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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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Fly-Tipping in Rural Areas 21 Nov 2017

    My hon. Friend is right to say that this does not just affect her constituents in Devon; it also affects mine in Dorset and doubtless those of many other Members. The cost falls not only on local authorities but often on landowners and farmers. Does she agree that, although the Government have taken some positive steps, we need to look closely to see how the burden can be fairly distributed,...

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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: 13 Nov 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:
31 January 2017, received £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 01 March 2017)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA:
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)
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)
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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