Desmond Swayne

MP, New Forest West

New Forest West Conservative

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How Desmond Swayne voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
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Desmond Swayne hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Africa: Females 27 Nov 2014

    Addressing violence against women and girls (VAWG) is a top priority for the UK Government and DFID. We have prioritised work to end VAWG and break the silence on all harmful traditional practices like breast ironing. Tackling the root causes and drivers of sexual and gender-based violence is essential to make progress on eliminating violence against women and girls. While we do not have...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Yemen 27 Nov 2014

    From 2012 to 2015, DFID is providing 196 million to Yemen to address urgent humanitarian needs; build communities’ resilience and deliver basic services; and support the political transition and economic reform to increase citizens’ confidence in government and lay the groundwork for longer-term stability and development. None of DFID’s funding is channelled directly...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Yemen 27 Nov 2014

    The UK is deeply concerned by recent events in Yemen. The political transition in Yemen must not be allowed to fail and we are supporting President Hadi, Prime Minister Bahah and all parties working constructively to implement the Peace and National Partnership Agreement, and Gulf Co-operation Council Initiative and Implementation Mechanism. DFID will continue to support the Government...

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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

  • Defence
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Correspondence
  • Territorial Army
  • Iraq
  • 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 11 debates in the last year — well 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 89.46% 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") 480 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Major, Territorial Army. Address: Army Pay Office, Brown Street, Glasgow.
1 August  2013, I received £174.98 for 2 days military 
training on 13-14 July 2013. (Registered 12 December 2013)
1 October 2013, I received £174.98 for 2 days military 
training on 14-15 September 2013. (Registered 12 December 2013)
 8. Land and Property
Two residential leasehold flats in West London, for which rent is received.

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