Michael Tomlinson

Minister of State (Minister for Illegal Migration)

Conservative MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Cardington Airfield: Asylum 23 Feb 2024

    At present, Border Force staff are not being trained at the HOMES Training Facility in Bedfordshire, this facility is only being used for the purpose of training Immigration Enforcement officers and contracted escort officers. Since 2015, the government has had training facilities to ensure escorts can respond professionally to the challenges of removing people with no right to be in the...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Working Arrangement between the United Kingdom and Frontex 23 Feb 2024

    I am pleased to announce that a landmark working arrangement between the UK and Frontex (the European Border and Coast Guard Agency) is being launched today. The working arrangement is a non-legally binding arrangement that provides a long-term framework for mutually beneficial cooperation with Frontex across a range of operational areas to tackle illegal migration and cross-border crime. A...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Deportation 22 Feb 2024

    We do not routinely publish the information you have requested, we are unable to provide this information, as it could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

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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 Education
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department of Health
  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Green Belt: Dorset
  • Care Leavers: Social Services
  • Vetting: Dorset
  • Free School Meals
  • Long Term Unemployed People: Mid Dorset and North Poole

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Minister for Illegal Migration) (since 7 Dec 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Solicitor-General ( 7 Sep 2022 to 7 Dec 2023)
  • The Vice-Chamberlain of HM Household ( 8 Jul 2022 to 7 Sep 2022)
  • Member, Skills and Post-16 Education [HL] Bill Committee (24 Nov 2021 to 7 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (20 Oct 2021 to 11 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Subsidy Control Bill Committee (20 Oct 2021 to 18 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill Committee ( 7 Sep 2021 to 22 Sep 2021)
  • Member, Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill Committee ( 1 Jul 2021 to 6 Jul 2021)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury (13 Feb 2020 to 8 Jul 2022)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (30 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee ( 7 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: APPG for Cricket (using part sponsorship from Greene King Brewing & Retailing Ltd)
Address of donor: Westgate Brewery, Bury St Edmunds IP31 1QT
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel by train, accommodation, and food for my wife and me, value £1,430.94
Destination of visit: Netherlands
Dates of visit: 23-25 June 2023
Purpose of visit: Parliamentary cricket trip with All Party Parliamentary Cricket Group/Lords & Commons Cricket.
(Registered 29 June 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
From 7 September 2022, as the Solicitor General I hold an ex officio directorship of the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 25 August 2023)
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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