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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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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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New poll shows it's a two horse race in East Dunbartonshire

Commenting on a new poll that puts the Liberal Democrats and the SNP neck and neck in East Dunbartonshire, Liberal Democrat candidate Jo Swinson said: "East Dunbartonshire is now clearly a two horse race between me and the SNP. Many local residents have told me they are voting for me because they...

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Jo tours new South Glasgow University Hospital

East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister Jo Swinson took the opportunity to visit the brand new South Glasgow University Hospital (SGUH) campus on Monday.  

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Only Lib Dem plan to balance books will give us £800 million for Scottish NHS

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie joined Liberal Democrat candidate for East Dunbartonshire and Business Minister Jo Swinson to set out his party’s plan to balance the books by 2018. Speaking on a visit to manufacturing company Guala Closures in Kirkintilloch, Mr Rennie said that it ...

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Strong economy crucial to strong public services - Jo

Scottish Liberal Democrat Business Minister Jo Swinson today said that Labour and SNP economic plans and Tory cuts pose a grave threat to the future funding of the NHS and other public services in Scotland.

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Missed cancer waiting time targets harm research gains - Jo

Jo Swinson, East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister, and former Liberal Democrat leader Sir Menzies Campbell visited the award-winning Beatson Institute this morning to learn about their work improving outcomes for cancer patients.

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Jo raises concerns about local transport links to new Glasgow hospital

East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister Jo Swinson has written to Strathclyde Partnership for Transport raising local residents’ concerns about accessibility to the new South Glasgow University Hospital (SGUH) campus.

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Jo welcomes £825 income tax cut for working families

Jo Swinson, East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister, welcomed yesterday’s huge income tax cut which Liberal Democrats delivered in Coalition Government.  

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Have your say on Proposed Local Development Plan - Jo

East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister Jo Swinson is urging local residents to review and give their feedback on East Dunbartonshire Council's proposed Local Development Plan which was published yesterday.

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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