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No Deal Bad Deal

“A week is a long time in politics” goes the saying.  At the moment so is every hour and every minute. For two years ambiguity has kept politicians like me at bay but the clarity of the 585-page withdrawal agreement means that is no longer possible. This is the moment of truth for Brexit.

A Strong East Devon After Brexit

Working together with local businesses, schools and colleges to make sure we fulfil the opportunities of new jobs, apprenticeships and investment in a post-Brexit world. 

You can read my statement published in response to the Prime Minister's Brexit deal in November below: 

Hugo reacts to the Budget 2018

The Rt Hon. Sir Hugo Swire, East Devon's local MP, has given his verdict on the Budget 2018 - good news for many areas vital for East Devon, not least on rural broadband, high street business rates and mental health services.

Hugo Swire's Speech on the Balfour Declaration

It is a great honour to join you for this special commemoration service so close to the centenary of the Balfour Declaration. We come to church to reflect and pray for peace among nations, for forgiveness and reconciliation and for an end to human suffering.