Michael Tomlinson

Conservative MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole

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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: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Taxation of Low-income Families — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] 16 Jan 2019

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this important debate. Despite all the other things going on, this is hugely important. He mentioned a burning injustice—all our ears will have pricked up at that phrase and he is absolutely right. I and other colleagues signed a new clause to the Finance (No. 3) Bill, which was not selected for debate, but does he agree that this does not need an...
  • Points of Order: [7th Allotted Day] 11 Jan 2019

    It is a great pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Ilford South (Mike Gapes), and his “Reasons to be Cheerful Part 2”. It sounded as though he might have needed a “Reasons to be Cheerful Part 3” to complete his remarks, and I am very sorry that I missed his “Reasons to be Cheerful Part 1”. That actually relates to my first point: I have been struck by the tone of today’s...
  • Privilege (Withdrawal Agreement: Legal Advice): Business of the House (European Union (Withdrawal) Act) 4 Dec 2018

    Is my right hon. and learned Friend not attempting, in his amendment to the business of the House motion, effectively to amend primary legislation?

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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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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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Self employed barrister.
21 May 2018, received £272.64 for legal services to Quality Solicitors, 2 Sea Road, Boscombe BH5 1DA. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 21 June 2018)
22 October 2018, received £551.85 from Pengillys solicitors, Post Office Chambers, 67 St Thomas Street, Weymouth DT4 8HB. Hours: none since my election in 2015. (Registered 06 November 2018)
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)
1 August 2018, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 22 August 2018)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing opinion surveys:
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)
25 June 2018, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 22 August 2018)
23 July 2018, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 22 August 2018)
20 November 2018, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to Mid Dorset and North Poole Conservative Association. (Registered 30 November 2018)
Payments from Populus, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for completing opinion surveys:
12 January 2018, received £10. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 14 September 2018)
1 March 2018, received £50. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 14 September 2018)
22 March 2018, received £50. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 14 September 2018)
20 April 2018, received £50. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 14 September 2018)
24 May 2018, received £50. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 14 September 2018)
4 September 2018, received £50. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 14 September 2018)
6 September 2018, received £50. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 14 September 2018)
5 December 2018, received £50. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 December 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Belfast International Airport
Address of donor: Belfast BT29 4AB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to cricket match, at which I was present for part of the day, a member of my staff took my place for the remainder. Total value including hospitality £958

Date received: 13 June 2018

Date accepted: 13 June 2018

Donor status: company, registration NI027630

(Registered 29 June 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
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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