How Simon Burns voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government 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 raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Source
Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Simon Burns hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 11 November 2014 to Question 213785, what the terms of reference are for the Pneumococcal sub-committee's review; if he will place in the Library a copy of the terms of reference of that review; and if he will make a statement.
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...
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...
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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
- Home Department
- Work and Pensions
- 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
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- Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 94 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 80.14% 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: 24 Nov 2014.
6. Overseas visits
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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