Know your fracture risks – Jo

Jo Swinson MP underwent a fracture risk assessment in Parliament earlier this month to raise awareness of broken bones caused by osteoporosis. Fractures can be a major health concern with more broken bones occurring in the UK annually than heart attacks or strokes. 1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer a fracture after the age of 50.

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Jo joins BBC “dragon” Hilary Devey to promote Home Heat Helpline

New figures reveal that in East Dunbartonshire 2700 homes are entitled to some form of assistance with their fuel bills. That help is worth an average of £250 per household and a free helpline is available for more information.

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"Back to the drawing board" – Jo tells Morrisons

Jo Swinson MP has criticised Morrisons for producing inappropriate plans for Bishopbriggs town centre, and for their inadequate community engagement so far.

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Westerton Male Voice Choir bring Christmas joy to Milngavie

Jo was on hand to take in the wonderful carol-singing from Westerton Male Voice Choir in the Milngavie precinct yesterday.

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Jo visits Lenzie Primary School for “World at Work” week

Last Friday Jo visited P6/7 at Lenzie Primary to explain the ins and outs of political work at Westminster and beyond, as part of the school’s “World at Work” week.

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A New Year’s resolution for Tesco: stop ignoring the community

Jo Swinson MP is speaking out against Tesco’s refusal to review their plans for the Milngavie store after her requests for meetings over the past several months have been ignored.

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Jo pays festive visit to Bishopbriggs and Milngavie sorting offices

Jo Swinson, MP for East Dunbartonshire, recently visited the Royal Mail sorting offices in Bishopbriggs and Milngavie to witness first-hand the hard work that goes into the busy festive period

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Jo tells Prime Minster: women’s involvement is fundamental to security in Afghanistan

During a recent Prime Minister’s Questions, Jo urged the PM to ensure that women’s rights and security, which are essential for sustainable peace-building, were not sacrificed. She made her comments in advance of the international conference on Afghanistan recently held in Bonn where NATO pledged sustained economic, political and military support up to 2024.

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Council ban on MP school surgeries undermines citizenship

Following the refusal of East Dunbartonshire Council to allow local MP Jo Swinson to hold a lunchtime surgery for pupils at Lenzie Academy, Jo has urged the Council to revisit their position and change the rules.

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Winter-proof your home and cut your energy costs – Jo

With energy prices on the increase, Jo Swinson MP is encouraging homeowners to insulate their homes and reduce their bills

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