How Simon Burns voted since 2001
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- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
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Simon Burns hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what estimate he has made of the proportion of young people in (a) Chelmsford constituency and (b) Essex who have been unemployed for more than 12 months.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate his Department has made of the cost to the NHS of missed appointments in (a) Chelmsford constituency and (b) Essex in the last 12 months.
What recent assessment he has made of the political situation in Ukraine.
More of Simon Burns's recent appearances
Conservative MP for Chelmsford
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- Parliamentary Questions
- Members: Correspondence
- 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 52 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 86 written questions in the last year — 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 81.93% 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.
- 134 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Simon Burns’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 940 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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