Hugo Swire

MP, East Devon

East Devon Conservative

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How Hugo Swire voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails

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Hugo Swire hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Freedom of Religion and Belief 22 Jul 2014

    We remain deeply concerned about a disturbing and unwelcome trend of persecution on the basis of religion or belief. Regrettably, this is not confined to a single region nor to a single faith, but we counteract it wherever we can. This has included recent work from Sudan to Nigeria, from Iraq to Burma, and from Pakistan to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Freedom of Religion and Belief 22 Jul 2014

    The hon. Gentleman is right to highlight these terrible things. Some hon. Members will have seen the reports in The Times this morning about ISIS in Iraq, and they are truly troubling. We continue to work through the United Nations to ensure that states implement Human Rights Council resolution 16/18, which focuses on combating religious intolerance, protecting the human rights of minorities...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Freedom of Religion and Belief 22 Jul 2014

    I think that it would be appropriate for me to pay tribute to my noble Friend Baroness Warsi, who has been doing some excellent work in this area, not least by convening a high-level international grouping on the subject during the UN General Assembly ministerial week in New York. She will reconvene that group. We have also set up an advisory group on the freedom of religion or belief in the...

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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

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)

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  • Has spoken in 26 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.
  • Has voted in 56.27% 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") 400 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

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