Justin Tomlinson MP Celebrates Success Of Brighter Futures Radiotherapy Appeal

Cancer patients in Swindon will no longer need to travel to Oxford and back, owing much to inspiring community fundraising for the dedicated Radiotherapy Unit at the Great Western Hospital. Justin Tomlinson MP has praised the array of individuals and groups in Swindon who have helped make this possible. The Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, whose charity is Brighter … Read More

Robert’s Weekly Column – Wednesday 30th January 2019

There was a wonderful atmosphere at Swindon’s Great Western Hospital on Friday as I joined hundreds of people from the local community to celebrate Brighter Futures hitting its £2.9 million fundraising target. I particularly enjoyed the performance by Swindon Rock Choir, as well as Brighter Futures Patron, Rory Bremner’s excellent impression of Donald Trump. Like many people in our town, … Read More

Justin Welcomes The Duchess Of Cornwall To North Swindon Library

School children from Swindon met the Duchess of Cornwall as she visited North Swindon Library to present the Swindon Voice Award. North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson welcomed the Duchess to the library and also attended the event. The visit was organised by the National Literacy Trust – a charity which works with schools and communities to ensure that children have … Read More

Justin’s Weekly Swindon Adver Article – 25th January 2019

I very much welcomed the Government publishing the ground-breaking Domestic Abuse Bill which aims to support victims and their families, whilst pursuing offenders. The Government is introducing a series of measures to promote domestic abuse awareness, support victims, tackle perpetrators and improve services, after it was revealed that domestic abuse affects 6 per cent of all adults.  We’ve made a … Read More

Robert’s Weekly Column – Wednesday 23rd January 2019

The sad reality of domestic abuse is nothing new; I have seen and understood its effects throughout my professional life as a criminal law barrister before 2010 and as an MP and Minister who helped to reform the law of stalking and who introduced the new criminal offence of coercive control.  I have been working on new proposals with my … Read More

North Swindon MP Welcomes New Ground-Breaking Domestic Abuse Bill

North Swindon MP Justin Tomlinson has welcomed the Government’s ground-breaking new Domestic Abuse Bill. It is estimated that 2 million adults a year experience domestic abuse, roughly 6% of the adult population. The new Bill aims to support victims & their families, and change the way offenders are pursued. It will also address the less visible signs of domestic abuse … Read More