Jo Swinson MP

Jo Swinson MP

Constituency

East Dunbartonshire

Party

Liberal Democrat

Address as

Jo Swinson

Contact details

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8088
jo.swinson.mp@parliament.uk

Constituency

126 Drymen Road, Bearsden, G61 3RB
Tel: 0141 943 1568

Departmental

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, 1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET
Tel: 020 7215 5000
enquiries@bis.gsi.gov.uk

Departmental

Ministerial and Public Communications Division, Department for Education, Piccadilly Gate, Store Street, Manchester, M1 2WD
Tel: 0370 000 2288
https://www.education.gov.uk/contactus/dfe

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for East Dunbartonshire 2005-
Contested Kingston upon Hull East General Election 2001

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Employment relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs) 2014-
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Education) (Women and Equalities) 2014-
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Employment relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs) 2012-13
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Culture, Media and Sport) (Women and Equalities) (jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) 2012-13
Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) 2008-10
Shadow Minister (Women and Equality) 2007-07
Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland 2006-07
Opposition Whip (Commons) 2005-06
Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) 2005-06

Select committees

Post House Date
Environmental Audit Committee Commons 2007-10

Political interests

Foreign affairs, political engagement, quality of life and wellbeing, climate change, allergy, body image

Countries of interest

Chechnya, India, Kosovo, Romania, Sierra Leone

General Election 2010 General Election - East Dunbartonshire

Name Party Votes Share Change
Swinson, Jo LD 18551 38.69% -3.1%
Galbraith, Mary Lab 16367 34.13% 1.0%
Nolan, Mark Con 7431 15.50% -1.0%
White, Iain SNP 5054 10.54% 4.7%
Beeley, James UKIP 545 1.14%
Majority 2184 4.55%
Turnout 47948 75.16%
Electorate 63795
Result LD Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.