Tough new sanctions for war memorial metal theft – Jo

Local MP Jo Swinson welcomed the announcement of tough new penalties brought in to crack down on those who steal or sell stolen metal; especially from war memorials.

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DVLA deal good news for East Dunbartonshire Post Offices and motorists – Jo

Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshirehas described the deal that will see the Post Office continue to deliver tax disc and driving licence services as 'good news for East Dunbartonshire Post Offices and motorists'.

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Jo comments on the launch of the Thomas Muir Heritage Trail

Commenting on the launch of the Thomas Muir Heritage Trail Jo said:

"I welcome the launch of the heritage trail to recognise the life and work of Thomas Muir. East Dunbartonshire can rightly be proud of Muir's lasting legacy of democracy. Hopefully we'll raise awareness of this hero while promoting the outdoors, local history and tourism. I pay tribute to the work being done by Jimmy Watson and the rest of the Friends of Thomas Muir to make sure this remarkable local historical figure is remembered."


Liberal Democrats deliver radical reform to shared parental leave and flexible working – Jo

Yesterday local MP Jo Swinson and Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, announced radical reforms that will allow mums and dads to share up to a year's leave to look after their newborn children.

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Jo praises students in Parliament film competition

Local MP Jo Swinson welcomed a group of students from Bishopbrigg's Turnbull High School to Westminster on Thursday.

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Jo shows her support for local carers

Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire met a group of local carers on Friday at an informal event organised by Carers Link East Dunbartonshire. 

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Jo congratulates St. Joseph’s Nursery on lottery win

Local MP Jo Swinson has welcomed the news that St Joseph's Nursery in Milngavie was successful in their application for an 'Awards For All' grant from the Big Lottery Fund.

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Get East Dunbartonshire Working results in more jobs

Local MP Jo Swinson is welcoming the news that the number of full time job opportunities following the Get East Dunbartonshire Working campaign has increased.

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Congratulations to East Dunbartonshire’s Scott Houston – Jo

Congratulations are due to Lenzie's Scott Houston for winning Best Documentary at the first ever Film The House Awards. 

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Jo comments on Waitrose submission

Following the planning application lodged by Waitrose for a store and new all-weather pitch for West of Scotland Football Club, local MP Jo Swinson said:

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