East Dunbartonshire backs plain tobacco packaging

Local MP Jo Swinson's latest East Dunbartonshire e-consultation has found that a clear majority support a change to plain tobacco packaging.

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Young people come out to support skatepark idea

Last night Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire and over 60 local young people met to discuss skatepark facilities in Bishopbriggs.

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Jo Swinson’s 2012 Summer Tour starts next week

Jo Swinson MP will be out and about in East Dunbartonshire next week hearing your views and taking up issues on your behalf.

Jo's summer tour comes in addition to her weekly surgeries, where constituents can come along and discuss any issues they feel she may be able to help with. To meet people she may not normally have the chance to see, Jo will visit locations right across the constituency from 16 – 22 August.

All are welcome to come along at any point during the tour to speak to Jo and discuss their concerns.

Full details at http://www.joswinson.org.uk/summer_tour_2012

Jo Swinson MP tells supermarkets to price it right

Confusion in the shopping aisles could become a thing of the past thanks to a new Bill making its way through Parliament. 

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Show Support for Glasgow 2018 Youth Olympics – Jo

Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire and Deputy Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats is supporting Glasgow's bid to host the 2018 Youth Olympics.

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Jo acts to prevent Council grit bin ruining property

Local MP Jo Swinson wrote to East Dunbartonshire Council on behalf of a constituent whose plants were dying thanks to the Council grit bin placed against his garden wall. 

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Morrisons plans expected to be submitted soon

On Tuesday Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire met with Richard Bakes from Morrisons and Bill Marley from Ryden Commercial Property Consultants to speak in depth about the proposed changes to the store on the Bishopbriggs Town Centre site.

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Riverside Childcare sensory garden a real treat – Jo

Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire was delighted to visit Riverside Childcare's new sensory garden 'Eden' which opened recently. 

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Get East Dunbartonshire Working initiative extended

Local MP Jo Swinson's initiative to Get East Dunbartonshire Working has now provided 66 work and training opportunities for people in the community.


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Jo congratulates local golden girl Katherine Grainger

"What a stunning achievement to top off a wonderful career for Katherine Grainger, rowing into the history books with her partner Anna Watkins. After three silvers she's finally brought home Olympic gold. It's so well deserved for the most successful female athlete in British rowing history. Everyone here was rooting for this former Bearsden Academy girl – she's done us proud!"

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