Social Care

Exmouth Journal/Sidmouth Herald 

The issue I have most been preoccupied with since returning to the backbenches has been the debate about social care provision.


Exmouth Journal 

Make no mistake a political earthquake took place in America when they voted in Donald Trump; an earthquake that has already sent shock waves across the globe.

East Devon MP calls for more cash for social care

East Devon MP Sir Hugo Swire has this week called on the Government to provide extra funding for social care in East Devon.

In the House of Commons on Tuesday, Sir Hugo quizzed Health Minister David Mowat on the subject, asking:

Sir Hugo launches new community minibus

MP Sir Hugo Swire officially launched a new community minibus secured by the Estuary League of Friends in Topsham earlier this week. 

Sir Hugo had previously supported the Estuary League of Friends' application to the Department for Transport for the minibus.

MP visits Exeter Science Park

Local MP Sir Hugo Swire, visited Exeter Science Park on Monday 14 November to see the new supercomputer building. Sir Hugo was instrumental in lobbying ministers for the new £97m supercomputer, which will be used by the Met Office to provide more accurate weather predictions. 

BLOG: Refugees

There was a very poignant opinion piece in the Guardian I read last week by Nelofer Pazira under the headline ‘Possessions they can carry – but the soul of the refugee is left behind.’