Jo and Secretary of State Mike Moore focus on jobs for Scotland at Aviva in Bishopbriggs and visit local school in Bearsden


Aviva have expressed interest in the Get East Dunbartonshire Working initiative Ms. Swinson launched in her constituency which aims to provide 100 work or training opportunities in 100 days.

Commenting Jo Swinson said:

“I was delighted that the Secretary of State took up my offer to visit. Aviva is one of the biggest employers in our community, with more than 1000 employees, and they continue to provide jobs and offer economic security to residents in these difficult times.”

“The Get East Dunbartonshire Working initiative that I launched in my constituency is already securing real action to get local residents back into work with 32 placements having been pledged. The support of businesses like Aviva is vital for even more success.”

“The Secretary of State and I highlighted the UK government’s commitment to creating employment and training opportunities in order to get this country working again.”

After the visit to Aviva Moore and Swinson dropped in at Bearsden’s Mosshead Primary School

They met with Head Teacher Aileen Welsh for a guided tour and to meet pupils to discuss recent subjects studied such as the Parliament and Fairtrade.

Deputy council leader and local Liberal Democrat councillor Ashay Ghai for Bearsden North was also present.

 

Jo Swinson and Mike Moore speak to Aviva’s Stephen Pryce

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