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Biography

Jo Swinson MP

Constituency
East Dunbartonshire

Introduction

Jo Swinson MP was born Joanne Kate Swinson on 05 February 1980 in Glasgow, Scotland and is the Liberal Democrat MP for East Dunbartonshire. She has been an MP since 08 June 2017 and has previously sat in the House of Commons for East Dunbartonshire.

Posts

Jo Swinson is currently Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats, a parliamentary position she has held since June 2017.

In the past, Jo Swinson has held the position of Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Employment relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs) (2014 to 2015), Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Education) (Women and Equalities) (2014 to 2015), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Employment relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs) (2012 to 2013), Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Culture, Media and Sport) (Women and Equalities) (jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (2012 to 2013) in government.

She was Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (2008 to 2010), Shadow Minister (Women and Equality) (2007 to 2007), Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland (2006 to 2007), Opposition Whip (Commons) (2005 to 2006), Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (2005 to 2006) in opposition.

She is currently Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats

Interests

Jo Swinson has the following specific interests :
Politics - Foreign affairs, political engagement, quality of life and wellbeing, climate change, allergy, body image
Countries - Chechnya, India, Kosovo, Romania, Sierra Leone

You can contact Jo Swinson in the following ways:

Website

http://www.joswinson.org.uk

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Phone : 020 7219 0553

Email : jo.swinson.mp@parliament.uk

Twitter

https://twitter.com/joswinson