Westminster News

First time sign language used in Parliament

Michael Tomlinson, as Penny Mordaunt’s (the Secretary of State for International Development) parliamentary private secretary (PPS), was sitting behind her when she became the first person to sign her speech regarding the upcoming Global Disability Summit at the dispatch box.

Michael meets Young Researchers

Michael has been meeting Dorset Young researchers, a group of 14-19 year olds living or studying in Dorset, in Parliament.

Michael learns about pavement parking

MP dodges pavement parked cars in Parliament

Michael Tomlinson MP visited a street scene set up in Parliament last week by the charity Guide Dogs to learn more about the challenges that people with sight loss face when walking the streets.

Michael visits Hong Kong

Michael was honoured to have been invited to go to Hong Kong with the All Party Parliamentary China Group (APPCG). This group was established in 1997 to widen the parliamentary contribution to the UK-China bilateral relationship.

Michael welcomes support for families

Michael welcomes support for families in Mid Dorset and North Poole


Working families across Dorset can look forward to having more money in their pockets – thanks to a range of new Government measures coming into effect this week.