Petition Launched to Scrap the Council Tax

Jo Swinson, East Dunbartonshire’s Liberal Democrat Parliamentary spokesperson, is supporting the national campaign to end the unfair Council Tax. Jo believes it should be replaced with a fairer local income tax based on ability to pay.

Read more

Lib Dem summit in Bearsden kick-starts campaign to oust Labour MP

Party bosses and Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) joined East Dunbartonshire’s Parliamentary spokesperson Jo Swinson and local Councillors at the event to share best practice, train party activists and discuss the plans to elect a Lib Dem MP for East Dunbartonshire.

Read more

Good News! More children walking to school

Jo Swinson has welcomed recent statistics that show nearly 6 out of 10 Scottish pupils walked to school in 2002 with less than 1 in 5 pupils travelling by car or van.

Read more

Reduce plastic bag waste

Jo Swinson and local Lib Dems have joined calls to introduce a levy on disposable plastic bags. The proposals were launched by the Liberal Democrat MSP Mike Pringle, and would greatly reduce plastic bag use and benefit the environment.

Read more

Jo defends Free Personal Care for the Elderly

Jo Swinson responded to comments made by Sam Galbraith, the previous Labour MP and MSP for Strathkelvin & Bearsden, who wants to scrap the free personal care for the elderly introduced by the Liberal Democrats.

Read more

Local Labour MP lets down students

Jo Swinson, Lib Dem Parliamentary Spokesperson for East Dunbartonshire, has criticised local Labour MPs for backing the Government’s plans to bring in top-up fees.

 

Read more

Jo Swinson chosen to fight for East Dunbartonshire

East Dunbartonshire Lib Dems have selected Jo Swinson as the prospective candidate for the new Westminster constituency of East Dunbartonshire.

Read more

East Dunbartonshire Lib Dems celebrate election success

Local Liberal Democrats have been celebrating following the recent election results, which saw the Lib Dem vote jump by over 4% in Strathkelvin & Bearsden, and 12 Liberal Democrat Councillors elected in East Dunbartonshire.

 

Read more

Safeguarding Free Personal Care

Leading free personal care campaigner Jo Swinson has welcomed the steps taken by the Liberal Democrats to guarantee free care funding.

Read more

Jo welcomes cheap travel for pensioners

Bus fares for pensioners are being dramatically reduced thanks to the delivery of yet another manifesto commitment from the Scottish Liberal Democrats.

The Lib Dems are celebrating another victory for Scottish pensioners as elderly travel concessions are brought in.

Read more

Sign in with Facebook, Twitter or Email.