East Dunbartonshire one of the top areas in the country for stem cell donors

Local MP Jo Swinson today praised East Dunbartonshire’s 1,309 stem cell donors and called on others to register, following figures released by Anthony Nolan, the UK’s stem cell transplant charity, which put the region in the top 25% in the country for donors.

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Swinson: homelessness deaths ‘shocking’

Local MP Jo Swinson has today described statistics showing that 449 people died while homeless in the last year, including a 33-year-old in East Dunbartonshire, as ‘shocking’ and ‘devastating’.

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What does it mean to be an MP? Jo speaks to young Milngavie pupils

Local MP Jo Swinson recently visited The Glasgow Academy Milngavie to meet staff and speak to children about being an MP.

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Spot the difference: Jo talks ‘MPs’ and ‘MSPs’ with Wester Cleddens pupils

Local MP Jo Swinson met staff and Primary 7 pupils at Wester Cleddens Primary School in Bishopbriggs to discuss the similarities and differences between MPs and MSPs.

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Jo calls on young people in East Dunbartonshire to make their mark

Jo Swinson MP is calling on young people in East Dunbartonshire to take part in the UK Youth Parliament’s ‘Make Your Mark’ campaign, the UK’s largest survey of young people’s views.

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Going viral: MP tours world leading virus research centre

Local MP Jo Swinson visited the Medical Research Council - University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) in Bearsden for a tour of the facilities and to meet researchers.

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The future is Bright: MP visits Bishopbriggs nursery

MP for East Dunbartonshire Jo Swinson visited the Bright Horizons nursery in Bishopbriggs this week to meet staff and chat to children.

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Young pub manager presented with award by MP in Parliament

Callum Smith, who runs The Station in Bearsden, was presented with a certificate in Parliament this week by Jo Swinson, MP for East Dunbartonshire, in recognition of his success as part of an industry-leading Accelerator programme for high performing young pub managers.

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Jo meets Douglas Academy pupils in Parliament

MP for East Dunbartonshire Jo Swinson today spoke to S4 pupils from Douglas Academy who were visiting the Houses of Parliament on a school trip.

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Jo Swinson wears it pink for charity fundraiser

Jo Swinson, MP for East Dunbartonshire, added a splash of pink to her usual attire to support Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink fundraiser, which will take place on Friday 19 October to raise money for vital breast cancer research.

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