Comment piece on young peoples attitudes to violence against women

The days of women being given a slap for disrespecting the men in their lives should be nothing but a bad memory and a harrowing scene from a Charles Dickens’ screen adaptation. Male assault of woman should be nothing but a distasteful reminder of when women were no more than chattels and the possessions of male relatives, acceptably controlled by through violent behaviour.

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Liberal Democrat MPs meet with Minister to seek clarity on Post Offices

Scottish Liberal Democrats are putting pressure on the Government to safeguard the future of rural Post Offices

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Rubber bullet use against peaceful demonstrators unacceptable

Jo criticised as heavy-handed the use of rubber bullets against peaceful demonstrators

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Jo backs national campaign for Warm Homes

Jo praises Bearsden & Milngavie Christmas Post operation

Jo is encouraging her constituents to get their Christmas posting done early

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Government Bill fails to help today’s East Dunbartonshire pensioners


Liberal Democrats propose a universal state pension to end the disadvantaging of women and carers

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Child Support Agency open to abuse by business-owning absent parents

“Children that are losing out now should not be made to wait for years for wholesale CSA reform” – Jo

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Ballot Paper move should be just the beginning

Commenting on the Scotland Office’s announcement that it would introduce a single colour-coded ballot paper for next year’s Scottish elections, Liberal Democrat Shadow Scottish Secretary, Jo Swinson MP said:

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New report shows still no integrated Government strategy on violence against women


The End Violence Against Women campaign has marked the Government with a score of 2 out of 10 for tackling violence against women

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Jo gives pedal power for Children in Need

The spin-a-thon raised over £7,000 for BBC Children in Need

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