Jo launches small business survey

Local MP Jo Swinson has launched a survey of 1900 businesses in East Dunbartonshire asking how she can help them grow and take on more staff. The surveys were sent out this week and responses will feed in ideas to help grow the local economy.

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Local MP backs Fairtrade Fortnight

Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire is encouraging local residents to support Fairtrade Fortnight 2014. This year's event will run from 24 February until 9 March.

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Debunk the myths about cancer - Jo

Local MP Jo Swinson is encouraging East Dunbartonshire residents to take a moment on World Cancer Day, 4 February 2014, to increase their awareness and aim to dispel the damaging myths and misconceptions about cancer.

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Make the internet a safe space to create, share and connect - Jo

Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire is supporting Safer Internet Day 2014, organised by the Internet Watch Foundation.  

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Local unemployment at lowest rate since 2008 - Jo

Local MP Jo Swinson has welcomed figures that show unemployment in East Dunbartonshire continues to fall. 

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Jo welcomes free childcare announcement

Local MP Jo Swinson has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement that from August 2014 thousands of two-year-olds in Scotland will be entitled a free childcare place for 15 hours a week. 

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Jo encourages local residents to honour Holocaust victims

Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire is encouraging local residents to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January 2014 and to commit to speaking up and speaking out against prejudice.

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Get tested during Cervical Cancer Prevention Week – Jo

Local MP Jo Swinson is highlighting Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (CCPW) from the 19-25 January 2014. The week aims to increase understanding of cervical cancer and ways to prevent it.

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Jo welcomes £181,000 lottery cash boost for DeafBlind Scotland

Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire is delighted that DeafBlind Scotland, based in Lenzie, has received awards totalling £181,075 from the Big Lottery Fund’s Support and Connect programme. Support and Connect helps organisations engaged in hardship activities that require immediate funding to deliver support.

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