Paul Burstow

Sutton and Cheam Liberal Democrat

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How Paul Burstow voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails

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Paul Burstow hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Liberal Democrat MP for Sutton and Cheam


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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Education and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Criminal Records Bureau
  • Care Homes
  • Dentistry
  • Correspondence
  • Parliamentary Questions

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Department of Health (13 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (29 Jan 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (4 May 2006 to 20 Aug 2008)
  • Member, Finance & Services Committee (26 Apr 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chief Whip (23 Mar 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • London, Non-Departmental & Cross Departmental Responsibilities (19 Oct 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Member, Health Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 26 Apr 2006)
  • Member, Health Committee (12 Oct 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Health Committee (to 8 Sep 2004)
  • Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee) (to 11 Jun 2004)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Health (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 92 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 75.39% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 163 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Paul Burstow’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 743 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Paul Burstow Business Networking Club
(a) Address of donor: 234 Gander Green Lane, Sutton SM3 9QF
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,549.45
(a) Donor status: members’ association
(a) (Registered 30 January 2014)
8. Land and Property
I own a 25% share of house in Sutton, lived in by my mother.

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