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Justin Tomlinson

The Minister of State, Department 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

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.

Justin Tomlinson has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit 18 Feb 2020

    The Government remains committed to ensuring everyone receives the support they need, which is why we currently spend a record £55 billion a year to support people with disabilities. Universal Credit is a simpler system than its predecessor. By not replicating the SDP and other premiums, we have been able to target additional support to a wider group of claimants and create a more...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations 17 Feb 2020

    Please find below the number of Audited files for Capita and Independent Assessment Service by audit grade for 2018 and 2019 in raw number format. The audits are a random selection and are undertaken in order for the department to measure contractual quality service levels. Note the numbers are unpublished and rounded to the nearest 10. Rounded ...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit 17 Feb 2020

    Disabled people are some of the biggest beneficiaries of Universal Credit, with around 1 million disabled households having on average around £100 a month more on Universal Credit than they would have had on the legacy benefits. When designing Universal Credit, a choice was made not to replicate every aspect of the disability provision in the previous system, including the Enhanced...

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Profile

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
  • Food: Labelling

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (since 4 Apr 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (9 Jul 2018 to 4 Apr 2019)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this

  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Justin Tomlinson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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 — email me updates on Justin Tomlinson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 419 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Datalibrium Ltd
Address of donor: Basepoint Business Centre, Rivermead Drive, Westlea, Swindon SN5 7EX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 towards my General Election campaign costs

Donor status: company, registration 05909479

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Jez Webb
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 towards my General Election costs

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Royal Automobile Club Motors Association Ltd (trading as Motorsports UK)
Address of donor: Motor Sports House, Riverside Park, Colnbrook SL3 0HG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets and hospitality for the Grand Prix at Silverstone, with a total value of £1,220 (£610 per person)

Date received: 14 July 2019

Date accepted: 14 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 1344829

(Registered 15 July 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 February 2020, member of the Town Board for Swindon. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 04 February 2020)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Kate Tomlinson, as Constituency Officer Manager. (Registered 08 July 2016; updated 16 July 2019)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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