Desmond Swayne MP New Forest West, Conservative, Minister of State, Department for International Development


  • Tel 020 7219 4886

  • Fax 020 7219 0901

  • Email:

  • Website: Desmond Swayne website

  • Constituency address

    4 Cliff Crescent, Marine Drive, New Milton BH25 7EB United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Desmond Swayne

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Opposition Whip 2002-03; Opposition Spokesperson for: Health 2001, Defence 2001-02; Shadow Minister for: International Affairs 2003-04, Northern Ireland 2004; PPS to: Michael Howard as Leader of the Opposition 2004-05, David Cameron: as Leader of the Opposition 2005-10, as Prime Minister 2010-12; Government Whip 2012-13; Government Whip (Vice-Chamberlain of HM Household) 2013-14; Minister of State, Department for International Development 2014-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Pontypridd 1987 and West Bromwich West 1992 general elections. Member for New Forest West 1997-2010, for New Forest West (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.

Election record for New Forest West, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 58.74%
Liberal Democrat 23.27%
Labour 9.8%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Swayne, Desmond Conservative 27,980 58.74
Plummer, Mike Liberal Democrat 11,084 23.27
Hurne, Janice Labour 4,666 9.8
Lyon, Martin UK Independence Party 2,783 5.85
Richards, Janet Green 1,059 2.23
Majority 16,896 votes
Electorate 68,332
Turnout (47,638) 69.72%

Registered interests

Land and Property: Residential leasehold flat in West London, for which rent is received.

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Major, Territorial Army.

Remunerated directorships: Lewis Charles Sofia Property Fund Limited; company acquires, develops and sells property in Bulgaria.

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