The new Minister of State for Disabled People

Parliament

Following the re-shuffling of the Cabinet under the newly-elected Conservative Government, it’s been announced that Conservative MP for North Swindon, Justin Tomlinson, has been selected as Minister of State for Disabled People. Tomlinson has previously served on Swindon Borough Council as the Abbey Meads Councillor. Here’s a brief overview of his career.

Home Town

Swindon

Political Affiliation

Conservative

Current Office

Member of Parliament for North Swindon

Career so far
  • Prior to being elected as an MP, Tomlinson owned “TB Marketing” for 10 years, which he sold after he was elected.
  • From 2000-2010, Tomlinson served as the Abbey Meads Councillor, which included four years as the Lead Member for Culture, Leisure and Recreation.
  • Elected as the MP for North Swindon in 2010, securing the seat from labour in a 7060 majority.
  • Entered House of Commons on May 6 2010.
  • Topics of interest include: Education, Home Department, Health, Human Trafficking and Heart Diseases.
  • Previous offices held: Member of Public Accounts Committee (Nov. 2012 – Sept. 2014), Member of Consolidations Bill (Joint Committee) (Dec. 2010 – March 2015).

About the Author

Ben Bookless
Ben Bookless is Enable Magazine's editorial assistant. This project/work has been undertaken with the support of SCVO's Business Growth Graduate Internship programme, funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Scottish Government and Creative Scotland.

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