Jo Swinson

Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat MP for East Dunbartonshire

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NHS Services for Private Patients

There have been votes in Parliament on restricting the ability of NHS Trusts to generate income from private patients.

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Jo Swinson almost always voted against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHS

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 restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHS:

  • 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 16 Jan 2012: Jo Swinson voted against reducing the amount of income a NHS foundation trust is permitted to make from private patients. 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 6 Sep 2011: Jo Swinson voted to remove the restriction on the amount of income a foundation trust can earn from private charges, known as the "private patient income cap". Show vote
  • On 16 Mar 2011: Jo Swinson voted in support of the Government's NHS reorganisation. 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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