New Child Support Agency needs to get tough

Jo Swinson making her maiden speech

Tony Blair admitted over a year ago that the CSA was “not properly suited” to its job

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Prisoners voting: Government must calculate cost

The UK Government has no idea how much compensation it may have to pay to Scottish prisoners for its blanket ban on voting, Jo Swinson has learned.

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Jo gets the lowdown on top Milngavie employer

Jo Swinson at Flexible Ducting

Jo is planning further visits to other top East Dunbartonshire employers in the near future

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A 21st Century Union

A lot has changed in 300 years. When you stop and think, it’s actually harder to come up with things that haven’t changed since the Act of Union was passed in 1707.

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Supermarkets must take responsibility on packaging

Jo’s Early Day Motion praises the recent campaign against excess packaging run by the Independent

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Jo joins LSE students to launch Discover Islam week

Attendees at the Discover Islam launch forming the word 'Salam' - captured by aerial photograph

Those launching Discover Islam week formed the word ‘Salam’, captured by aerial photograph (Jo is in blue coat in the first ‘A’!)

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Jo seeks Parliamentary backing for votes at 16

Jo Swinson has today sought to secure a free vote in Parliament on lowering the voting age to 16.

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Jo welcomes Antonine Wall heritage nomination

Jo Swinson has welcomed the Government’s decision to nominate the Antonine Wall for World Heritage Site status.

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Burns lottery news welcome

Portrait of Robert Burns

The funding is part of a £17m project which will also see the cottage where Burns was born restored

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18-year-old challenger to McConnell should pave the way for younger voters

Jo Swinson speaking in the House of Commons

May’s Scottish Election will be the first under new laws allowing candidates aged 18 and over to stand

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