Tory minister mocks the poor and jokes about buying luxury cars on MPs' expenses  Old Etonian Hugo Swire claimed hard-up Britons who have seen their benefits slashed could afford to splash out £60,000 on auction prizes

Tory minister mocks the poor and jokes about buying luxury cars on MPs' expenses

Tory minister mocks the poor and jokes about buying luxury cars on MPs' expenses Old Etonian Hugo Swire claimed hard-up Britons who have seen their benefits slashed could afford to splash out on auction prizes

Hugo Swire was secretly recorded mocking benefit claimants at the Conservative party's exclusive Black and White fundraising gala last month.  		 	 		 	 		 	 		 	 		 	 		 	    A Conservative minister mocked benefit claimants while playing the role of auctioneer at the party’s glamorous and exclusive fundraising dinner.  A secret recording has emerged of Hugo Swire, a foreign office minister, trying to flog off an item in the auction during the party’s Black and White gala last month.

Tory minister: £55,000? That's so cheap even benefit claimants could afford it

British Foreign Office minister Hugo Swire said his government would continue to supply tear gas because no export or international criteria had been contravened.

The Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP, Emma Fletcher (Global Commercial Sales Director, Brintons) & David Linley (founder, LINLEY)

The Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP, Emma Fletcher (Global Commercial Sales Director, Brintons) & David Linley (founder, LINLEY)

Hugo Swire, ministro británico, afirma que el Reino Unido está interesado en fomentar la inversión en Guatemala.

Hugo Swire, ministro británico, afirma que el Reino Unido está interesado en fomentar la inversión en Guatemala.

Hugo Swire was the star turn at the secretive Black and White Ball, at which ministers and senior MPs mingle with financiers, industry bosses and other donors to raise money for the General Election

Tory minister filmed cracking jokes about people on benefits

Hugo Swire hosted an auction at the dinner at which donors bid for high-value items – and suggested even those living on welfare could afford to pay

Minister bans Cherie Blair from the Foreign Office

Minister bans Cherie Blair from the Foreign Office

Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire refused to let Cherie Blair attend a Foreign Office meeting last week to discuss the fate of Mohamed Nasheed, the jailed former president of the Maldives.

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Hugo Swire (@HugoSwire) | Twitter

Hugo Swire (@HugoSwire) | Twitter

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