Hugo Swire

East Devon Conservative

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How Hugo Swire voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails

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Hugo Swire hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Burma 10 Apr 2014

    On hearing of the expulsion of Médicins San Frontières (MSF) on 26 February, the British embassy registered our concerns with the Burmese Government that same evening. Since then we have been liaising very closely with MSF tailoring our lobbying to their support, as they negotiate with the Burmese authorities. The British ambassador visited the MSF clinic in Sittwe during his visit...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: North Korea 10 Apr 2014

    I made clear in my response to oral questions on 8 April 2014, Official Report, column 109, that the UN Commission of Inquiry’s report documents a persecution of Christians which is truly shocking. The UK played a leading role in ensuring a strong Human Rights Council resolution in response to this report. My written ministerial statement on 31 March 2014, Official Report, columns...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Japan 9 Apr 2014

    British Ministers have made clear to their Japanese counterparts on numerous occasions the UK's hope that Japan will move to abolish the death penalty. This is in line with UK policy towards all countries which continue to use the death penalty. Most recently, on 12 December 2013, EU ambassadors in Tokyo wrote a joint letter to the Japanese Foreign Minister on , expressing their concern at...

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Conservative MP for East Devon

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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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 24 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 56.93% 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") 390 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

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