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Michael visits award winning pub

Michael was delighted to visit the Sandford Pub to congratulate Jamie and Zanda Perry for being the Regional Winner in the Enterprise Community Hero Awards.  They are working hard to make the pub as welcoming as possible, to involve the local community.

 

Michael asks Prime Minister to support Great Get Together

Michael used his question to the prime Minister during last week’s PMQs to highlight a new initiative in honour of Jo Cox.

The Prime Minister joined local MP Michael Tomlinson in backing the Great Get Together initiative in honour of former MP Jo Cox.

Visit to Bergen prison

During Parliamentary recess Michael took the opportunity to visit a prison in Bergen in Norway. It is a special unit for offenders aged 15-18.

Homelessness Reduction Bill

The Homelessness Reduction Bill has taken a key step towards legislation as Parliament voted in favour of the Bill as it passed the final stages in the Commons. The Bill will now proceed to the House of Lords and pending any further amendments, it should receive Royal Ascent in 2017. 

Prison Visit

Michael recently visited HMP Wandsworth for a special behind the scenes tour. Michael joined fellow MP Guy Opperman to hear about the innovative work at Wandsworth to rehabilitate prisoners and better prepare them for productive lives upon release.

Michael welcomes reduction in crime

Michael has welcomed news that traditionally-measured crime has continued to fall, now down by a third since 2010, and remaining at historically low levels, according to the independent Crime Survey for England and Wales.

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Michael welcomes charity funding opportunity

Michael has welcomed the news that a £6 million funding pot will be available for charities this year, raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery

Michael Tomlinson MP urges small businesses to seek free advice

Michael was delighted to attend an event in parliament this week hosted by Energy UK and Business Debtline – the free advice service run by national debt charity the Money Advice Trust – to hear about some of the issues facing small business owners.