Simon Burns

MP, Chelmsford

Chelmsford Conservative

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How Simon Burns voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition feesDetails

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Simon Burns hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Clerk of the House 11 Sep 2014

    To ask the hon. Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, representing the House of Commons Commission, pursuant to the answer of 5 September 2014 to Question 207883, if the Commission will make available to the right hon. Member for Chelmsford all the records of all the discussions of the panel considering the appointment of the new Clerk of the House and Chief Executive with the...
  • Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Library: Secondment 11 Sep 2014

    To ask the hon. Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, representing the House of Commons Commission, who authorised the secondment of a member of the House of Commons Library staff to work in Burma with the Burmese Parliament; how long this secondment has lasted; and how much the staff member has been paid in (a) salary and (b) expenses while on secondment.
  • Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: Speaker's Commission on Digital Democracy 10 Sep 2014

    To ask the hon. Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, representing the House of Commons Commission, what (a) expenses and (b) salary is paid to members of the Speaker's Commission on Digital Democracy.

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Conservative MP for Chelmsford

Entered House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Also represented West Chelmsford

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Transport
  • Correspondence
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Parliamentary Questions
  • Special Advisers
  • Ministerial Travel

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department for Transport (6 Sep 2012 to 4 Oct 2013)
  • The Minister of State, Department of Health (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Administration Committee (16 Nov 2006 to 31 Mar 2009)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (20 Dec 2005 to 27 Nov 2008)
  • Whip, Whips (16 Dec 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Health (6 Jul 2004 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Member, Health Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Public Services, Health & Education (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 63 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 113 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 81.60% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 10 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 949 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

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