Jo Swinson

Former Liberal Democrat MP for East Dunbartonshire

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Smoking Bans

Over the years there have been votes in Parliament on banning smoking in restaurants, public buildings, pubs, and in cars with children present.

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Jo Swinson generally voted for smoking bans

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 smoking bans:

  • On 11 Feb 2015: Jo Swinson voted to make it an offence to for someone in charge of an enclosed vehicle to fail to prevent smoking within it if someone under 18 is present. Show vote
  • On 10 Feb 2014: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Children and Families Bill — Offence of Smoking in a Private Vehicle When A Person Under 18 is Present Show vote
  • On 22 Jun 2011: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Ban on Smoking in Private Vehicles Show vote
  • On 13 Oct 2010: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Public Houses and Private Members' Clubs (Smoking) Bill Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Jo Swinson voted yes on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — consideration Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Jo Swinson voted yes on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — private clubs Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Jo Swinson voted yes on Health Bill — New Clause 5 — Smoke-free premises: exemptions — as amended Show vote
  • On 14 Feb 2006: Jo Swinson was absent for a vote on Health Bill — Schedule 8 — Minor and consequential amendments 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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