CBI right to back free childcare - Jo

Local MP Jo Swinson has welcomed Confederation of British Industry (CBI) calls to help families by increasing free childcare - plans which have already been set out by the Liberal Democrats.

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20 years of the National Lottery and £17 million for East Dunbartonshire

On the twentieth anniversary of the first drawing of numbers on the National Lottery, East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has welcomed the £17million of grants awarded for 693 local projects over the years. 

 

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900 local businesses benefit from government support

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has welcomed the news that 900 local companies have taken advantage of a Government scheme to help businesses and boost jobs.

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Jo: Mobile phone signal plans to make big local difference

Local MP Jo Swinson today welcomed the launch of a new consultation which could see mobile phone providers forced to share infrastructure to help eliminate signal 'not-spots'.

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Jo visits Bearsden Dementia Centre to back campaign against rogue traders

In her role as the Government’s Consumer Affairs Minister, local MP Jo Swinson paid a visit to Bearsden Dementia Resource Centre to back a campaign against rogue traders.

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Jo supports International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Local MP Jo Swinson is supporting International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25th November) in order to raise awareness about the still shocking levels of violence experienced by women around the world.

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Jo pledges support for World AIDS Day

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson is urging local residents to show support for people living with HIV on World AIDS Day on Monday 1st December.

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Jo welcomes broadband milestone

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has welcomed the announcement that 150,000 homes across Scotland are now benefiting from fibre broadband following UK government investment in local digital services.

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St Ninian’s pupils debate gender inequality with Jo

Local MP Jo Swinson recently took part in a Q&A session with Higher Modern Studies pupils at St Ninian’s High School in Kirkintilloch.

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Local people want more powers for Scotland

Local residents have given Jo Swinson MP their views on Scotland’s future after the independence referendum, with a majority of respondents saying they are in favour of further powers for the Scottish Parliament.

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