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DISCLAIMER: This website was established while I was a Member of Parliament. As Parliament has been dissolved there are no Members of Parliament until after the General Election on 7 May 2015.

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John Cleese backs Jo's re-election campaign!

John Cleese has a message for the people of East Dunbartonshire:

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General Election 2015 Hustings

As the campaign for the General Elections gets underway, I have been asked to participate in a number of local hustings. The planned hustings are open to everyone in the constituency.  Please  come along and take part. Sunday 19 April 7 pm- Kirkintilloch Baptist Church, 52 Townhead Kirkintilloch,...

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Jo launches five-point plan to create opportunity for women at home and abroad

Scottish Liberal Democrat Business and Equalities Minister, and candidate for East Dunbartonshire Jo Swinson today launched a five-point plan to create opportunity for women at home and abroad.

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Austerity for longer under SNP says IFS

East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister Jo Swinson is highlighting analysis published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) stating that under SNP plans, the period of austerity would be longer than under the other three main parties.

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Charles Kennedy joins Jo to highlight Lib Dem record of achievement

Charles Kennedy, former Liberal Democrat leader and candidate for Ross, Skye and Lochaber joined local Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister Jo Swinson in East Dunbartonshire today to highlight the eleven seats where people can vote Liberal Democrat to maximum effect, to deliver fairne...

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Liberal Democrat Jo Swinson announces £250 carer’s bonus for 950 local carers

Liberal Democrats will give 950 carers in East Dunbartonshire a £250 ‘Carer’s Bonus’ for looking after loved ones who are older, disabled or seriously ill. The annual payment would be a boost to an army of unsung heroes who work tirelessly to care for their friends and relatives.

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No more pay cuts for public sector workers in East Dunbartonshire - Jo

Public sector workers in East Dunbartonshire deserve to feel the benefits of the economic recovery by receiving pay increases by at least the rate of inflation, Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister Jo Swinson said.

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Jo welcomes local Labour support in holding back nationalist tide

East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat candidate Jo Swinson’s campaign received another boost thanks to the public backing of local Labour Party member Stewart Moohan. Stewart’s support comes on the heels of 2 polls that show a close two horse race to be East Dunbartonshire’s MP between Jo and th...

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Britain's economic recovery is getting local people back into work, thanks to Liberal Democrats in Government - Jo

Record employment figures prove Britain is now the engine driver of the European economic recovery.  As the number of people in East Dunbartonshire receiving Jobseekers Allowance has been slashed by 22% over the past year – it’s clear that Liberal Democrat plans for economic recovery are working.

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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