Jo calls for global abolition of Death Penalty

In a Parliamentary debate this week Jo called on the Government to do more to campaign for the global abolition of the death penalty.

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UK Youth Parliament takes over the Commons

Jo has described as “momentous” the UK Youth Parliament debates in the House of Commons today.

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Bishopbriggs victory on Council Boundaries U-turn, but fight is not over

Jo and Ross Finnie MSP have welcomed the Boundary Commission’s U-turn on moving part of Bishopbriggs from East Dunbartonshire into Glasgow.

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Victory for sports hall, failure for local democracy

Jo has welcomed a temporary reprieve for the sports hall in Bishopbriggs but expressed disappointment at the lack of calls for a public hearing.

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Council must do better on recycling

After a visit to Viridor recycling plant in Glasgow, Jo has called on East Dunbartonshire Council to expand its recycling services.

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East Dunbartonshire’s climate message to PM

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Jo collected messages to the Prime Minister from people all over East Dunbartonshire over the weekend to mark the 350 international day of climate action.

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Jo welcomes small victory for YouTube campaign

Jo has welcomed news that MPs are now allowed to post clips of Parliament on YouTube, but said the public must also have that right.

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Jo launches 2009 Christmas card competition

Jo is inviting youngsters in East Dunbartonshire to design her annual Christmas card.

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Government fails to back words with action on climate change

The Government this week rejected a Liberal Democrat proposal to sign up to the 10:10 campaign and reduce carbon emissions from the public sector by 10% by the end of 2010.

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Swinson condemns postal strikes

Jo has condemned the strikes by Royal Mail workers, saying they are a threat to the future of the universal postal service.

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