Justin Tomlinson

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

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North Swindon Conservative

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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Justin Tomlinson has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee 23 Oct 2018

    Environmental Audit: Sustainable Development Goals in the UK follow-up. 10:00 am; The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
    Witnesses: Kath Dalmeny, Chief Executive, Sustain, on behalf of End Hunger UK Lindsay Boswell, Chief Executive, FareShare Anna Taylor, Executive Director, The Food Foundation Adam Smith, The Real Junk Food Project Iain Bell, Deputy National Statistician, ONS Oliver Dowden CBE MP, Minister for Implementation, Cabinet Office David Rutley MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Food and Animal...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Paternity Pay: Self-employed 22 Oct 2018

    My Department have no plans to introduce paternity allowance for self-employed fathers. Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) and Maternity Allowance (MA) are paid to women to replace earnings to help them take time off work before and after their baby is born, in the interests of their health and wellbeing. Statutory family related leave entitlements focus on employees as they have less...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Poverty 22 Oct 2018

    We welcome the work that the Social Metrics Commission has done. Measuring poverty is complex, and this report offers further insight into that complexity and the additional measures that can be taken into consideration. From discussions with SMC they acknowledge that further work needs to be done (particularly around data availability and quality). We will carefully consider their...

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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)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (since 4 Jun 2018)

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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 15 Oct 2018.

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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