Jardine demands urgent welfare changes

In her first keynote speech as Liberal Democrat Work and Pensions spokesperson, Christine Jardine outlined her priorities to her party’s conference in York and demanded the Conservative Government stop cutting welfare payments, end the freeze on working-age benefits and abandon the two child benefit cap.

Jardine: Home Secretary ‘open-minded’ on right to work

Liberal Democrat MP Christine Jardine has secured assurances from the Home Secretary that he is ‘open-minded’ about her Bill which would loosen rules around asylum seekers’ right to work.

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Jardine slams government over gender price gap

Edinburgh West MP, Christine Jardine, has slammed the Conservative Government for refusing to act to stop the gender price gap.

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Jardine Calls For Urgent Air Quality Debate in Parliament

Edinburgh West MP, Christine Jardine, has called for Parliament to urgently debate how government can ‘get to grips’ with worsening air pollution in the UK’s towns and cities, after a study has shown that that toxic air is now responsible for 1.6 million more early deaths around the world than smoking.

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Jardine welcomes benefit assessment changes.

Edinburgh West MP, Christine Jardine, has welcomed the Government’s decision to improve training for Work Capability Assessments and to keep an open mind on NHS involvement in PIP and ESA assessments in future.

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Jardine pledges to give up single-use plastic for lent

Edinburgh West MP, Christine Jardine MP, has pledged to give up single use plastics for lent in support of the international development charity Tearfund’s campaign to tackle plastic pollution.

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Jardine introduces legislation to scrap the gender price gap

Edinburgh West MP, Christine Jardine, has introduced legislation to end the so called ‘Pink Tax’.

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Jardine Secures Ministerial Support for Clean Air Campaign

Christine Jardine MP has secured support from Environment Secretary Michael Gove for her campaign to improve air quality in her constituency of Edinburgh West.

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Jardine Blasts ‘Disgraceful’ Air Pollution Forecast

Edinburgh West MP, Christine Jardine has described as ‘disgraceful” Scottish Government air pollution forecasts which show Scotland falling below levels considered safe by the World Health organisation.

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Jardine baffled by government's attitude towards asylum seekers

Edinburgh West MP Christine Jardine has renewed her call on the Government to rethink its attitude towards asylum seekers, after a Commons clash with ministers over the right to work.

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