Michael Tomlinson

MP, Mid Dorset and North Poole

Mid Dorset and North Poole Conservative

Michael Tomlinson’s voting in Parliament

Michael Tomlinson is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Michael Tomlinson sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Michael Tomlinson voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Michael Tomlinson voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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

Last updated: 23 May 2018

Recent appearances

  • ME: Treatment and Research — [Mr Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] 21 Jun 2018

    It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Rosindell, and to contribute so early in this debate. I too congratulate the hon. Member for Glasgow North West (Carol Monaghan). The hon. Member for Glasgow North (Patrick Grady) and my hon. Friend the Member for North Cornwall (Scott Mann) were right to say that the number of hon. Members here in this Chamber shows the...
  • Universal Credit and Welfare Changes 21 Jun 2018

    I would like to pick up on the point made by my hon. Friend the Member for Shipley (Philip Davies), because he is right. The National Audit Office report says that the universal credit roll-out is slow, yet Opposition Members want to slow it down even further or even pause it. In noting that obvious tension, does my right hon. Friend agree that the pace of the roll-out, and the...
  • UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities — [Dame Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] 20 Jun 2018

    The hon. Lady is making a passionate speech cogently. Does she accept that the vast majority of disabled people do want to move into work? While welcoming the 600,000 who have already done so, does she agree that that is just a start and that we should look to close the disability employment gap in its entirety?

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Conservative MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Michael Tomlinson campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health
  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Green Belt: Dorset
  • Vetting: Dorset
  • Long Term Unemployed People: Mid Dorset and North Poole
  • Ambulance Services: Dorset
  • National Insurance Contributions: Voluntary Work

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 30 Oct 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (7 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Jun 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Self employed barrister.
1 April 2017, received £12,500.01 for legal services from Humphries Kirk Solicitors, 3 Acorn Business Park, Ling Road, Poole BH21 4NZ. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 16 June 2017)
6 June 2017, received £956.25 for legal services to Lyons Davidson, Victoria House, 51 Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6AD. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 16 June 2017)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More St, London E1W 1YW, for completing opinion surveys:
12 January 2018, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 22 January 2018)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing opinion surveys:
23 February 2017, received £100. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 17 October 2017)
12 June 2017, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 October 2017)
19 September 2017, received £300. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 17 October 2017)
29 September 2017, received £150. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 17 October 2017)
17 November 2017, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 21 November 2017)
5 January 2018, received £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 June 2018)
2 February 2018, received £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 June 2018)
14 March 2018, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 June 2018)
16 April 2018, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 June 2018)
22 May 2018, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 08 June 2018)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing opinion surveys:
14 February 2017, received £20. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 01 December 2017)
22 March 2017, received £80. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 01 December 2017)
5 April 2017, received £25. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 01 December 2017)
25 April 2017, received £20. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 01 December 2017)
26 July 2017, received £30. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 01 December 2017)
4 October 2017, received £40. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 01 December 2017)
7 November 2017, received £40. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 01 December 2017)
17 November 2017, received £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 01 December 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Paul Brett
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 for my election campaign

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 June 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Nokan Group
Address of donor: 48, 2 Salim, 111 Shaheed Aram, Sulaimanya, Kurdistan Region-Iraq

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, internal transport, hotels and meals with a value of £3,428

Destination of visit: Erbil, Kirkuk and Slemani, Kurdistan Region-Iraq

Dates of visit: 22-28 September 2017

Purpose of visit: Kurdistan APPG visit to observe the referendum and meet party, UK business and church leaders, British Consul staff, UK forces training Peshmerga, managers and residents of a camp for internally displaced people.

(Registered 16 October 2017)
Name of donor: Hong Kong Government
Address of donor: c/o Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office, 18 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Airfare (£7,794.31) and local transportation and food (£106.25) for myself only, plus hotel and expenses (£2,245.35) for both my wife and myself, total value £10,145.91

Destination of visit: Hong Kong

Dates of visit: 8-13 April 2018

Purpose of visit: China APPG visit to support bilateral relationship and business development between UK and Hong Kong and to gain understanding of Hong Kong's political, social and economic development.

(Registered 26 April 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
Self-employed barrister. (Registered 05 June 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Frances Mynors, as Principal Secretary. (Registered 05 June 2015; updated 13 January 2017)

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