Budget good news for pensioners

Jo has welcomed the announcement in this week’s Budget that the level of the state pension is finally to be relinked with rising earnings.

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Campaign for Body Confidence calls for free-to-air women’s sport

In the House of Commons yesterday, Jo called on the Government to include women’s sporting events on the Free-to-Air list.

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Local people “gutted” over Kilmardinny decision

Jo has condemned the Scottish Government Reporter’s decision to allow the Kilmardinny development to go ahead.

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Jo presses Scotland Minister on renewable energy

In the House of Commons last week Jo urged the new Minister for Scotland to drive forward the transition toward renewable energy.

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Turnbull High pupils meet Jo in Parliament

Jo welcomed pupils from Turnbull High School to Parliament last week on their school trip to London.

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Jo calls for greater protection for whales

Jo has shown her support for whales by taking part in an online photo petition run by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).

Jo Swinson makes the 'whale tail' pose

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Jo calls for greater recognition for the UK’s six million carers

Jo Swinson and John Stapleton in the Houses of Parliament

Jo has teamed up with GMTV presenter John Stapleton to celebrate the contribution made by people in East Dunbartonshire who provide unpaid care for someone who is ill, frail or disabled.

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“Home Office must act now to remove fences” – Jo

Jo has urged the Home Office to give permission for the removal of security fences around Milngavie reservoir after agreement was reached on alternative measures.

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Jo visits Strathlkelvin Talking Newspaper Association

Jo visited the recording studio of the Strathkelvin Talking Newspaper Association at their new premises in Kirkintilloch on Monday.

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School closures won’t go ahead

Jo has welcomed East Dunbartonshire Council’s decision last night to shelve plans to close eight local schools.

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