Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP

Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP


East Devon



Address as

Mr Swire

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8173


Foreign and Commonwealth Office, King Charles Street, London, SW1A 2AH
Tel: 020 7008 1500

Web & Social media


Electoral history

Post Date
Member for East Devon 2001-
Contested Greenock & Inverclyde General Election 1997

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (South East Asia/Far East, India and Nepal, Latin America, Falklands, Australasia and Pacific, Commonwealth) 2012-
Minister of State (Northern Ireland Office) 2010-12
Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (also Shadow Deputy Prime Minister) 2005-07
Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) 2004-05
Opposition Whip (Commons) 2003-04

Select committees

Post House Date
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Commons 2002-05
Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (Chair) Commons 2005-10
Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art Commons 2001-10

General Election 2010 General Election - East Devon

Name Party Votes Share Change
Swire, Hugo Con 25662 48.33% 1.1%
Robathan, David LD 16548 31.17% 3.1%
Manson, Gareth Lab 5721 10.78% -7.5%
Amor, Mike UKIP 4346 8.19% 2.6%
Pavey, Sharon Green 815 1.54%
Majority 9114 17.17%
Turnout 53092 72.62%
Electorate 73109
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.