MP’s second job salaries revealed
EAST Devon MP Hugo Swire s earnings from second jobs have been revealed under new rules – one position paying him almost �500 an hour.
EAST Devon MP Hugo Swire's earnings from second jobs have been revealed under new rules - one position paying him almost �500 an hour.
The Tory MP for East Devon disclosed in the Register of Members' Interests that he had received �5,904.76 for 12 hours of work as non-executive chairman of Photo-Me International Plc, Surrey.
He also received a salary of �902.74 at Symphony Environmental Technologies Plc, Hertfordshire.
A spokesman on behalf of Mr Swire said: "Mr Swire is out of the country at present and has no wish to comment."
You may also want to watch:
Disclosure rules, which came into force on July 1, mean MPs have to reveal how much time they spend on non-parliamentary work and what they earn from them.
Mr Swire has listed duties as including 'attending meetings and offering advice.'
- 1 Family pride for Kayleigh the Chief
- 2 New recycling centre permit scheme to kerb commercial dumping
- 3 Ban for driver who injured cyclist in Budleigh
- 4 Covid-19 test may be daunting but protecting vulnerable is eesential
- 5 New Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine being rolled out in Devon
- 6 Chamber inundated with snaps of Exmouth and Budleigh at sunrise and sunset
- 7 Words of respect and dignity honoured Adrian
- 8 Seven points about Devon and Cornwall policing for G7 leaders
- 9 CLOSING - Exmouth's HSBC branch to shut later this year
- 10 Changes made to Exmouth bus route following national lockdown
Mr Swire's spokesman referred the Journal to his website, where he writes: "I hold two paid positions outside parliament, non-executive chairman of Photo Me International Plc and non-executive director of Symphony Environmental Plc.
"I have a range of unpaid positions, including being a member of the council of the RNLI as well as numerous other charitable commitments. The knowledge which I have gained from these has been hugely useful to me in Parliament."
Tory MP for Tiverton and Honiton Angela Browning has declared she received up to �5,000 for lectures to Civil Service College, which are paid direct to charities.