Jo: Broadband announcement a real boost for our communities

Local MP Jo Swinson today welcomed news that people across East Dunbartonshire are set to benefit from superfast broadband that will improve internet services for 80,000 homes and businesses across Scotland.

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Pensions rise for 20,500 local people thanks to Lib Dems

Local MP Jo Swinson is delighted that the basic state pensions will rise by at least £2.85 a week in April thanks to the Liberal Democrats’ ‘triple lock’. It means 20,500 pensioners in East Dunbartonshire will benefit from an increase in their pension.

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Vacancy: Campaign Organiser for Scottish Liberal Democrats (East Dunbartonshire)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic individual to join the Scottish Liberal Democrats in the post of Campaign Organiser. Based within the party office of East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrats, in Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire, this post will make a key contribution to the campaign to re-elect Jo Swinson as MP in 2015.  

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Jo hails ‘fantastic’ Inspiring Women event in Kirkintilloch

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson was delighted to attend the first ever Inspiring Women in Scotland event with local schoolgirls at New College Lanarkshire’s campus in Kirkintilloch. 

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Jo welcomes Deputy Prime Minister to local primary school

Local MP Jo Swinson recently visited Castlehill Primary School in Bearsden with special guests Miriam González Durántez and her husband, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.

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Please take just 3 minutes to register your vote, Jo urges

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson is urging local people to make sure they are registered to vote for next year’s general election.

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Jo calls for local nominations for Scottish Youth Parliament

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson is encouraging young people to consider standing for the Scottish Youth Parliament.

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Jo delighted as 70 local carers set to receive support

Carers Link East Dunbartonshire has been awarded nearly £50,000 from the Big Lottery Fund, and local MP Jo Swinson has offered her congratulations.

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Thank you for making history!

After a long and hard-fought campaign, Scotland has spoken.  I’m delighted we have chosen to stay within the UK, and by such a clear margin.  Locally, the result was even more strongly ‘No’, with 61% of voters across East Dunbartonshire Council area rejecting independence and voting to remain part of the UK.

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Record turnout as Scotland votes to stay in UK

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has expressed her delight that Scotland has made a clear decision to remain part of the United Kingdom family, and on a record turnout which in East Dunbartonshire reached 91% - the highest in the whole country. 

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