Christine Jardine

Member of Parliament for Edinburgh West

About Christine

Christine is the UK Member of Parliament for Edinburgh West.

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. She is Vice-Chair of the All Party Group for Choice at the End of Life.

First elected in 2017, Christine was re-elected in 2019.


Drum Brae / Gyle

Duart Crescent Post Office

Following the news that the operators of the Duart Crescent Post Office have decided to sell, Christine visited to learn about how many postmasters are having to make difficult decisions. 

4 Apr 2023

NHS referral targets missed again

Edinburgh West MP Christine Jardine has accused Humza Yousaf and the Scottish Government of mismanagement after NHS Lothian missed key referral targets again.  

3 Apr 2023

Families being left to struggle alone

Christine has called on both the UK and Scottish Governments to increase the availability and awareness of childcare provisions - as only 43% of eligible families are taking up support.

22 Feb 2023
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Duty-free on Arrival Campaign

Local MP Christine Jardine has backed a campaign to provide an extra £50million for the economy by allowing duty-free shopping on arrival - including at Edinburgh Airport.

22 Feb 2023

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