Opinion: No to All-Men Shortlists‏

At our 2001 party conference I donned a shocking pink t-shirt emblazoned with the slogan “I am not a token woman” and spoke in opposition to all-women shortlists.

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Postal strikes cancelled

Jo has welcomed news that Royal Mail has called off its planned postal strikes until the New Year.

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Movement on Parliament video campaign as new BBC site launches

In the House of Commons yesterday, the Leader of the House of Commons Harriet Harman agreed to look into allowing members of the public to share video clips of Parliament on their websites.

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Kelly report must be accepted in full

Jo has welcomed the recommendations of Sir Christopher Kelly’s review of MPs’ expenses.

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Radical change must now begin

If one thing has become clear from the expenses scandal, it is that MPs should not make the rules about their own pay and conditions.

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Jo joins debate on ‘Prosperity Without Growth’

Jo joined a panel of eminent speakers in a debate held by the Sustainable Development Commission in Westminster this week.

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Protection from domestic violence is a human right – Jo

Jo yesterday met with Amnesty International activists in Parliament to lend her support to their Stop Violence Against Women campaign.

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Local schools encouraged to join essay competition

Jo is encouraging schools in East Dunbartonshire to enter an essay competition run by journalists in Parliament.

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Jo congratulates local lottery success

Jo has welcomed the news that Lenzie Woodhead Gymnastics Club and Boclair Academy have been awarded grants from the Big Lottery Fund.

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Jo defends Kirky Farmers’ Market

Jo has criticised calls by Councillor Charles Kennedy for the closure of Kirkintilloch Farmers’ Market.

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