Hugo Swire

MP, East Devon

East Devon Conservative

A selection of Hugo Swire's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details

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Hugo Swire

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea 26 Mar 2015

    We are concerned by the evidence in the Panel of Experts’ report that diplomats, officials and trade representatives of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) continue to play key roles in facilitating trade of prohibited items. The DPRK’s global proliferation activity not only provides revenue for its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, but also threatens...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea 26 Mar 2015

    We remain deeply concerned by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) development of its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. The DPRK has stated its intention to develop and deploy nuclear weapons and has conducted nuclear and ballistic missile tests, in violation of UN Security Council Resolutions. While the DPRK has made frequent public statements regarding its...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Review of the Government’s overseas scholarship schemes 26 Mar 2015

    On 8 January, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development announced, that they were to conduct a review of the Government’s overseas scholarship schemes. The review’s aims were to build on the triennial reviews of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission, and examine those schemes together with...

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Conservative MP for East Devon

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Olympic Games: Greater London
  • National Lottery
  • Casinos
  • London Olympics
  • Gambling

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (since 6 Sep 2012)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Chair, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (11 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (1 Jan 2004 to 10 May 2005)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 2003 to 1 Jun 2004)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (2 Dec 2002 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (11 Jul 2001 to 11 Jul 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — 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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 438 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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