Christine Jardine

Candidate for Edinburgh West

Christine Jardine standing in front of the Forth Rail Bridge

About Christine

Christine was elected the Member of Parliament for Edinburgh West in 2017 and again in 2019. She is standing for election again in the current election.

Before Parliament, Christine was a broadcast journalist with the BBC and taught journalism at the University of Strathclyde.

Since being elected, she has campaigned on air quality, pension equality for WASPI women, medicinal cannabis, refugees' right to work and the cost of living. 


Post Office and Bank closures

Christine has raised the closure of several local post office and bank closures in parliament and called for better access to these essential services within her local communities, following her debate on access to Post Offices last year.

1 May 2024

Post Offices

Christine led a debate in the House of Commons following threats to several Post Offices across the constituency.

7 Feb 2024
Christine Jardine standing in front of the Forth Rail Bridge
Christine Jardine MP

Jardine to oppose "divisive and unnecessary" IndyRef Bill

Liberal Democrat Scottish affairs spokesperson Christine Jardine MP has today said that an attempt to devolve the power for holding new independence referendums to the Scottish Parliament is a “distraction from real issues.”

16 Jan 2024

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