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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The department has set clear requirements in terms of geography and travel time to a PIP assessment and continues to ensure assessment providers adhere to this requirement. There are no current plans to reduce the existing travel time of 90 minutes by public transport though best endeavours are taken to schedule assessment appointments in centres near to a claimant. This limit of 90 minutes...
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Conservative MP for North Swindon
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Justin Tomlinson campaigned to leave the European Union
- Department for Education
- Home Department
- Innovation and Skills
- Department for Transport
- Human Trafficking
- Financial Services: Education
- Schools: Finance
- Housing: Construction
- Income Tax
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)
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- Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — below 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 93.53% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 413 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
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)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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