Jo’s Road to Referendum campaign heads to Milngavie

Local MP Jo Swinson will be hosting a public meeting in Milngavie on Friday 18th July, as part of her Road to Referendum campaign in the run up to September’s crucial independence vote. The meeting starts at 7pm in Milngavie Town Hall, and Jo is encouraging anyone who wants a question answered on independence to attend. 

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Lib Dems to offer £250 Carer’s Bonus for local “unsung heroes”

Local MP Jo Swinson has welcomed the news that nearly 1,400 carers in East Dunbartonshire will receive a bonus worth up to £250 a year under a Liberal Democrat government.

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Lib Dems propose £790 boost for local pensioners

Local pensioners would receive at least an extra £790 per year by the end of the next parliament in 2020 under Liberal Democrat plans, says local MP Jo Swinson. These plans are expected to benefit 20,500 pensioners in East Dunbartonshire.

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MP supports new crack down on irresponsible payday lenders

Local MP Jo Swinson is pleased that new rules clamping down on payday lenders will give local people more protection against unscrupulous behaviour by these companies. Jo pushed for and achieved these changes in her role as Consumer Minister. 

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SNP must get a grip on cancer waiting times - Jo

Jo Swinson MP today called on the SNP Government to get a grip on cancer waiting times which could affect people in East Dunbartonshire, after new figures showed that Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board was one of 9 across Scotland to miss crucial treatment targets. 

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Vacancy- Campaign Organiser (Volunteer and Infrastructure Building)

East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrats are looking for an enthusiastic, people person with experience of dealing with the public and volunteers to join their local campaign team.

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Jo views excellent support given to disabled adults at the Springfield Service

Local MP Jo Swinson visited the Springfield Service in Bishopbriggs to learn about the great work being done there to help disabled adults become more independent and confident.

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Jo visits Lenzie charity to mark Deafblind Awareness Week

Local MP Jo Swinson visited Deafblind Scotland’s head office in Lenzie to mark Deafblind Awareness Week from 23rd-29th June. Jo met staff and volunteers to hear about the services provided by the charity and experienced first-hand some of the challenges faced by deafblind adults. 

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Government announcement on Jo's return from maternity leave

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MP congratulates local athletes for Games selections

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has congratulated the athletes with local connections who have been selected to represent Scotland in next month’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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