Jo slams SNP on college funding

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson today said that the SNP are failing the college students who need their help the most after new figures revealed that colleges used by local students only received a fraction of the bursary funds requested. 

Jo slams SNP on college funding

Jo congratulates her 2014 Christmas card winners

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson recently visited local schools to congratulate the winners of her annual Christmas card competition.

Jo congratulates her 2014 Christmas card winners

Food law changes could make the difference between life and death, says Jo

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has welcomed new food allergy laws which came into effect on 13th December, and will help keep allergy sufferers safer.

Food law changes could make the difference between life and death, says Jo

Jo backs the world’s largest human rights campaign

Local MP Jo Swinson recently attended an event in Parliament to mark Amnesty International’s Write for Rights Campaign as part of this year’s International Human Rights Day.

Jo backs the world’s largest human rights campaign

Double inflation boost for 20,500 local pensioners

Local MP Jo Swinson has welcomed the news that the basic State Pension is set to rise by around double the rate of inflation, helping to give people increased financial security and peace of mind in retirement. 

Double inflation boost for 20,500 local pensioners

UK leading the way on international aid - Jo

Local MP Jo Swinson recently voted in favor of a bill that would enshrine in law the UK’s commitment to spend 0.7% of national income on overseas aid.  

UK leading the way on international aid - Jo

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