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Sir Hugo George William Swire, KCMG, MP is a British Conservative Party politician. He has been the Member of Parliament for East Devon since 2001. He was a Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. In his job, he had responsibility towards India, the Far East, Latin America and the Falklands, as well as Australasia.

The Right Honourable

KCMG MP
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Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
In office
4 September 2012 – 15 July 2016
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by Jeremy Browne
Succeeded by Alan Duncan
Minister of State for Northern Ireland
In office
12 May 2010 – 4 September 2012
Prime Minister David Cameron
Preceded by Paul Goggins
Succeeded by Mike Penning
Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
In office
8 December 2005 – 2 July 2007
Leader David Cameron
Preceded by Theresa May
Succeeded by Jeremy Hunt
Shadow Minister for the Olympics
In office
8 December 2005 – 2 July 2007
Leader David Cameron
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Jeremy Hunt
Member of Parliament
for East Devon
Assumed office
7 June 2001
Preceded by Peter Emery
Majority 9,114 (17.2%)
Personal details
Born (1959-11-30) 30 November 1959 (age 57)
London, England
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Sasha Nott
Children 2
Alma mater University of St Andrews
Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
Religion Anglicanism
Website Official website

Sir Hugo George William Swire, KCMG, MP (born 30 November 1959) is a British Conservative Party politician. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for East Devon since 2001. He was a Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. In his job, he had responsibility towards India, the Far East, Latin America and the Falklands, as well as Australasia.

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Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP, Minister of State, Far East and South East Asia

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Commonwealth Day 2014 message from Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire

In his message for Commonwealth Day on 10 March 2014, Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire looks ahead to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and ...

FCO Minister Hugo Swire sends his Lunar New Year Greetings

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Courtesy Call of UK Minister of State Hugo Swire 12/11/2012

Malacañan Palace 11 December 2012 President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomed British Foreign and Commonwealth Minister, Right Honourable Hugo Swire ...

FCO Minister Hugo Swire presents anti-drug smuggling reinforcement video from Peru

British nationals shouldn't fool themselves into thinking their British passport is a get-out-of-jail-free card. It isn't. If you try and smuggle drugs out of Peru, you will ...