Hugo Swire

MP, East Devon

East Devon Conservative

A selection of Hugo Swire's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details

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Hugo Swire never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: USA: Trade Agreements 2 Jul 2015

    Negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are ongoing. TPP has the potential to be an important part of the global free trade system, alongside agreements that the UK will be party to, such as the EU-US Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the EU-Japan FTA. We are following TPP’s progress closely and discuss it regularly with those countries involved. We will undertake a fuller...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Opening of a new Consulate-General in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil 2 Jul 2015

    I am pleased to announce to the House that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office intends to open a new British Consulate-General in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, by the end of September 2015. Belo Horizonte, the capital of the state of Minas Gerais, is the third largest city in Brazil. Both the city and the state are politically important. Furthermore, Minas Gerais has a GDP of more than 150...
  • MV Seaman Guard Ohio — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] 30 Jun 2015

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Wansbeck (Ian Lavery) on securing the debate and I commend the strong support he has given to his constituent, Mr Nick Dunn, and the rest of the British crew of the Seaman Guard Ohio. Three of the men are now represented by three new hon. Members, who I think are all in their places in this Chamber. The hon. Gentleman has rightly raised with the Foreign and...

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Conservative MP for East Devon

Entered the 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 (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 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 during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 97.30% 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") 444 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.


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