Jo hosts Scotland Secretary Alistair Carmichael for Independence discussion with local businesses

Local MP Jo Swinson welcomed Secretary of State for Scotland Alistair Carmichael and local businesses to a discussion on the debate around Scotland’s future in the UK. 

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Jo encourages local schools and groups to register for Sainsbury’s Active Kids 2014

Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire has welcomed the launch of Sainsbury’s Active Kids 2014 voucher scheme. Over the years the support of Sainsbury’s customers and colleagues in East Dunbartonshire has led to over £90,000 worth of Active Kids equipment and experiences being donated to schools and organisations in he area.

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Scotland’s new businesses help to build a stronger economy – Jo

Local MP Jo Swinson has welcomed the increased number of new businesses created in Scotland.  Figures posted last week by the Federation of Small Businesses show that in 2013 more than 400 new businesses were set up in the East Dunbartonshire area with 30,000 new businesses created in Scotland – an increase of 19% from 2012.

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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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