential to make us safer, happier and healthier” said Justin Tomlinson MPEvery year, we waste hundreds of hours of daylight by sleeping through the morning light. “Lighter Later is a campaign to shift one hour of light from the morning to the evening where we can actually use it,” said campaign manager Daniel Voc...

Justin Tomlinson Secures 10 Minutue Rule Bill, Developer Bonds

Justin Tomlinson Secures 10 Minutue Rule Bill, Developer Bonds

I beg to move,That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision regarding local authority powers to require developers to deposit funds in the form of a bond to be used if the local area is not maintained properly;and for connected purposes.I am introducing the Bill to highlight an issue that I have previously raised in debates in Parliament and that I campaigned on actively during my 10 years as a councillor in Swindon, which relates to the lack of maintenance in unadopted areas. With ho...

Justin Tomlinson Visits O2 Arena

Justin Tomlinson Visits O2 Arena

Justin Tomlinson MP & Andrew Percy MP visited the O2 arena as representatives of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Leisure. The early morning visit was a behind the scenes look at how the arena has transformed the local area through a leisure offering.Justin Tomlinson MP, "This was a very interesting visit as we saw first hand just what a success the O2 arena has been.  We are seeing first hand in Swindon what a boost leisure offerings can be to the local economy and for residents enjoym...