Charles Kennedy joins Jo to highlight Lib Dem record of achievement

Charles Kennedy, former Liberal Democrat leader and candidate for Ross, Skye and Lochaber joined local Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister Jo Swinson in East Dunbartonshire today to highlight the eleven seats where people can vote Liberal Democrat to maximum effect, to deliver fairness and unity.

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Liberal Democrat Jo Swinson announces £250 carer’s bonus for 950 local carers

Liberal Democrats will give 950 carers in East Dunbartonshire a £250 ‘Carer’s Bonus’ for looking after loved ones who are older, disabled or seriously ill. The annual payment would be a boost to an army of unsung heroes who work tirelessly to care for their friends and relatives.

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No more pay cuts public sector workers in East Dunbartonshire - Jo

Public sector workers in East Dunbartonshire deserve to feel the benefits of the economic recovery by receiving pay increases by at least the rate of inflation, Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister Jo Swinson said.

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Jo welcomes local Labour support in holding back nationalist tide

East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat candidate Jo Swinson’s campaign received another boost thanks to the public backing of local Labour Party member Stewart Moohan. Stewart’s support comes on the heels of 2 polls that show a close two horse race to be East Dunbartonshire’s MP between Jo and the SNP.

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Britain's economic recovery is getting local people back into work, thanks to Liberal Democrats in Government - Jo

Record employment figures prove Britain is now the engine driver of the European economic recovery. 

As the number of people in East Dunbartonshire receiving Jobseekers Allowance has been slashed by 22% over the past year – it’s clear that Liberal Democrat plans for economic recovery are working.

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Two polls show it's a two horse race in East Dunbartonshire

Two polls conducted earlier this month show that it’s clearly a two horse race here in East Dunbartonshire. One poll has me two points ahead and the second poll eleven points behind. No other party has a chance to win here, so all voters have to consider their options.


Our NHS plans will bring mental health out of the shadows - Jo

East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister Jo Swinson set out how Liberal Democrat plans to boost NHS funds will bring mental health services for young people out of the shadows.

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New poll shows it's a two horse race in East Dunbartonshire

Commenting on a new poll that puts the Liberal Democrats and the SNP neck and neck in East Dunbartonshire, Liberal Democrat candidate Jo Swinson said:

"East Dunbartonshire is now clearly a two horse race between me and the SNP. Many local residents have told me they are voting for me because they think I’ve done a good job as MP for East Dunbartonshire and want me to continue. People who traditionally have supported Labour or the Conservatives have also said they are lending me their vote this time to make sure we stop the SNP in our area. 

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Jo tours new South Glasgow University Hospital

East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister Jo Swinson took the opportunity to visit the brand new South Glasgow University Hospital (SGUH) campus on Monday.

 
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Only Lib Dem plan to balance books will give us £800 million for Scottish NHS

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie joined Liberal Democrat candidate for East Dunbartonshire and Business Minister Jo Swinson to set out his party’s plan to balance the books by 2018.

Speaking on a visit to manufacturing company Guala Closures in Kirkintilloch, Mr Rennie said that it is only because of his party’s responsible economic plan that they can commit to giving the Scottish NHS an £800m boost.

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