Remembrance Sunday

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson marked Remembrance Sunday by laying wreaths at the war memorials in Milngavie and Kirkintilloch.  Jo and other local residents gathered to pay their respects to those that gave their lives in past conflicts for their country.

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MP: Funding boost a great result for local sport

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has welcomed the news that four local sports clubs have received awards totalling £6,760 from the Big Lottery Fund’s 2014 Communities programme.

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Jo reminds local people to get their flu jab this winter

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson recently attended a flu vaccine clinic held in Parliament, and is now encouraging local people to get this season’s flu injection in line with Government recommendations. 

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MP calls for local support for Thomas Muir Festival

Jo Swinson MP is encouraging local residents to support the Thomas Muir Festival from 13 – 24 November.

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Jo: Urgent action needed to reduce missed hospital appointments

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson today warned that missed appointments at local hospitals are wasting resources and putting services under real strain.

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Have your say on future powers for Scotland, Jo urges

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson is calling on local people to give their views on further powers for the Scottish Parliament.

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Jo wants Glasgow City Deal to fund local roads project

Local MP Jo Swinson has welcomed the news that East Dunbartonshire Council has signed up to the Glasgow City Deal, and hopes that money can be spent on the Relief Road project in Bishopbriggs to ease local traffic congestion.  

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MP calls for an end to “game of chance” bus service for blind people

At the Liberal Democrat Party Conference in Glasgow, local MP Jo Swinson got a chance to experience, through a memory game, why people with sight loss need audio-visual announcements (AV) on buses.

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Jo Swinson MP comments on new life expectancy figures in Scotland

“I am pleased that life expectancy is increasing across Scotland and it’s great to see that it’s highest in East Dunbartonshire, proving that our local area is a pleasant environment where people enjoy a quality standard of living.

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Local unemployment at 9 year low

Jo Swinson MP is delighted that local unemployment has fallen once again, this time to the very low level of just 1.3% - the lowest in over 9 years that Jo has been East Dunbartonshire’s MP.

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