Record turnout as Scotland votes to stay in UK

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Thank you for making history!

After a long and hard-fought campaign, Scotland has spoken.  I’m delighted we have chosen to stay within the UK, and by such a clear margin.  Locally, the result was even more strongly ‘No’, with 61% of voters across East Dunbartonshire Council area rejecting independence and voting to remain par...

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Record turnout as Scotland votes to stay in UK

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has expressed her delight that Scotland has made a clear decision to remain part of the United Kingdom family, and on a record turnout which in East Dunbartonshire reached 91% - the highest in the whole country. 

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Jo visits local social enterprise to launch new campaign

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson visited the Coach House in Balmore to mark ‘Social Saturday’, a new campaign to get people buying from social enterprises to boost the local economy.

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MP welcomes more excellent local unemployment figures

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson is delighted to see local unemployment fall to its lowest level for six years, in line with a continuing drop across Scotland and the UK.  

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Decision time is finally here- Jo

After more than 2 years of debate, discussion and campaigning, referendum day is upon us and we will find out what future Scotland chooses.

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MP calls for local nominations for UK-Indian awards

Local MP Jo Swinson has welcomed a new awards scheme aimed at marking the achievements of people who have forged stronger links between the UK and Indian communities. 

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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