Justin Tomlinson

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Conservative MP for North Swindon

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Justin Tomlinson’s voting in Parliament

Justin Tomlinson is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Justin Tomlinson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Justin Tomlinson voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Independent Case Examiner 21 Jan 2019

    The role of the Independent Case Examiner’s Office (ICE) is to investigate complaints of maladministration (service failure). All of the 2,514 cases closed following the High Court decision to grant permission for a Judicial Review, were complaints of maladministration associated with the way in which changes to women’s State Pension age were communicated.
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Support for Mortgage Interest 21 Jan 2019

    The zero earnings rule for help with mortgage interest, coupled with generous Universal Credit disregards, ensures that owner occupier claimants have the right incentives to move into work and increase their hours of work over time where possible. Certain owner occupiers receiving Universal Credit who are not also receiving help with their mortgage interest because of the zero earnings rule...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Support for Mortgage Interest 21 Jan 2019

    The prime objective of SMI is to provide short-term help for owner-occupiers who have a liability to make mortgage payments and are unable to do so themselves to prevent their home from being repossessed. SMI makes a contribution towards owner-occupier payments (principally mortgage interest payments) in the form of an interest bearing loan to enable claimants to continue making mortgage...

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Conservative MP for North Swindon

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Justin Tomlinson campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Education
  • Education
  • Home Department
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Transport
  • Human Trafficking
  • Financial Services: Education
  • Schools: Finance
  • Housing: Construction
  • Schools: Sports

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (since 9 Jul 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (4 Jun 2018 to 26 Nov 2018)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Disabled People) (8 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 Nov 2012 to 8 Sep 2014)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my partner, Kate Bennett, as Constituency Officer Manager. (Registered 08 July 2016)

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