Simon Burns

MP, Chelmsford

Chelmsford Conservative

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How Simon Burns voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Simon Burns hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Pneumococcal Disease: Vaccination 11 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to paragraph 54 of the minutes of the meeting of 4 June 2014 of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, over what period of time Public Health England intends to revise the cost effectiveness model of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine to include the latest epidemiological data on pneumococcal disease in the UK; and if he...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Pneumococcal Disease: Vaccination 11 Nov 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to paragraph 49 of the minutes of the meeting of 4 June 2014 of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), when his Department indicated to the JCVI that it would like the JCVI to confirm or revise its conclusions regarding the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine of choice for the UK; how his Department indicated its wish to...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services: Private Sector 22 Oct 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much has been paid to Virgin Care to run the North Chelmsford NHS Healthcare Centre in Sainsburys in Springfield, Chelmsford in each year since it opened.

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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)

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  • Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 98 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 80.49% 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: 10 Nov 2014.

6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Government of Taiwan
Address of donor: Taipei Representative Office, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and hospitality at an approximate value of £3,640
Destination of visit: Taiwan
Date of visit: 20-26 October 2014
Purpose of visit: to learn more about High Speed Rail and relations between Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China.
(Registered 29 October 2014)

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