Rt Hon Desmond Swayne

Desmond Swayne

Constituency

New Forest West

Party

Conservative

Address as

Mr Swayne

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4886
Fax: 020 7219 0901
swayned@parliament.uk

Constituency

4 Cliff Crescent, Marine Drive, Barton-on-Sea, New Milton, BH25 7EB
Tel: 01425 629844
Fax: 01425 621898
desmondswayne@hotmail.com

Biography

Electoral history

Contested Pontypridd 1987 and West Bromwich West 1992 general elections. Member for New Forest West 1997-2010, for New Forest West (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Opposition Whip 2002-03; Opposition Spokesperson for: Health 2001, Defence 2001-02; Shadow Minister for: International Affairs 2003-04, Northern Ireland 2004; PPS to Leaders of the Opposition: Michael Howard 2004-05, David Cameron 2005-10; PPS to David Cameron as Prime Minister 2010-

Select committees

Member: Scottish Affairs 1997-2001, Social Security 1999-2001, Procedure 2002-05, Defence 2005-06, Ecclesiastical Committee

General Election 2010 - New Forest West

Name Party Votes %
Swayne, Desmond Con 27980 58.74%
Plummer, Mike Lib Dem 11084 23.27%
Hurne, Janice Lab 4666 9.8%
Lyon, Martin UKIP 2783 5.85%
Richards, Janet Green 1059 2.23%
Result Con Hold (0.62% from Con to Lib Dem)