Record turnout as Scotland votes to stay in UK

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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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Local unemployment at 9 year low

Jo Swinson MP is delighted that local unemployment has fallen once again, this time to the very low level of just 1.3% - the lowest in over 9 years that Jo has been East Dunbartonshire’s MP.

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Jo: Broadband announcement a real boost for our communities

Local MP Jo Swinson today welcomed news that people across East Dunbartonshire are set to benefit from superfast broadband that will improve internet services for 80,000 homes and businesses across Scotland.

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Pensions rise for 20,500 local people thanks to Lib Dems

Local MP Jo Swinson is delighted that the basic state pensions will rise by at least £2.85 a week in April thanks to the Liberal Democrats’ ‘triple lock’. It means 20,500 pensioners in East Dunbartonshire will benefit from an increase in their pension.

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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