Jo welcomes drop in number of local unemployed

Local MP Jo Swinson has welcomed the latest unemployment figures for East Dunbartonshire which show more than 140 fewer people were out of work than a year ago.

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Cut your bills during Big Energy Saving Week- Jo

Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire is backing Citizen Advice Bureau's Big Energy Saving Week taking place from 22-27 October. Big Energy Saving Week is an opportunity for local residents to find out what they can do to cut energy bills down to size and help make them more affordable.

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Jo welcomes lottery funding for Creative Care

Jo has welcomed the news that Creative Care in East Dunbartonshire has secured £10,000 of lottery funding.

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Jo makes the case for political participation at a meeting with Scouts

Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire met with dozens of Scouts from across the country to hear what they had to say about the issues that affect them at the Liberal Democrat conference.

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Local MP Jo Swinson brings Parliament Week to East Dunbartonshire!

Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire will champion democracy in the local area by encouraging students to take part in Parliament Week 2012. The annual national week to build greater awareness of and engagement with parliamentary democracy in the UK, is organised by the House of Commons and House of Lords and takes place between 19 to 25 November

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Connections that inspire young people can be life-changing – Jo

A new scheme to send an army of volunteers into schools to give inspirational talks about their careers was launched in Scotland this week. 'Inspiring the Future' will allow state school students the chance to see, hear and make a connection with someone in a career or job they might not have thought about.

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Nick Clegg to Lib Dem Conference: Raising the bar, but helping our children clear it

Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg has used his keynote speech to the Lib Dem Party conference in Brighton to announce extra money for 110,000 children struggling with maths and English.

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Jo gets the nod for two Ministerial Positions

Following the Government reshuffle early this month Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills and was also appointed as Women and Equalities Minister.

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Jo visits Bearsden Primary’s Outdoor Classroom

Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire visited Bearsden Primary School for a tour of their new outdoor classroom, which the children helped build.

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Thomas Muir Festival has something for everyone – Jo

Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire is encouraging local residents to take part in Bishopbriggs' Thomas Muir Festival from 22-29 September. 

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