Home Rule for Scotland: Jo hails publication of draft clauses

Local MP Jo Swinson has welcomed the publication of draft legislation to deliver greater powers to the Scottish Parliament, in accordance with the Smith Commission Agreement between all five main Scottish political parties.

Home Rule for Scotland: Jo hails publication of draft clauses

Jo backs votes for local 16 and 17 year olds

Local MP Jo Swinson is backing action from the Scottish Secretary, Alistair Carmichael, to fast-track votes for 16 and 17 year olds for Scottish Parliamentary elections.

Jo backs votes for local 16 and 17 year olds

2014 a record year for low unemployment locally

A further fall in local unemployment in December was welcomed by East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson, who is delighted that the year ended with another employment landmark reached.

2014 a record year for low unemployment locally

Jo congratulates local groups on lottery funding

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has welcomed over £18,500 of Awards for All funding for two deserving local groups.

Jo congratulates local groups on lottery funding

Jo's article for the local papers on mental health

1 in 4 people in Scotland will suffer mental health problems at some point in their lifetime.  Whether it’s depression, bipolar, anorexia, anxiety or another condition, they take a huge toll on the individual -and often on their family too.  Many people find it hard to seek help, and when they do...

Jo's article for the local papers on mental health

MP welcomes over £40,000 of start-up loans for local entrepreneurs

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson is pleased that 12 local businesses have received Government support of £40,788 to help them get off the ground with their trading.  

MP welcomes over £40,000 of start-up loans for local entrepreneurs

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