Hugo Swire

MP, East Devon

East Devon Conservative

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How Hugo Swire voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Hugo Swire hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Somaliland 17 Dec 2014

    It is for Somalia and Somaliland themselves to determine their future relationship and for neighbouring countries in the region to take the lead in recognising any new arrangements. Following the London Conference in February 2012, which “recognised the need for the international community to support any dialogue that Somaliland and the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) or its...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 16 Dec 2014

    The Government is actively supporting British companies to do business in APEC countries. Our posts in the region help UK-based companies to identify and pursue new opportunities and work to promote the conditions in which business can succeed. To raise awareness in the UK of business opportunities, UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) has supported relevant business networks, including the...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Colombia 16 Dec 2014

    During his visit to Colombia in February this year, the former Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend the Member for Richmond (Yorks) (Mr Hague) raised business and human rights in his meetings with President Santos and Foreign Affairs, Finance and Trade Ministers. In addition, our officials have had several meetings with the Colombian government, civil...

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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)
  • 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 23 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 55.81% 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") 419 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

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