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Hugo Swire welcomes supercomputer announcement

Hugo Swire has welcomed the announcement that the Government will be investing £97 million in a brand new supercomputer for the Met Office, part of which will be located at Exeter Science Park. 

Swire: Return Beavers to the River Otter

East Devon MP Hugo Swire has called on DEFRA and Natural England to process a licence that will allow the beavers to return to the River Otter, providing that they prove disease free after their capture and testing. 

Ebola & Iraq

Express & EchoConference season over it was back to a full programme at Westminster. Of most concern was the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, already a global threat to public health. The Government is very keen to express its belief that the UK should remain at the forefront of responding to the epidemic.

Devon MPs: Re-think Community Hospital Bed Closures

East Devon MP Hugo Swire, Tiverton and Honiton MP Neil Parish and Mel Stride, MP for Central Devon, have called on the local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to rethink their proposals to close community hospital beds locally. 

Conference Season

Exmouth JournalLabour was first off this conference season with a gathering in Manchester which for the party faithful went from flat to funereal after an uninspiring speech from Ed Milliband. Even the commentators were exasperated by the lack of detail beyond the platitudes

Hugo unveils Clyst Honiton parish field sign

Hugo Swire, MP for East Devon, attended the Clyst Honiton village fair on Saturday 4 September and unveiled a sign on the gate of the village's parish field.