Local News

Hugo goes out canvassing in Topsham

East Devon's MP Sir Hugo Swire today went to canvass local residents in Topsham ahead of the Local Elections on 2 May 2019. 

Rural Shop Report 2019

East Devon's MP Sir Hugo Swire attended a reception in Parliament for the launch of the Rural Shop Report 2019 from the Association of Convenience Stores. 

Hugo backs Flybe takeover

Following the takeover of Flybe by the Virgin Atlantic consortium, East Devon's MP Sir Hugo Swire said: "The takeover of FlyBe will ensure jobs are protected in East Devon and passengers can continue to enjoy vital domestic connections to Exeter Airport.

Hugo calls for debate on foreign fighters returning home

East Devon's MP Sir Hugo Swire has called for a debate in Parliament on policy towards foreign fighters and the return of so-called 'Jihadi Brides'. This follows the news this morning that a teen who fled the UK to join IS 'wants to come home'.