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

  • Bills Presented: Tuition Fees 19 Jul 2017

    It is a real pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Bury North (James Frith). He paid a fitting and generous tribute to his predecessor and my friend, David Nuttall. He spoke with eloquence and with confidence. He said that his passions are politics and music; I would stick to politics and cricket. He said that we should not be trading insults, so I look forward not to trading insults with...
  • Bills Presented: Tuition Fees 19 Jul 2017

    On poorer students, does the hon. Gentleman not welcome the fact that more students from disadvantaged backgrounds are going to university than ever before—an increase of 43% from 2009 to 2016, and an increase of 73% from 2006 to today?
  • Bills Presented: Tuition Fees 19 Jul 2017

    Was my hon. Friend as interested as I was to discover that the uplift is £250,000 for females and only £170,000 for males? Both are significant figures, but is it not interesting that the larger figure is the uplift for females who go to university?

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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 of Health
  • Home Office
  • Department for Education
  • Cabinet Office
  • Green Belt: Dorset
  • Vetting: Dorset
  • Long Term Unemployed People: Mid Dorset and North Poole
  • Ambulance Services: Dorset
  • Incontinence: Children

Other offices held in the past

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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 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)
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)
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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