I hope that it gives an insight into the work I do on behalf of my constituents. I was sent to the Commons to speak up and vote for the people of East Devon. I hope that you, regardless of how you voted, will feel free to contact me.

Hugo Swire was elected as the Conservative Member of Parliament for East Devon in June 2001.

After the General Election in 2005 Hugo stayed on as Shadow Arts Minister. Previously, he was Principal Private Secretary (PPS) to Rt Hon Theresa May MP the then Chairman of the Conservative Party

East Devon contains some of the most breathtaking scenery in all of southwest England. For that reason, much of the region is classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You can find a variety of coastline features in East Devon including sandy beaches in Exmouth, pebbled coast in

Members of Parliament are elected to the House of Commons to represent the interests and concerns of all the people who live in their constituency, whether they voted for them at the General Election or not. They are only able to deal with issues raised by people who live in their constituency,

Free guided tours of Parliament are available to constituents. The walking tour of the Palace of Westminster includes -

  • Westminster Hall, the ancient hall at the heart of the Palace where Parliament first sat and where many historic events have taken place
  • The House of


Hugo Swire holds regular surgeries in the constituency to help people with issues and problems affecting them. Note that this service is only for those within East Devon. To check if Hugo is your MP, please use the app on the homepage of this website.

To book an appointment for a surgery, please call 0207 219 8173.

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Every day, I receive dozens of campaign emails from constituents concerned about a huge variety of national issues. Whilst individual constituency enquiries will continue to be answered by email or letter, due to the vast increase in the volume of campaign emails now being generated, I can no longer guarantee replying to these individually and am therefore posting my responses here.

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