The Rt Hon Hugo Swire


The Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP served as Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office from September 2012 until July 2016. He served as Minister of State for Northern Ireland from May 2010 until September 2012. In 2011, Mr Swire was sworn in as a member of the Privy Council. Mr Swire was elected as the Conservative Member of Parliament for East Devon in June 2001.

Previous roles in government

  1. Minister of State for Europe and the Americas at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office

    • 2012 to 2016
  2. Minister of State at the Northern Ireland Office

    • 2010 to 2012


  1. Minister for Asia condemns attack in Bangladesh
  2. Minister Hugo Swire meets Foreign Minister for Ecuador
  3. Britain remembers WW1 Victoria Cross heroes
  4. Minister for Asia Hugo Swire visits India
  5. The EU and the Commonwealth - The UK's place in both (Archived)
  6. Chile Day Speech by Rt. Hon. Hugo Swire MP Minister of State, FCO
  7. Hugo Swire welcomes Chilean President to Chile Day 2016 in London
  8. Foreign Secretary meets Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs
  9. UK sends experts to support Ecuador earthquake recovery
  10. Pacific Partnership - the UK and US in Asia