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 consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Michael Tomlinson consistently 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 never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Schools: National Funding Formula 14 Sep 2017

    I congratulate the Secretary of State on delivering yet another manifesto pledge, and I commend both her and the Schools Minister for their hard work in this area. Was she as disappointed as I was with the tone of Labour Front Benchers in response to this statement. Not only does this formula help historically underfunded areas such as mine, but it will help across the whole country,...
  • Local Housing Need 14 Sep 2017

    I am grateful to the Secretary of State for his comments about the green belt and areas of outstanding natural beauty, both of which are reasons why Dorset is such a special place in which to live and work, and to visit. Will he reaffirm the Government’s position on the green belt, and reassure my constituents and the three local planning authorities that cover my constituency that...
  • Business of the House 14 Sep 2017

    Last week in Westminster, there was the launch of the manifesto on strengthening families. The Leader of the House found time to attend, and I commend her for the work she has done in this area. Can she find time for a debate on strengthening families, particularly with an angle on the important link between prisoners and families? The odds of reoffending are 39% lower if people retain...

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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
  • Cabinet Office
  • Green Belt: Dorset
  • Vetting: Dorset
  • Long Term Unemployed People: Mid Dorset and North Poole
  • Ambulance Services: Dorset
  • National Insurance Contributions: Voluntary Work

Other offices held in the past

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

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Sep 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Self employed barrister.
17 November 2016, received £800 for legal services from Ellis Jones (solicitors), 302 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 9RU. Hours: none since the Election. (Registered 13 January 2017)
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:
28 July 2016, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 05 September 2016)
31 January 2017, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 01 March 2017)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1A 3JA, for completing opinion surveys:
14 January 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 07 September 2016)
9 March 2016, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 September 2016)
11 April 2016, payment of £100. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 07 September 2016)
9 May 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 07 September 2016)
22 July 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 07 September 2016)
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: Conservative Friends of Israel Ltd
Address of donor: PO Box 72288, London SW1P 9LB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): travel and accommodation with a value of £2,000

Destination of visit: Israel and the West Bank

Dates of visit: 25-30 September 2016

Purpose of visit: Fact finding political delegation.

(Registered 07 October 2016)
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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