Jo Swinson

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Jo Swinson: ‘We can win, we must win’

Jo Swinson: ‘We can win, we must win’

The Liberal Democrat leader has said her party can "win a brighter future" as she addressed members in her party conference closing speech.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Jo Swinson: 'I'm running to be the next Prime Minister'

Jo Swinson: 'I'm running to be the next Prime Minister'

The Liberal Democrat leader confirmed her plans to run for Prime Minister if a general election is called.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

MPs sign declaration against no-deal Brexit

MPs sign declaration against no-deal Brexit

Those who have signed the document, dubbed the Church House Declaration, oppose a no-deal Brexit and pledge to do 'whatever is necessary' to stop it.

Jo Swinson: Even Gove against no-deal Brexit

Jo Swinson: Even Gove against no-deal Brexit

She said it would be “anti-democratic” for Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament in order to carry out a no-deal Brexit.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019

Lib Dems open to talks despite dismissing Jeremy Corbyn PM plan

Lib Dems open to talks despite dismissing Jeremy Corbyn PM plan

Jo Swinson has written to Jeremy Corbyn asking meet to discuss how tothey can stop a no-deal Brexit, despite rejection his latest plan.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

MPs launch legal action to stop no-deal Brexit

MPs launch legal action to stop no-deal Brexit

A group of 70 politicians have launched legal action to prevent Boris Johnson suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Jo Swinson urges Corbyn to launch no-confidence vote in PM

Jo Swinson urges Corbyn to launch no-confidence vote in PM

The Liberal Democrat leader has called on Jeremy Corbyn to table a no-confidence motion in Boris Johnson.

Monday, July 22, 2019

Monday, July 22, 2019

‘Door is open’ for disaffected Labour and Tory MPs to join Lib Dems

‘Door is open’ for disaffected Labour and Tory MPs to join Lib Dems

Layla Moran said new Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson is leaving the door open to any disgruntled MPs who wish to defect to the party.

Jo Swinson slams Boris Johnson in Lib Dem victory speech

Jo Swinson slams Boris Johnson in Lib Dem victory speech

She won the Liberal Democrat leadership race in a landslide, defeating Sir Ed Davey by nearly 20,000 votes.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Sir Ed Davey

Sir Ed Davey apologises for 'decapitate' Boris Johnson remarks

Sir Ed Davey apologises for 'decapitate' Boris Johnson remarks

The Lib Dem leadership hopeful came under fire for his choice of language in a newspaper column.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Friday, June 14, 2019

Jo Swinson dismisses Chuka Umunna's tweets lambasting Lib Dems

Jo Swinson dismisses Chuka Umunna's tweets lambasting Lib Dems

The deputy Lib Dem leader has brushed off historic tweets from Chuka Umunna attacking the party.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Friday, May 31, 2019

Jo Swinson: Conservatives and Labour ‘going off to the extremes’

Jo Swinson: Conservatives and Labour ‘going off to the extremes’

The politician has announced her bid to become the next leader of the Liberal Democrats.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Liberal Democrat coalition with Conservatives or Labour ‘impossible’

Liberal Democrat coalition with Conservatives or Labour ‘impossible’

Former Liberal Democrat cabinet minister Sir Ed Davey has ruled out a coalition with both Labour and the Conservative Party if he becomes the new party leader.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Friday, May 3, 2019

Jo Swinson brands local election result ‘a Lib Dem fightback’

Jo Swinson brands local election result ‘a Lib Dem fightback’

Jo Swinson brands local election result ‘a Lib Dem fightback’

The deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats has said that the success of the party in the local elections was “a Lib Dem fightback”.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Mother and baby

Deputy Lib Dem leader: 'It's 'deeply ingrained that babies are a woman's domain and men can't really hack it'

Deputy Lib Dem leader: 'It's 'deeply ingrained that babies are a woman's domain'

Jo Swinson MP has called for companies to be more transparent about their parental leave policies at a time where it's "deeply engrained that babies are a woman's domain".

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

'Chequers goes pop': Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

'Chequers goes pop': Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

As Donald Tusk says Chequers 'will not work', MPs on both sides of the Brexit divide urge Theresa May to come up with another solution

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The Lib Dems have been heavily criticised for Jo Swinson's campaign

Swinson farce shines spotlight on short-sighted Lib Dem tactic in Scotland

'Swinson farce shines spotlight on short-sighted Lib Dem tactic in Scotland'

Party which was once strong in Scotland sold its soul for a non-aggression pact with the Tories