Michael's speech about Broadband

Michael was pleased to be able to make a speech in support of a new Government Bill which aims to encourage investment in broadband and mobile phone infrastructure.

Michael supports Guide dogs

This week in Westminster Michael attended a Guide Dogs event at the House of Commons on 3 July. They are highlighting the very real dangers posed to blind and sight impaired people when drivers park their cars on the pavement.

Michael joins Department for International Development

Michael Tomlinson joins the Department for International Development


Michael Tomlinson was delighted to have been appointed by the Prime Minister as Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the Department for International Development. (DfID)


Swanage Railway

Michael waves off the returning Wareham to Swanage train service for the first time in 45 years.

June news

 I was honoured and humbled to be re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Mid Dorset and North Poole. Since being first elected in 2015, I have tried to keep local residents at the heart of what I do, and I am touched that people have recognised this by voting for me again.

Michael Supports Christian Aid

Michael tucked in at a Christian Aid Big Brekkie event in Parliament to show his support for Christian Aid Week (14-20 May 2017,, which is raising money for refugees fleeing conflict around the world.


Youth Employment Data

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Youth Employment launches report following inquiry into youth employment data

March News

As I was driving home the other day, I saw some early daffodils defying the cold and gloomy weather to provide a small glimpse of spring starting. The start of the year was both cold and wet, and I look forward to better weather!