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Jo Swinson

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Leader o the Leeberal Democrats
Assumed office
22 Julie 2019
Precedit biVince 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 MeenisterDavid Cameron
Precedit biNorman Lamb (as Pairlamentar Unner-Secretar o State for Employment Relations, Consumer an Postal Affairs)
Succeedit biLucy Neville-Rolfe, Baroness Neville-Rolfe
Pairlamentar Private Secretar tae the Depute Prime Meenister
In office
3 Februar 2012 – 4 September 2012
Prime MeenisterDavid Cameron
Precedit biNorman Lamb
Succeedit biDuncan Hames
Depute Leader o the Scots Leeberal Democrats
In office
20 September 2010 – 23 September 2012
LeaderTavish Scott
Willie Rennie
Precedit biMichael Moore
Succeedit biAlistair Carmichael
Member o Pairlament
for East Dunbartonshire
In office
9 Juin 2017 – 6 November 2019
Precedit biJohn Nicolson
Succeedit biAmy Callaghan
In office
5 Mey 2005 – 30 Mairch 2015
Precedit biConstituency creautit
Succeedit biJohn Nicolson
Personal details
Born (1980-02-05) 5 Februar 1980 (age 39)
Glesga, Scotland
NaitionalityBreetish
Poleetical pairtyLeeberal Democrat
Spoose(s)Duncan Hames (2011–present)
BairnsAndrew Lennox Marshall Hames
Alma materLondon School of Economics
Wabsteidwww.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.