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Biography

Rt Hon Sir Hugo Swire

Constituency
East Devon

Introduction

Rt Hon Sir Hugo Swire was born Hugo George William Swire on 30 November 1959 in London, England and is the Conservative MP for East Devon.

Rt Hon Sir Hugo Swire ceased to be a member of the House of Commons on 03 May 2017 (general election).

Posts

In the past, Sir Hugo Swire has held the position of Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (South East Asia/Far East, India and Nepal, Latin America, Falklands, Australasia and Pacific, Commonwealth) (2012 to 2016), Minister of State (Northern Ireland Office) (2010 to 2012) in government.

He was Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (also Shadow Deputy Prime Minister) (2005 to 2007), Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (2004 to 2005), Opposition Whip (Commons) (2003 to 2004) in opposition.