How Hugo Swire voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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Hugo Swire hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
We are concerned by the evidence in the Panel of Experts’ report that diplomats, officials and trade representatives of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) continue to play key roles in facilitating trade of prohibited items. The DPRK’s global proliferation activity not only provides revenue for its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, but also threatens...
We remain deeply concerned by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) development of its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. The DPRK has stated its intention to develop and deploy nuclear weapons and has conducted nuclear and ballistic missile tests, in violation of UN Security Council Resolutions. While the DPRK has made frequent public statements regarding its...
On 8 January, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development announced, that they were to conduct a review of the Government’s overseas scholarship schemes. The review’s aims were to build on the triennial reviews of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission, and examine those schemes together with...
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Former Conservative MP for East Devon
Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Culture Media and Sport
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Home Department
- Olympic Games: Greater London
- National Lottery
- London Olympics
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)
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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 56.82% 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.
- 96 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 438 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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