Hugo Swire

MP, East Devon

East Devon Conservative

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How Hugo Swire voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Hugo Swire hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea 21 Nov 2014

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office runs a range of programmes in the DPRK which support our country objectives. It is not possible to run projects in the DPRK without the agreement and cooperation of the DPRK authorities. When project proposals are discussed with the DPRK authorities, we identify which organisations we judge would be the most appropriate participants in the project. The DPRK...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: North Korea 21 Nov 2014

    During the 2013-2014 Financial Year, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) funded a range of programmes in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in support of our country objectives. We estimate that during the last Financial Year, over 650 North Koreans participated in FCO-funded programmes. Our largest commitment, a programme of English Language teaching and training...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Colombia 21 Nov 2014

    We are aware that President Santos suspended the peace process negotiations following the kidnap of Brigadier-General Ruben Dario Alzate, Corporal Jorge Rodriguez Contreras, and a civilian lawyer, Gloria Urrego, on Sunday 16 November. We welcome the reports that an agreement has now been reached to release Brigadier-General Alzate and his colleagues. We strongly support the peace negotiations...

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport, Culture, Media & Sport (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Chairman, Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (the Arts), The Family & Culture, Media & Sport (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Works of Art (10 Jan 2005 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (the Arts), Home Affairs (18 Nov 2004 to 20 May 2005)
  • Member, Advisory Committee of Works of Art (to 10 Jan 2005)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Assistant Chief Whip, Whips (10 May 2004 to 18 Nov 2004)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 22 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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 55.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 410 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 2014.

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