Hugo Swire

MP, East Devon

East Devon Conservative

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How Hugo Swire voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Hugo Swire hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bangladesh 27 Feb 2015

    We are deeply concerned by the ongoing violence, political unrest and wider confrontational activity in Bangladesh, which are entrenching a lack of trust between the main political parties. I raised my concern over reports that Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Leader Khaleda Zia had been confined to her office when I met the Bangladesh Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs on...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Malaysia 27 Feb 2015

    I visited Malaysia from 25-26 February and met the Malaysian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, YB Dato’ Hamzah Zainudin, as well as a number of other Malaysian Ministers. I repeated the points made in my statement of 10 February, the day the judgement of Anwar Ibrahim was announced, in which I made clear my concern at the Malaysian Federal Court’s decision to uphold his...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: British Council 27 Feb 2015

    The net book value of the British Council’s tangible fixed assets as at 31 March 2014 was 165,850,000. Individual valuations per asset cannot be provided as this information is commercially sensitive.

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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)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • 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)
  • 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 6 May 2010)

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 56.32% 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") 435 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

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