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

  • Department for Work and Pensions: Members’ Representations 16 Jan 2019

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir David. I pay genuine tribute to the hon. Member for Edmonton (Kate Osamor); although obviously I do not agree with all the points she made, it is clear from her time as an MP and formerly as a councillor, and from the issues she raised in her speech, that she is a passionate campaigner on the subject, particularly for vulnerable...
  • Department for Work and Pensions: Members’ Representations 16 Jan 2019

    As the hon. Lady said, that is to do with change of circumstances. The transitional arrangements were put in place for those who were transferring as part of natural migration, and we have, rightly, confirmed that that number will be ring-fenced to just 10,000 this year, so we can have a real deep dive to look at the levels of support that are needed. I will come back to that in a moment. On...
  • Department for Work and Pensions: Members’ Representations 16 Jan 2019

    Actually, if somebody is in particular hardship, they can get access to money within a couple of hours, so that is an option. I am not sure how well that has been communicated, but that rule is in place for those who genuinely need it. We should continue to work with stakeholders. I am very receptive to meeting stakeholders. Throughout the week I meet different groups that will often come and...

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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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