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Rt Hon Sir Desmond Swayne MP

New Forest West


Rt Hon Sir Desmond Swayne MP was born Desmond Angus Swayne on 20 August 1956 in Berne, Switzerland and is the Conservative MP for New Forest West.


Currently sitting on the International Trade Committee (since October 2016), Sir Desmond Swayne does not chair at this time.

He has in the past sat on Administration Committee (Oct 2012 to Oct 2013), Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (Jul 2005 to May 2005), Defence Committee (Jul 2005 to Feb 2006), Procedure Committee (Mar 2002 to Jul 2005), Social Security (Jul 1999 to May 2001), Scottish Affairs Committee (Jul 1997 to May 2001).


In the past, Sir Desmond Swayne has held the position of Minister of State (Department for International Development) (2014 to 2016), Vice Chamberlain (HM Household) (Whip, House of Commons) (2013 to 2014), Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip) (2012 to 2013) in government.

He was Opposition Whip (Commons) (2002 to 2003), Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (2001 to 2002), Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (2001 to 2001) in opposition.

You can contact Sir Desmond Swayne in the following ways:




4 Cliff Crescent, Marine Drive, Barton-on-Sea, New Milton, BH25 7EB

Phone : 01425 629844

Fax : 01425 621898


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Phone : 020 7219 4886

Fax : 020 7219 0901

Email : swayned@parliament.uk