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A minister has warned Facebook and Apple that female employees must not feel “any kind of pressure” to change their family plans, after it emerged the tech giants were covering the costs of egg freezing. It emerged yesterday that women ... Continue to article
A government minister has distanced herself from Lord Freud over remarks the peer made suggesting that disabled people are “not worth” the full national minimum wage. Consumer affairs minister Jo Swinson told MPs she understand the "ver... Continue to article
LORDS CHAMBER 3.00pm: Oral questions, to ask the government: - What is their assessment of the progress of international efforts to contain the spread of the ebola virus (Lord Giddens, Lab) - What action they are taking to reduce cl... Continue to article
Jo Swinson accused the Conservatives of not caring about the poorest people in society. “Yeah, we’re in a coalition and we can work constructively with our coalition partners, but at the same time we’re in different political parties and... Continue to article
Jo Swinson has hailed a new “revolution in working” as a result of policies on flexible working and shared parental leave. The Business and Equalities Minister highlighted that the workplace needs a “flexible culture shift” to become the... Continue to article
Jo Swinson speech to Liberal Democrat conference “The Ayes to the right 291, the Noes to the left 322.”… With those words the Lib Dem benches in the House of Commons erupted as we realised we had just defeated Tony Blair’s g... Continue to article
Jo Swinson said the Liberal Democrat party would not be better without Nick Clegg as leader. “I don’t believe… that it would be better. Nick’s doing a good job at this conference and he’s going to continue to as leader. Nick is absolutel... Continue to article
Jo Swinson said she recognised the amount of money paid for maternity and paternity leave was "not a huge amount". "Parenting is a shared endeavour. This inst about forcing anybody, it's about saying, you'll have the opportunity, as a ne... 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.
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