Justin Tomlinson was appointed as a Minister of State at the Department for Work and Pensions on 4 April 2019. He was previously Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Work and Pensions from July 2018 to April 2019.
He served as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Disabled People from May 2015 until July 2016. He was previously the Parliamentary Private Secretary to Ed Vaizey MP.
Justin graduated with a business degree from Oxford Brookes University.
Justin was previously the Parliamentary Private Secretary to Ed Vaizey MP.
Before being elected to Parliament, Justin served as a councillor in North Swindon for 10 years. He served 4 years in the council’s cabinet as the lead member for culture, leisure and recreation.
Career outside politics
Justin owned a local marketing business in Swindon for 10 years which he sold when he was elected an MP.