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Jo Swinson

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Leader o the Leeberal Democrats
Assumed office
22 Julie 2019
Precedit bi Vince Cable
Pairlamentar Unner-Secretar o State for Employment Relations, Consumer an Postal Affairs an for Weemen an Equalities
In office
4 September 2012 – 8 Mey 2015
Prime Meenister David Cameron
Precedit bi Norman Lamb (as Pairlamentar Unner-Secretar o State for Employment Relations, Consumer an Postal Affairs)
Succeedit bi Lucy Neville-Rolfe, Baroness Neville-Rolfe
Pairlamentar Private Secretar tae the Depute Prime Meenister
In office
3 Februar 2012 – 4 September 2012
Prime Meenister David Cameron
Precedit bi Norman Lamb
Succeedit bi Duncan Hames
Depute Leader o the Scots Leeberal Democrats
In office
20 September 2010 – 23 September 2012
Leader Tavish Scott
Willie Rennie
Precedit bi Michael Moore
Succeedit bi Alistair Carmichael
Member o Pairlament
for East Dunbartonshire
Assumed office
9 Juin 2017
Precedit bi John Nicolson
In office
5 Mey 2005 – 30 Mairch 2015
Precedit bi Constituency creautit
Succeedit bi John Nicolson
Personal details
Born (1980-02-05) 5 Februar 1980 (age 39)
Glesga, Scotland
Naitionality Breetish
Poleetical pairty Leeberal Democrat
Spoose(s) Duncan Hames (2011–present)
Bairns Andrew Lennox Marshall Hames
Alma mater London School of Economics
Wabsteid www.joswinson.org.uk

Jo Swinson (born 5 Februar 1980) is a Scots Leeberal Democrat politeecian an is Member o Pairlament (MP) for East Dunbartonshire constituency, haein held the seat frae 2005 (when she wis the youngest MP electit) tae 2015, an agin syne 2017.

In Julie 2019, Swinson wis electit tae succeed Vince Cable as leader o the Breetish Leeberal Democrats, acomin the first wumman an third Scot (efter Charles Kennedy an Menzies Campbell) tae be electit tae the role. It came juist a day afore Boris Johnson wis propaled as the naxt leader o the Conservative Pairty an Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick.