Hugo Swire

Conservative MP for East Devon

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Recent appearances

  • Operation Midland Independent Report 7 Oct 2019

    I regret to say that I have not heard much this evening that will reassure the widow and family of Lord Brittan and the families of all those involved, including General Bramall. This House also needs to look at itself and at the role played by Members. The police admit they were encouraged to pursue these matters by various Members. If we cannot control the outcome of some of these...
  • Operation Midland Independent Report 7 Oct 2019

    I regret to say that I have not heard much this evening that will reassure the widow and family of Lord Brittan and the families of all those involved, including General Bramall. This House also needs to look at itself and at the role played by Members. The police admit they were encouraged to pursue these matters by various Members. If we cannot control the outcome of some of these...
  • Us Tariffs: Scotch Whisky 7 Oct 2019

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on his debut at the Dispatch Box. If he goes on like this, it will not be long before he is presenting the Budget, and he will have a chance to sip the devil’s buttermilk as he does so. My hon. Friend is absolutely right to say that America is the largest market for Scotch whisky. What other levers can he pull to promote whisky in the emerging markets of Asia...

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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

Hugo Swire campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Olympic Games: Greater London
  • National Lottery
  • Casinos
  • London Olympics
  • Gambling

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (6 Sep 2012 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • 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 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
From 15 November 2016, Deputy Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council. Address: Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HX. From 1 April 2018 I expect to be paid £2,083 every month until further notice. Hours: 10 hrs per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 16 November 2016; updated 22 May 2018)
From 19 March 2018 until further notice, Non-Executive Chairman of the British Honey Company, Unit 3 Vista Place, Coy Pond Business Park, Ingworth Road, Poole, Dorset, BH12 1JY. I will receive shares with a value of £50,000, in lieu of two years' payment. Hours: expected to be about 5 hrs a month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 22 May 2018)
From 11 October 2018 to 11 October 2020, Senior Adviser giving strategic advice to Brennan and Partners Ltd, of Wilmington House, High St, East Grinstead, RH19 3AU; a provider of strategic investment advice for the Latin American market. Fees will be based on a percentage of profit and on my contribution to the business. Expected time commitment: between 2 and 4 hours per quarter. (Registered 26 October 2018)
14 May 2019, received £1,500. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 21 May 2019)
17 June 2019, received £2,000. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 20 June 2019)
From 1 February 2019 until further notice, non-executive chairman of the Enbarr Fund, an early stage venture capital fund with universities in Ireland. Remuneration from Imprimatur Capital, Fifth Floor, 1 Tudor Street, London EC4Y 0AH. I received £15,000 on 6 February 2019 and until further notice I will receive £2,500 a month in return for a monthly commitment equivalent to 8 hrs. (Registered 22 February 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Conservative Middle East Council
Address of donor: 55 Tufton St, London Sw1P 3QL

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): return flights and hotel accommodation costing £1,817

Destination of visit: Lebanon

Dates of visit: 2-5 October 2018

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact finding.

(Registered 19 November 2018)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
From 12 December 2016, partner in Eaglesham Investments (not yet trading) which was set up to focus on renewable energy projects. (Registered 22 May 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
From 15 March 2018, Vice President (unpaid), Public Monuments and Sculptures Association. (Registered 23 March 2018)
From September 2016 to 10 April 2019, chairman (unpaid) of the Conservative Middle East Council. (Registered 22 May 2018; updated 29 April 2019)
From 12 April 2019, unpaid director of Fresh Voice and Vision Limited, which was set up to provide support to the leadership campaign of the Rt. Hon Dominic Raab MP. The campaign was launched on 10 June 2019. (Registered 12 June 2019)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Alexandra (Sasha) Swire, as Senior Researcher/Parliamentary Assistant.

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