A selection of Justin Tomlinson's votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
19 votes for, 24 votes against, 1 abstention, 5 absences, between 2010–2017
Consistently voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
52 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2012–2016
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
14 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2014
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
20 votes for, 5 votes against, between 2010–2015
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
We have lots more plain English analysis of Justin Tomlinson’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Justin Tomlinson’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make it his policy to allow local authorities to issue housing benefit payments to claimants on more than one date in each month to prevent rent arrears from accruing.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average processing time is for claims of (a) employment and support allowance, (b) carer's allowance and (c) attendance allowance; and what plans his Department has to publish that data on a quarterly basis.
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies. I pay tribute to the hon. Member for Newcastle upon Tyne North (Catherine McKinnell) for obtaining this important debate. All the hon. Members who have spoken have made many constructive and proactive points based on individual experiences and the casework that we all regularly do. I know that in the Minister we have someone who...
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Former Conservative MP for North Swindon
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
Justin Tomlinson campaigned to leave the European Union
- Home Department
- Innovation and Skills
- Human Trafficking
- Financial Services: Education
- Housing: Construction
- Heart Diseases
- Food: Labelling
Other offices held in the past
- 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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Justin Tomlinson’s speeches
- Has received answers to 188 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 91.22% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 36 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.
- 144 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 279 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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