Sir Desmond Swayne

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Member for New Forest West / DesmondSwayne
Select Committees
Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (since January 2020)
Work and Pensions Committee (since March 2020)
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since March 2020)
3 APPG memberships (as of 7 Aug 2020)
Mindfulness, St Helena, Taiwan

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Most recent EDMs signed by Sir Desmond Swayne

Date Tabled Title Signatures
2 Jun 2020
Sir Desmond Swayne signed this EDM on Thursday 4th June 2020

Eviction of Palestinian family from East Jerusalem

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House strongly condemns the ongoing attempts of the Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF) to evict the Sumarin family from their home in East Jerusalem; recognises this within a broader context of the Israeli government’s efforts to demographically alter the population of Jerusalem, and the controversial use of Israel’s Absentee …
69 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 32
Labour: 24
Liberal Democrat: 7
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
2 Jun 2020
Sir Desmond Swayne signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd June 2020

UK law on disability-selective abortion

Tabled by: Carla Lockhart (Democratic Unionist Party - Upper Bann)
That this House notes with concern the discrimination inherent in current UK abortion law that allows abortion up to birth for children diagnosed with cleft lip, cleft palate and clubfoot; that such disability-selective abortion up to birth is underreported according to the Department for Health and Social Care; recognises that …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 11
Scottish National Party: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Labour: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
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Commons initiatives

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Sir Desmond Swayne has not supported any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting

112 Written Questions

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Camping Sites: New Forest Bottles: Recycling Agriculture: New Forest Public Footpaths: Coastal Areas Supermarkets: Coronavirus Tree Felling: New Forest Agriculture: New Forest Agriculture: Subsidies Livestock: New Forest Private Rented Housing: New Forest Livestock: Exports Tree Planting: Finance Fishing Catches: Estuaries and Inland Waterways Fishing Catches: Dorset Nappies: Recycling Local Plans Water Supply Insects Bread: Labelling Disease Control Water: Environment Protection Glyphosate: EU Action Rents: New Forest Rents: New Forest Horse Riding: Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund Small Business Grants Fund Self-employed: Adoption Barbecues Small Business Grants Fund British Petroleum: Carbon Emissions New Businesses: Government Assistance Energy: Public Consultation Hitachi Plastics Renewable Energy: Construction Probation: Coronavirus Probate Road Traffic Offences: Sentencing Criminal Injuries Compensation Brixton Prison: Ministers of Religion Brixton Prison: Christianity Brixton Prison: Church Services Residence Orders Children: Maintenance Solicitors: Regulation Domestic Appliances: Coronavirus Business Premises: Tenancy Agreements Housing: Construction Housing: Construction Association of Residential Managing Agents Local Plans Freehold Planning Permission: Wildlife Affordable Housing Mobile Homes: Fees and Charges A31: New Forest Aviation: Coronavirus Bus Services: Disability Freedom Pass: Fees and Charges Cycling: Road Traffic Offences Mileometers: Fraud Motor Vehicles: Licensing and Testing Roads: Accidents Invalid Vehicles: Insurance