Desmond Swayne

MP, New Forest West

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New Forest West Conservative

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.

However, Desmond Swayne sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Desmond Swayne generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Desmond Swayne has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Esa Underpayments: Business of the House 19 Jul 2018

    Further to that point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. It would be a matter of great convenience to some of us to have all email accounts closed down.
  • Esa Underpayments 19 Jul 2018

    The hon. Member for Battersea (Marsha De Cordova) has spoken of a culture of indifference, but the bill for disability benefits this year will be £5.4 billion higher than it was in 2010. Is there an exponential increase in the number of disabled people between whom payments are being spread ever more thinly?
  • Exiting the European Union: Access to EU Markets 19 Jul 2018

    But all our manufactures will have to be produced in full accordance with the acquis, will they not?

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Conservative MP for New Forest West

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

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Topics of interest

Desmond Swayne campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 31 Oct 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Trade Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • The Minister of State, Department for International Development (15 Jul 2014 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Government Whip (7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Administration Committee (22 Oct 2012 to 28 Oct 2013)
  • Government Whip (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)

Numerology

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jul 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Fees from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, paid direct to charity:
25 September 2016, payment of £75 for a survey on 17 August 2016. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
30 September 2016, payment of £75 for a survey on 7 September 2016. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
30 October 2016, payment of £75 for a survey on 1 October 2016. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
30 November 2016, payment of £100 for a survey on 3 November 2016. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 03 April 2018)
18 January 2017, payment of £75 for a survey on 7 January 2017. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
3 March 2017, payment of £75 for a survey on 20 February 2017. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
1 June 2017, payment of £75 for a survey for a survey on 20 May 2017. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
1 October 2017, payment of £75 for a survey on the same day. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
1 November 2017, payment of £100 for a survey on 10 October 2017. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
Fees from Populus, Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh St London EC1V 0AT, paid direct to charity:
21 January 2017, payment of £50 for a survey on 7 January 2017. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
14 February 2017, payment of £50 for a survey on 2 February 2017. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
26 March 2017, payment of £50 for a survey on 1 March 2017. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
3 July 2017, payment of £50 for a survey on 20 June 2017. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
1 November 2017, payment of £50 for a survey on 15 September 2017. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
30 November 2017, payment of £50 for a survey on 1 October 2017. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
1 December 2017, payment of £50 for a survey on 5 November 2017. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
Fees from YouGov, 50 Featherstone St, London EC1Y 8RT, paid direct to charity:
14 February 2017, payment of £20 for a survey on 7 January 2017. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
20 February 2017, payment of £80 for a survey on 1 February 2017. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
20 March 2017, payment of £20 for a survey on 9 March 2017. Hours: 10 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
1 October 2017, payment of £100 for a survey on 1 September 2017. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 03 April 2018)
1 October 2017, payment of £40 for a survey on 15 September 2017. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
1 November 2017, payment of £60 for a survey on 15 October 2017. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 03 April 2018)
Fees from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, paid direct to charity:
29 September 2017, payment of £200 for a survey on 1 July 2017. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 03 April 2018)
20 December 2017, payment of £200 for a survey on 1 November 2017. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 03 April 2018)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Andrew Huxley
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 to my re-election fund

Donor status: individual

(Registered 14 June 2017; updated 28 March 2018)
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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