Hugo Swire

MP, East Devon

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East Devon Conservative

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Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Air Passenger Duty 16 Jan 2018

    What recent discussions he has had with the airline industry on air passenger duty.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Air Passenger Duty 16 Jan 2018

    May I congratulate my hon. Friend on his appointment? He has done extremely well. Airlines such as Flybe, which is based at Exeter airport in my constituency, undertake a disproportionate amount of domestic flights. As my hon. Friend will be aware, domestic flights, unlike international ones, are currently hit twice by APD—at both take-off and landing. Treasury officials, of course,...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions 16 Jan 2018

    The cost of the backlog of repairs to our historic buildings is now estimated to stand at an alarming £1.3 billion, in large part because of the changes to VAT levied on repairs. Will my right hon. Friend show that, as a Conservative, he genuinely believes in conservation and that something will be left standing for future generations to enjoy?

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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
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • 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 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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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Hugo Swire’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 47 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.43% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 529 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jan 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
From 9 November 2016, Adviser to KIS France, a manufacturer of photo booths and mini labs. Address: 7 Rue Jean Pierre Timbaud, 38130 Echirolles, France. I expect to be paid £3,000 every month until further notice. Hours: 8 hrs per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 16 November 2016)
From 15 November 2016, Deputy Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council. Address: Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HX. I expect to be paid £2,000 every month until further notice. Hours: 10 hrs per month. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 16 November 2016)
16 November 2017, received £25,000 for acting as adviser to Apiro Real Estate Fund 1 Limited Partnership, 1 Connaught House, Mount Row, London SW1K 3RA. Hours: 10 hrs. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 22 November 2017)
From 18 June 2017, non-executive director of ATG Airports, Newton Road, Lowton St Mary’s, Warrington WA3 2AP:
24 November 2017, received £10,086.72. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 05 December 2017)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Michael Spencer
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 12 May 2017

Date accepted: 12 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Ian Taylor
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Date received: 26 May 2017

Date accepted: 26 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Sir Adrian Swire
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 26 May 2017

Date accepted: 26 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Neil Record
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 26 May 2017

Date accepted: 26 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Mrs Rosemary Said
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 12 June 2017

Date accepted: 12 June 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Peter Hall
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Date received: 18 May 2017

Date accepted: 18 May 2017

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Professor Magdy Ishak; (2) Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: (1) private; (2) Nile Corniche, Boulaq, Cairo Governate, Egypt

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Flights to a value of £1,386; (2) accommodation, food and transport to a value of £596

Destination of visit: Egypt

Dates of visit: 16-20 March 2017

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact finding.

(Registered 03 April 2017)
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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