Hugo Swire

MP, East Devon

East Devon Conservative

Hugo Swire’s voting in Parliament

Hugo Swire is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Hugo Swire sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • Hugo Swire generally voted for laws to promote equality and human rights, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Hugo Swire never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Rohingya 22 Jul 2015

    The situation of the Rohingya in Burma’s Rakhine State remains of grave concern. It is clear that desperate living conditions are driving many people to make the dangerous journey to other countries in the region, fuelling the humanitarian crisis we have seen this year in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea. We continue to urge the Burmese authorities to tackle this situation by working...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Burma: Defence 21 Jul 2015

    Holding answer received on 20 July 2015 While I have not discussed the rise in spending on Burmese military with my counterpart specifically, the level of spending on the military in Burma is of concern. The main focus of our engagement with the Burmese military is on their adherence to the core principles of democratic accountability, international law and human rights, and I have...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Burma: Rohingya 21 Jul 2015

    The United Kingdom continues to press the government of Burma to take steps to ensure that all communities in Rakhine, including the Rohingya, are able to access basic services like education and healthcare. In 2014, British funding to Rakhine provided education services to over 4,000 primary school-age children in camps for displaced people through temporary learning spaces, recruited and...

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Conservative MP for East Devon

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Expenses

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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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 21 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 94.34% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 448 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.

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