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 strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • 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
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Desmond Swayne hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Palestinians 31 Oct 2014

    An updated assessment from the UN Relief and Works Agency now indicates that nine out of thirteen schools built using DFID funding sustained damage during the recent conflict. DFID funded 100% of the cost of construction, basic equipment, furniture and supplies for these schools.. The funds were disbursed in December 2011 and each school cost on average 1.1 million.
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Languages: Education 29 Oct 2014

    DFID centrally contracted language training providers in 2012. Spend for each year since then is: 2012 7,523.40 2013 17,977 2014 20,586.96 Collating spend figures for prior years would incur disproportionate costs as training would have been procured locally.
  • Written Answers — Department for International Development: Training 29 Oct 2014

    DFID provides Security Awareness in Fragile Environments training for staff working in these locations. Spend for each year has been: 2011 137,054.18 2012 371,236.90 2013 305,195.24 2014 191,138.37 Expenditure for 2010 is not available as this was prior to a central contract being awarded.

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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 7 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 89.43% 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") 468 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 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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