Jo Swinson

Former Liberal Democrat MP for East Dunbartonshire

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NHS Commissioning

There have been votes in Parliament on if GPs should buy services such as out of hours care, ambulance services and hospital care on behalf of their patients.

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Jo Swinson generally voted for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patients

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patients:

  • On 23 Oct 2019: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — National Health Service Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2012: Jo Swinson voted to support proposed NHS reforms including giving more power to GPs to commission services, strengthening the Care Quality Commission, and cutting admin costs for example by abolishing Primary Care Trusts. Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2012: Jo Swinson voted to support proposed NHS reforms including giving more power to GPs to commission services, strengthening the Care Quality Commission, and cutting admin costs for example by abolishing Primary Care Trusts. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2011: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care Bill — Drop the Bill — Cross Party Talks on NHS Commissioning Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2011: Jo Swinson voted to support proposed NHS reforms including giving more power to GPs to commission services, strengthening the Care Quality Commission, and cutting admin costs for example by abolishing Primary Care Trusts. Show vote
  • On 9 May 2011: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on NHS Reforms — Market Based Approach Show vote
  • On 16 Mar 2011: Jo Swinson voted in support of the Government's NHS reorganisation. Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2011: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care Bill — Second Reading Show vote

The office of Jo Swinson MP has informed us that Jo was not available for some votes in the House of Commons from June 2017 until the summer recess, and from October 2017 until December 2017, as she was on parental leave. This affects the numerology section below. Please note that Ms Swinson continued to submit written questions throughout this period.

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