Justin Tomlinson MP

Justin Tomlinson MP

MP For North Swindon

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Justin Tomlinson MP & Martin Lewis Call For Compulsory Financial Education

Justin Tomlinson MP & Martin Lewis Call For Compulsory Financial Education

Rachel Earle, Justin Tomlinson MP, Martin Lewis & Archna Luthra after discussing financial education Article from Martin Lewis - MoneySavingExpert.com blog:Bingo! There’s a politician out there as obsessed with getting financial education in schools as I am. After noticing he’d been asking questions in the commons about it last week, I met up with Justin Tomlinson, one of the new intake of MPs.The meeting was buzzing from the get go. Very quickly we realised we were singing from a similar so...

Justin Tomlinson MP Supports UK's First Ever Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Justin Tomlinson MP Supports UK's First Ever Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Justin Tomlinson MP listened to the concerns of women with secondary breast cancer on the first ever awareness day to mark the condition, Wednesday 13 October.Breast Cancer Care held the UK’s first Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day which included a meeting at Westminster between women with the condition and MPs. Justin Tomlinson MP attended the meeting to talk to the women about what it is like to live with secondary breast cancer.Andy Burnham MP and Annette Brooke MP both spoke at the event...

Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Show Racism The Red Card

Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Show Racism The Red Card

Ex-Fulham and West Ham striker, Leroy Rosenior.Justin Tomlinson MP.Former professional footballer and manager, Dave Bassett.Former West Ham striker and Deputy Chief Executive of the Professional Footballers Association, Bobby Barnes. Today Justin Tomlinson MP joined ex-professional footballers, representatives from the Professional Footballers Association and members of the Show Racism the Red Card campaign to give his support to the charity’s bid to become The Football Association’s Charity of ...

Call For High Speed Rail Link

Call For High Speed Rail Link

Swindon's top politicians yesterday called on the Government to electrify the Great Western rail line and slash journey times to London.Rod Bluh, leader of Swindon Borough Council, launched a campaign in Parliament in support of the electrification of the Great Western main line, alongside Swindon’s MPs Conservative Robert Buckland and Justin Tomlinson.They say the Tory-Lib Dem coalition must honour the previous Labour government’s plans, announced last year, to electrify the line between Sw...

Justin Tomlinson MP Speaks In The Anti-Slavery Debate

Justin Tomlinson MP Speaks In The Anti-Slavery Debate

Thank you, Mr Deputy Speaker, for giving me the opportunity to speak in this crucial debate. It is a credit to the decision to introduce Back-Bench business, and my hon. Friend Mr Bone opened it with great distinction.I share the concern that there are no robust estimates for the number of victims of trafficking in the UK. Having the figures for victims of trafficking is fundamental to raising awareness of the issue and ensuring that human trafficking is given due attention by local police force...

Nationwide Building Society Launches New Volunteers Scheme

Nationwide Building Society Launches New Volunteers Scheme

Local Building Society Nationwide wants to hear from local charities and volunteer groups that need supportSwindon-based Nationwide Building Society has today launched a new employee volunteering programme - Nationwide Volunteers - which offers employees two days paid leave per year to dedicate to volunteering activities.   Swindon local MPs, Justin Tomlinson and Rob Buckland along with Edie Fassnidge, from Volunteering England, attended the launch which took place at the organisation’s headquar...

Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Renewable Heat Incentives

Justin Tomlinson MP Supports Renewable Heat Incentives

Justin Tomlinson MP joined green campaigners and a solar-powered hot air balloon outside Parliament to show his support for clean, green heat for businesses and homes today.During the last Government, all parties pledged to introduce this incentive in April 2011.Justin Tomlinson MP said:“Heating our homes and businesses shouldn’t heat the planet - encouraging clean, green heat is essential if we’re to cut climate-changing carbon emissions. I’m backing a Renewable Heat Incentive that will create ...

Justin Tomlinson MP Launches Priam House, Heritage Plaza

Justin Tomlinson MP Launches Priam House, Heritage Plaza

North Swindon MP, Justin Tomlinson, has launched Priam House in Heritage Plaza, the first phase of Thomas Homes’ exciting new landmark development on the site of the former Great Western Railway works.A major regeneration project, Heritage Plaza is in the heart of the town’s heritage district which consists of the National Trust, English Heritage, STEAM Museum, Designer Outlet Centre and the proposed new British Postal Museum.Comprising of five brand new residential blocks which will be released...

Justin Tomlinson MP Speaks In Bio-Diversity Debate

Justin Tomlinson MP Speaks In Bio-Diversity Debate

Thank you, Mr Crausby, for the opportunity to speak in this crucial debate. I must profess that I do not share the expertise of Barry Gardiner, but I do have a huge interest in the matter under discussion, and the residents I represent often write to me on issues connected with it. He made some excellent points about the need to quantify the environmental benefits and values of forest ecosystems and habitat projects-he referred to their "true value"-and I certainly support that principle. I hope...

Stratton Outlook Monthly Article

Stratton Outlook Monthly Article

I recently secured my first Westminster Hall debate, for which I chose the subject of ‘The Future of Library Provision’. I have seen firsthand just how vital local libraries such as the Upper Stratton and Covingham libraries are to local communities and I am determined to support efforts to enhance and improve these facilities.I set out a proactive case for supporting our vital community libraries, through enhancing the book stock, opening times and library environment, and seeking to share serv...