Boclair pupils get a taste of politics


Jo Swinson with Boclair Academy pupils in Westminster

The pupils quizzed Jo on David Cameron’s admission over cannabis use and House of Lords reform

Jo Swinson welcomed pupils from Boclair Academy to the Houses of Parliament today as part of the school’s 3-day visit to the capital.

The group of 40 Standard Grade pupils joined Jo for a Q&A session before taking a tour of Westminster.

Jo commented:

“I am really pleased at East Dunbartonshire school pupils being able to visit Westminster and get a first-hand look at the centre of UK politics.

“The Parliament building is simply spectacular and I hope it inspires some of the pupils to think about returning as elected members one day.”


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