Jo raises concerns about local transport links to new Glasgow Hospital

East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister Jo Swinson has written to Strathclyde Partnership for Transport raising local residents’ concerns about accessibility to the new South Glasgow University Hospital (SGUH) campus.

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Jo welcomes £825 income tax cut for working families

Jo Swinson, East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister, welcomed yesterday’s huge income tax cut which Liberal Democrats delivered in Coalition Government.

 

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Have your say on Proposed Local Development Plan - Jo

East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister Jo Swinson is urging local residents to review and give their feedback on East Dunbartonshire Council's proposed Local Development Plan which was published yesterday.

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Jo and Nick Clegg set out a better deal for dads

Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg and Women and Equalities Minister Jo Swinson unveiled plans to triple paternity leave for fathers while speaking to mums and dads in East Dunbartonshire today.

To mark the introduction of shared parental leave, which begins on April 5, Nick announced plans to give dads an extra four weeks off work with their newborns during a visit to Playtown in Bishopbriggs.

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Jo continues to press First Minister on road repair funds

East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister Jo Swinson continues to press the First Minister to give East Dunbartonshire its fair share of road repair funding.

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Too many still face lengthy cancer wait times - Jo

East Dunbartonshire Liberal Democrat candidate and Business Minister Jo Swinson is calling on the SNP to get a grip and improve performance in the NHS after figures released yesterday show that half of Scotland’s health boards did not meet cancer wait time targets.

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Jo says #isupportsport

Scottish Sports Alliance’s #isupportsport campaign received a host of new supporters as Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire joined fellow Scottish Liberal Democrats in getting an #isupportsport selfie at the Scottish Liberal Democrat Party Conference earlier this month. 

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Jo joined by Willie Rennie to launch 2015 election campaign

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie will today (Monday 30th) set out distinctly Liberal Democrat priorities to create opportunity for all, as he kicks off the Scottish Liberal Democrat campaign tour on a visit with East Dunbartonshire candidate and Business Minister Jo Swinson.

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Jo critiques Police Scotland’s disproportionate use of stop and search

Local MP Jo Swinson has submitted responses to Police Scotland’s review of the use of stop and search. Jo criticises the disproportionate use of the tactic, particularly its use on children and teenagers, and recommends that Police Scotland be accountable to Parliament.

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Local towns dubbed Scotland’s most desirable postcodes

Torrance, Lenzie, Milngavie and Bearsden have been named in the top 10 most desirable postcodes in Scotland according to a study commissioned by the Royal Mail. The study by the Centre for Economic and Business Research also looked at employment prospects and affordable housing. 

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