How Desmond Swayne voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Desmond Swayne hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I refer the hon. Lady to the answer given on 18/12/2014 to the right honourable member for North Ayrshire and Arran (Katy Clark MP), (218562).
The UK has provided £1 million to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to deliver food, safe water, clothes, shelter material and other basic necessities to those people displaced following attacks by Boko Haram. A further £1 million of UK funding is committed to the Nigerian Government’s “Safe Schools Initiative” to help protect children at...
DFID has a portfolio of investment and action across all five pillars of the World Health Organisation’s Global Plan for Artemisinin Resistance Containment, through our bilateral, multilateral and research support in Africa and Asia. This includes support to programmes that aim to replace artemisinin monotherapy with artemisinin combination therapy in the private sector in Burma; the...
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Conservative MP for New Forest West
Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Territorial Army
- New Forest
- Reserve Forces
Currently held offices
- The Minister of State, Department for International Development
Other offices held in the past
- The Vice-Chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
- Member, Administration Committee (22 Oct 2012 to 28 Oct 2013)
- The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Parliamentary Private Secretary To the Leader of the Opposition (16 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Defence Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 8 Feb 2006)
- Parliamentary Private Secretaries To Leader of the Opposition (9 Sep 2004 to 6 Dec 2005)
- Member, Procedure Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Local and Devolved Government Affairs (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 89.64% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 489 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Major, Territorial Army. Address: Army Pay Office, Brown Street, Glasgow.
1 August 2014, received £176.68 for undertaking military training in September 2014. Hours: 2 days. (Registered 2 January 2015
1 October 2014, received £131.68 for undertaking military training in September 2014. Hours: 2 days. (Registered 2 January 2015)
8. Land and Property
Two residential leasehold flats in West London
, for which rent is received.
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