Grievances aired at Jo's ScotRail meeting

Earlier this month, Jo summoned ScotRail’s managing director to a public meeting in Milngavie. The Milngavie line has been plagued by late and cancelled trains and consistently performs poorly. Most recently it has become the worst in Scotland for trains arriving on time.

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Jo slams Sturgeon’s push for IndyRef2

Last week, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced to Holyrood that she wants to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence by 2021 if Brexit happens.

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Swinson: Milngavie station is still the worst

Milngavie station is still the worst station in the ScotRail network for trains arriving on time. ScotRail’s monthly statistics revealed that only 27.8% of trains arrive on time.

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Jo visits Glasgow business affected by Home Office decision

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson recently visited Innocent Clothing in Glasgow to talk to owner and constituent Mohammed Wali about Home Office interference. Mr Wali has had his ability to sponsor visas following a routine check by a a Home Office compliance officer. This puts in jeopardy the livelihoods of the two talented, dedicated long-serving workers that the company sponsored visas for, and has had a knock-on impact on the rest of the business.

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Jo visits local Forest School

Local MP Jo Swinson recently visited Auchinairn After School Care and Forest School in Bishopbriggs to meet with children and staff. She discussed the “forest school” concept with the staff, and took part in outdoor activities with the children.

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Jo summons ScotRail executive

Following ongoing problems with the Milngavie line, local MP Jo Swinson is hosting a public meeting with Alex Hynes, the Managing Director of ScotRail on Monday 15th April. It will be held in the hall of Milngavie Primary School from 7pm until 8:30pm.

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ScotRail Remedial Plan is too little, too late

Last week, ScotRail finally published its Remedial Plan addressing some of the issues in performance in recent months. 

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Jo meets with Turnbull students

MP Jo Swinson recently visited Turnbull High School in Bishopbriggs to talk to their Higher Modern Studies classes.

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Jo tells students about election experiences

MP Jo Swinson recently visited St Ninian’s School in Kirkintilloch. There, she shared her experiences of campaigning in elections with students who are sitting their Politics Higher exam next month. She spoke to students about canvassing and knocking on doors, the emotional rollercoaster of campaigning, and the growing importance of social media.

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MP visits Bearsden Modern Studies class

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson recently visited Bearsden Academy for a Q&A with Higher Modern Studies & Politics students. They wanted to find out about how Brexit will affect Scotland, the likelihood of IndyRef2, and about newly devolved powers like social benefits.

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