Michael attends opening of new Viewing Point

It was a glorious morning in Upton for the opening of the new viewing platform in Lytchett Bay.


Michael was delighted to be able to be there and see how accessible the paths are, enabling the local community to enjoy this beautiful natural environment.

Michael welcomes money for housing

Local Councillors have welcomed the news that Councils across Dorset have been given financial support from the Government to drive forward community-led affordable housing. Funding has been received to help mitigate the impact of second homes which are prevalent across the County.

January News

I often feel that the title of this column can be misleading – whilst I do spend Monday to Thursday each week in London, my focus is always on what can benefit the people in Mid Dorset and North Poole.

Christmas Card competition

As last year, I had a competition for local schools to design my Christmas cards. I received entries from 5 schools, and Vic Martin and "Art on the Heath" from Canford Heath chose a design from each school. There were some amazing designs, and I know it was a difficult choice!

Angela Merkel Quits Moral High Ground using our citizens as Bargaining Chips

Angela Merkel has quit the moral high ground on reciprocal rights and entered the fray with the implication that human beings will be traded “tit for tat” in a political playgound.  I read with dismay the article on Politico that Angela Merkel, in common with Commissioner Michel Barnier, refused

Get ready for winter

Mid Dorset & North Poole MP Michael Tomlinson urges ‘Get Ready for Winter’




Michael Tomlinson supports apprenticeships in Dorset.