|Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Work and Pensions|
|Assumed office |
7 February 2019
|Preceded by||Stephen Lloyd|
|Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Scotland|
12 October 2017 – 7 February 2019
|Preceded by||Jamie Stone|
|Succeeded by||Jamie Stone|
|Member of Parliament|
for Edinburgh West
|Assumed office |
9 June 2017
|Preceded by||Michelle Thomson|
Christine Anne Jardine
24 November 1960
|Political party||Liberal Democrats|
Education and career
She is a former journalist, who worked for BBC Scotland and was editor of the Press Association in Scotland. She also taught journalism at the University of Strathclyde, Robert Gordon University and the University of the West of Scotland.
In 2011 she was appointed Scotland media adviser to the Coalition Government.
During her career she has worked in Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness and Glasgow.
Christine was married for 30 years to Calum Macdonald, the Digital Editor for the Herald and Times Group. He died during the 2017 General Election campaign. They have one daughter.
Jardine was elected for the Edinburgh West constituency in the 2017 UK general election, succeeding independent MP Michelle Thomson who had been elected as a member of the SNP. Jardine received 18,108 votes and 34.4% of the overall vote.
She is the Liberal Democrats Spokesperson on work and pensions and sits on the Scottish Affairs Committee at Westminster. She also speaks on Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in the House of Commons.
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- Profile at Parliament of the United Kingdom
- Contributions in Parliament at Hansard 2010–present
- Voting record at Public Whip
- Record in Parliament at TheyWorkForYou
- Questions raised over Christine Jardine's Election costs in Edinburgh Evening News
- Questions raised over Christine Jardine's election costs
- Lib Dem Christine Jardine denies election spending breach
- Christine Jardine: Second LibDem MP in row over 'vanishing' election expenses in the Herald.
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