Desmond Swayne

MP, New Forest West

New Forest West Conservative

Desmond Swayne campaigned to leave the European Union

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Desmond Swayne’s voting in Parliament

Desmond Swayne is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Desmond Swayne’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

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Desmond Swayne has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Driving: Licensing 16 Sep 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the average processing time is for claims for the return of driving licences withdrawn on medical grounds; and if he will make a statement.
  • BBC 15 Sep 2016

    Will the Secretary of State ensure that no decisions are taken about the monitoring service at Caversham Park before important Select Committee inquiries are held next month? And can I just say that I do not share this unhealthy obsession with what other people earn? I was always told that it was rude to ask.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Driving Licence Withdrawals 15 Sep 2016

    Whether he is taking steps to expedite the processing of requests to return driving licences which were withdrawn for medical reasons.

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Profile

Conservative MP for New Forest West

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Correspondence
  • Territorial Army
  • Iraq
  • New Forest
  • Reserve Forces

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department for International Development (15 Jul 2014 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • The Vice-Chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Administration Committee (22 Oct 2012 to 28 Oct 2013)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Parliamentary Private Secretary To the Leader of the Opposition (16 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (19 Jul 2005 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Defence Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 Feb 2006)
  • Parliamentary Private Secretaries To Leader of the Opposition (9 Sep 2004 to 6 Dec 2005)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2003)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (4 Mar 2002 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2002)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Feb 2001 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Social Security Committee (26 Jul 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Major, Territorial Army. Address: Army Pay Office, Brown Street, Glasgow:
1 October 2015, received £292.22 for undertaking military training on 12 & 13 September 2015. Hours: 2 days. (Registered 02 October 2015)
14 January 2016, received £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing Winter 2015 Survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 22 January 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in London, jointly owned with my wife: (i) and (ii). (Updated 20 May 2015)
House in London, jointly owned with my wife: (i) and (ii). (Updated 20 May 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Moira Swayne, as Secretary. (Updated 20 May 2015)

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