Record turnout as Scotland votes to stay in UK

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MP calls for local support for Thomas Muir Festival

Jo Swinson MP is encouraging local residents to support the Thomas Muir Festival from 13 – 24 November.

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Jo: Urgent action needed to reduce missed hospital appointments

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson today warned that missed appointments at local hospitals are wasting resources and putting services under real strain.

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Have your say on future powers for Scotland, Jo urges

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson is calling on local people to give their views on further powers for the Scottish Parliament.

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Jo wants Glasgow City Deal to fund local roads project

Local MP Jo Swinson has welcomed the news that East Dunbartonshire Council has signed up to the Glasgow City Deal, and hopes that money can be spent on the Relief Road project in Bishopbriggs to ease local traffic congestion.  

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MP calls for an end to “game of chance” bus service for blind people

At the Liberal Democrat Party Conference in Glasgow, local MP Jo Swinson got a chance to experience, through a memory game, why people with sight loss need audio-visual announcements (AV) on buses.

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Jo Swinson MP comments on new life expectancy figures in Scotland

“I am pleased that life expectancy is increasing across Scotland and it’s great to see that it’s highest in East Dunbartonshire, proving that our local area is a pleasant environment where people enjoy a quality standard of living.

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About Jo

Jo Swinson MP represents her home seat of East Dunbartonshire, having won it from Labour in 2005 and being re-elected in 2010. In September 2012 Jo was appointed the Minister for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and Minister for Women and Equalities in the Department of Culture, Media and Sport. Read more