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

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Children: Maintenance 11 Oct 2018

    The principle provider of care for the purpose of child maintenance is the person who has the main day to day care of the child. This person is referred to as the Receiving Parent as they are entitled to receive child maintenance. The Child Maintenance Service will primarily determine who the Receiving Parent is based on eligibility for Child Benefit. Where day to day care is equally shared...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Housing Benefit 11 Oct 2018

    The information requested is not available. Limited information on Housing Benefit paid to Affordable Rent tenants of Local Authorities is available on GOV.UK at https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/housing-benefit-ex penditure-and-subsidy-data, but the large majority of Affordable Rent tenancies are with housing associations, and the Department does not hold data which allows the...
  • Asylum Accommodation Contracts: Universal Credit Split Payments — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] 10 Oct 2018

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies. I pay tribute to the hon. Member for Midlothian (Danielle Rowley), who has been a longstanding campaigner in this area through parliamentary questions; meeting the Minister for Employment, who has overall responsibility for universal credit; and visits to her local Jobcentre Plus, where she has also met supporting organisations. I...

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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: 1 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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