Westminster News

Michael meets a Womble!

Michael recently bumped into a Womble in Parliament. The Womble was there to raise awareness of the Great British Spring Clean which happens later in the year. 

Michael meets Sarcoma UK

Michael was asked to go and meet Sarcoma UK to hear about their work supporting people affected by sarcoma cancer. Michael welcomed Sarcoma UK’s latest report, The Loneliest Cancer, which provides a frank look at the current provision for sarcoma care in the UK.

Open Doors World Watch List Launch

Michael was pleased to be able to attend the launch of the Open Doors World Watch List for 2020. He was encouraged by the fact that the Prime Minister's special envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief also attending, signifying how important this issue is to the government. 

Michael attends RSPB reception

Michael Tomlinson MP  joins RSPB to call for urgent action to tackle the nature crisis.

Michael joined the RSPB for their annual reception in Parliament recently for an exclusive showcase of projects delivering solutions to the environment and climate emergency.

Michael discusses local business with Secretary of State

Michael recently visited local business Heatric, and following the visit had a meeting with the Secretary of State for Business and Industrial Strategy. They discussed Heatric's work, renewable energy and their possible expansion plans. 

Michael welcomes spending review

Michael has welcomed the Spending Round which ensures that all government departments have the funding they need to deliver on the public’s priorities – clearing the decks to allow them to focus on Brexit.


Michael meets young people from Poole

Michael was really pleased to join Conor Burns MP from Bournemouth West to meet up with a group of young people from Poole visiting Parliament. They were there with Poole Young Parliament for a tour and the chance to grill the MPs. 



Youth Employment All Party Group

Michael chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Youth Employment. At the latest meeting, Samantha Windett of Impetus presented the findings of a new report into the circumstances of young people who are not in education, employment and training (NEET).

Michael meets Macmillan cancer support

Michael recently met with Macmillan Cancer Support to discuss their new report on the financial impact of cancer entitled ‘Cancer - A Costly Diagnosis?’