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Prime minister David Cameron hosts the second day of the G8 summit in Fermanagh Culture secretary Maria Miller hosts a summit to discuss the availability of harmful content on the internet with internet service providers, mobile operator... Continue to article
Jo Swinson defended the Government's decision to drop a relaxation of carer-child ratios in nurseries. "I think it is a good decision because not just parents but also experts in the industry had overwhelmingly responded to the Governmen... Continue to article
Jo Swinson said the public would embrace a privatised Royal Mail and that it could provide a better service. "It’s not always the situation that government is the best owner for everything. What really matters to people is the service th... Continue to article
A senior Tory MP has criticised the Government’s proposal to require GPs to check patients’ immigration status before treating them. Speaking on BBC’s Question Time in Coventry, David Davis said the plans, which will be brought forward i... Continue to article
WORDS: SAM MACRORY Shirley, you have been in Parliament, on and off, for nearly 50 years. How has Parliament changed in terms of the way women MPs are treated? Shirley Williams: I got elected in ’64. We had 23 women MPs – about three-and-h... Continue to article
Tomorrow the Queen will outline the Government’s legislative agenda for the next 12 months. Here’s a look ahead to some of the topics most likely (and unlikely) to be addressed tomorrow. Immigration What’s happening? The Gov... Continue to article
The Government have been making substantial improvements to the way consumer advice and protection is delivered. We are determined to make sure consumers are properly protected and are aware of their rights in a changing consumer environmen... Continue to article
Jo Swinson said where interns were effectively working as employees the national minimum wage should apply. “It is right that both opportunities exist, but where it is somebody doing the job of an employee, that is where the national min... Continue to article
WRITTEN MINISTERIAL STATEMENT JO SWINSON, PARLIAMENTARY UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TRIENNIAL REVIEW OF THE LOW PAY COMMISSION (LPC) On 10th July 2012 my Hon friend Norman Lamb, former Min... Continue to article
A ComRes poll for the Independent on Sunday claims over half of people who voted for the Liberal Democrats in May's general election think the party "sold out" by forming a government with the Conservatives. The result of the poll was revealed on the night leader Nick Clegg addressed the "Yes! to Fairer Votes" rally at the Liberal Democrat party conference, telling members that campaigning for the alternative vote was "about real democracy" and "putting people back in charge". Also speaking at the rally were MPs Jo Swinson and Tim Farron as well as former Independent MP Martin Bell.
Liberal Democrat MP Jo Swinson has welcomed a campaign by Girlguiding UK to introduce a compulsory labelling system for airbrushed pictures in magazines. "We need to make girls feel confident about their own body and to help them realise that manipulated images are unrealistic and untrue," she said in a statement.
Cosmetics giant L’Oreal have been forced to withdraw two advertising campaigns after complaints from the Liberal Democrat MP Jo Swinson were upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority. Ms Swinson criticised the campaigns, featuring the actress Julia Roberts and the supermodel Christy Turlington, for being misleading as a result of extensive retouching.
06/06/2013 on Daybreak. ITV
13/05/2013 on Sky News
12/04/2013 on Sky News
15/03/2013 on Any Questions?, BBC Radio 4
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19/06/2013 on Jeff Randall Live, Sky News
19/06/2013 on Channel 4 News