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Jo Swinson

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Gender Male
Age 43
Web_site www.joswinson.org.uk
Date of birth February 5,1980
Zodiac sign Aquarius
Born Glasgow
United Kingdom
Spouse Duncan Hames
Office Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Party Liberal Democrats
BooksEqual Power: Shortlisted for the Best Memoir by a Parliamentarian 2018
Equal Power: Shortlisted for the Best Memoir by a Parliamentarian 2018
Equal Power: And How You Can Make It Happen
Job Politician
Spokesperson
Education Douglas Academy
London School of Economics and Political Science
NationalityBritish
ParentsPeter Swinson
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Jo Swinson Life story


Joanne Kate Swinson CBE is a former British Liberal Democrat politician who was Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 22 July to 13 December 2019. She was the first woman and the youngest person to hold the position, as well as the holder of the post for the shortest period of time.

Liberal Democrats see Tory seats as way out of wilderness

Liberal Democrats see Tory seats as way out of wilderness
Jan 26,2023 9:01 pm

... Party insiders say there will be no more talk of winning a general election outright, seen as one of the mistakes made by former leader Jo Swinson...

Liberal Democrats eye blue wall seats in wake of Tory turmoil

Liberal Democrats eye blue wall seats in wake of Tory turmoil
Nov 5,2022 8:21 am

... At the 2019 general election the then party leader Jo Swinson touted herself as the UK s next prime minister and talked of winning " hundreds of seats"...

MPs should not bring babies into Commons chamber, review says

MPs should not bring babies into Commons chamber, review says
Jun 30,2022 2:15 am

... " Former Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson is thought to have been the first MP to take her baby into the chamber during a debate, when she cradled her son in the Commons in 2018...

Tiverton and Honiton: Can the Lib Dems turn a true-blue seat yellow?

Tiverton and Honiton: Can the Lib Dems turn a true-blue seat yellow?
Jun 24,2022 3:30 am

... Earlier in the day I spotted Sir Ed Davey, the Lib Dem leader, on a train heading west, and asked if his party s " Stop Brexit" slogan under former leader Jo Swinson in 2019 damaged its chances here in 2022...

No babies allowed in Commons, MP Stella Creasy told

No babies allowed in Commons, MP Stella Creasy told
Nov 24,2021 5:03 am

... Former Liberal Democrat MP Jo Swinson to cradle her baby during a debate in the Commons chamber in 2018...

New Liberal Democrat leader in place by mid-July

New Liberal Democrat leader in place by mid-July
Feb 16,2020 10:14 am

...Jo Swinson resigned as leader of the party after the loss of your seat in the 2019 General election The liberal Democrats have announced that they will be a new party, the leaders in mid-July...

Nadia Whittome: Youngest MP had been looking for temp work

Nadia Whittome: Youngest MP had been looking for temp work
Feb 16,2020 9:14 am

... Jo Swinson in 2004 Baby of the HouseFollow BBC East Midlands on, or...

General election 2019: Animated tour in 10 stops

General election 2019: Animated tour in 10 stops
Feb 16,2020 9:13 am

... (7/10) Jo Swinson, the Liberal Democrat leader, narrowly lost her seat of East Dunbartonshire in Scotland to the Scottish National Party, who had a good night...

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