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Conservative MP for North Swindon
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Justin Tomlinson voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Education, Home Department, Health, Business, Innovation and Skills, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Human Trafficking, Financial Services: Education, Libraries, Heart Diseases, Schools: Finance
(based on written questions asked by Justin Tomlinson and answered by departments)
- Business Rates (4 Dec 2013)
“I completely agree about the importance of the high street. I am proud to be vice-chair of the all-party town centre group and the all-party retail group. One of the other big threats is internet sales—for example, an internet sports store may undercut traditional independent sports stores. What would the hon. Gentleman do in the business rates system to protect those outlets?”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: PISA Results (3 Dec 2013)
“Will performance-related pay help to incentivise heads and teachers to hold teacher training days during the school holidays and not on the first day of term? [Interruption.]”
- Retail and the High Street — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] (28 Nov 2013)
“It is a pleasure to serve under you, Mr Walker. It is an absolute pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Stockport (Ann Coffey), who, with me, co-sponsored the debate. She delivered a fantastic speech; not only is she a real champion of the high street, but, with all her talk of the future and what the high street needs, she is a presenter in the making should “Tomorrow’s...”
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- Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 86 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 94.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 28 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 116 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register