Jo Swinson is a Member of Parliament, and deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats. From 2012 to 2015 she served as a Government Minister in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), and Minister for Women and Equalities. Her achievements included introducing shared parental leave and legislating to require gender pay gap reporting. First elected at the age of 25, Jo represented her home seat of East Dunbartonshire for a decade until 2015. She wrote Equal Power while out of Parliament, before regaining her seat in the 2017 election.
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