Jo Swinson

Jo Swinson

Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

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    Joanne Kate "Jo" Swinson CBE is a British Liberal Democrat politician and is the Member of Parliament for East Dunbartonshire. She was first elected at the 2005 general election, serving until her defeat by John Nicolson of the Scottish National Party ten years later.

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      Ruth Davidson quits: Is family life possible on the campaign trail?
      Ruth Davidson quits: Is family life possible on the campaign trail?
      ... "It was Jo Swinson, the new leader of the Liberal Democrats, who became the first MP to take her baby into a Commons debate in September last year... 2019-09-01 04:34:28
      Brexit: MPs trying to block no deal make it more likely, says Boris Johnson
      Brexit: MPs trying to block no deal make it more likely, says Boris Johnson
      ... Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson and Labour deputy leader Tom Watson have also offered their backing... 2019-09-01 04:22:27
      Judge refuses to halt parliament suspension plans
      Judge refuses to halt parliament suspension plans
      ... The cross-party group of politicians involved in the case, including SNP MP Joanna Cherry and Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson, wants the court to rule that it would be illegal and unconstitutional for him to do so... 2019-09-01 04:17:39
      News Daily: Brexit talks  up tempo  and Kashmiris allege torture
      News Daily: Brexit talks up tempo and Kashmiris allege torture
      ... However, the Daily Express reports the Queen will not agree to meet the Labour leader - or Lib Dem counterpart Jo Swinson - without the PM s approval... 2019-09-01 04:13:59
      Brexit: Outrage over suspension of Parliament  phoney
      Brexit: Outrage over suspension of Parliament phoney
      ... Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCorbyn: "What is Boris Johnson so afraid of?" Conservative MP Ken Clarke called Mr Johnson s move "outrageous conduct", while the leader of the Liberal Democrats, Jo Swinson, told BBC Newsnight that the prime minister "is prepared to deny people their voice through their representatives in Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit"... 2019-09-01 03:43:31
      Scottish court hears move to stop UK parliament s suspension
      Scottish court hears move to stop UK parliament s suspension
      ... The legal challenge launched in the Scottish courts last month is being led by SNP MP Joanna Cherry and Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson, aided by Jo Maugham of the Good Law Project... 2019-09-01 03:43:30
      News Daily: Fury over Parliament s suspension and how shops sold knives to children
      News Daily: Fury over Parliament s suspension and how shops sold knives to children
      ... Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson are also critics, along with some Conservative backbenchers including ex-Chancellor Philip Hammond... 2019-09-01 03:32:54
      Parliament suspension sparks furious backlash
      Parliament suspension sparks furious backlash
      ... The leader of the Liberal Democrats, Jo Swinson, said it was a "dangerous and unacceptable course of action"... 2019-09-01 03:18:36
      Brexit: Bid to speed up court case to halt Westminster shutdown
      Brexit: Bid to speed up court case to halt Westminster shutdown
      ... Reaction to Parliament suspension plan Government asks Queen to suspend Parliament How do you suspend Parliament? A legal challenge to the move was launched in the Scottish courts last month, and is being headed by SNP MP Joanna Cherry and Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson... 2019-09-01 03:06:47
      Brexit: Opposition MPs agree strategy to block no deal
      Brexit: Opposition MPs agree strategy to block no deal
      ... Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson said a no-confidence vote "remains a last resort, if you like, to be able to enforce the will of Parliament, but the main proposal is going down the legislative route"... 2019-09-01 02:33:14
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