David Burrowes

MP, Enfield, Southgate

Enfield, Southgate Conservative

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How David Burrowes voted
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  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
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David Burrowes occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: In Vitro Fertilisation 29 Jan 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 26 January 2015 to Questions HL4063 and HL4228, how the Expert Panel convened by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) were assured that the children concerned were genetically normal; whether each of the mitochondrial diseases listed in Annex D of the Department of Health's consultation document...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Abortion 29 Jan 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what procedures apply to independent sector places when there has been a failure to comply with the requirements of the revised Procedures for the Approval of Independent Sector Places for the Termination of Pregnancy and his Department's Guidance in Relation to the Requirements of the Abortion Act, both published in May 2014.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Saudi Arabia 26 Jan 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent steps he has taken to seek the release of Raif Badawi.

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Conservative MP for Enfield, Southgate

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • International Development
  • Burma
  • Youth Custody
  • Abortion
  • Prisons: Drugs
  • Young Offenders

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister, Justice (6 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (14 May 2007 to 3 Jun 2008)
  • Member, Draft Legal ServicesBill (Joint Committee) (3 Aug 2006 to 27 Apr 2007)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (20 Dec 2005 to 27 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 37 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 78.66% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 22 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 318 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to Shepherd Harris and Co as a solicitor specialising in criminal law. Address: 96 Silver Street, Enfield, Middlesex.
Received £337.87 for being on police station duty on the weekend of 10 January 2014 (60 hours) and 24 January 2014 (60 hours), also for being a court duty solicitor for 2.5 hours on 13 January 2014. (Registered 14 March 2014)
Received payment of £400 in October 2013 for being on police station duty on the weekends of 26 April 2013, 17 May 2013, 9 August 2013 and 13 September 2013 (60 hours per weekend).  Hrs: 240 hrs. (Registered 19 March 2014)
4 July 2014, received £751.55 for being a court duty solicitor on 20 February 2014 for 6.5 hrs and on 28 April 2014 for 3.5 hrs. This also covered being a duty solicitor on police station call for the weekends of 14 February 2014 (60 hrs) and 28 March 2014 (60 hrs). (Registered 14 July 2014)
Received £300 for being on police station duty for the weekends of 23 May 2014 (60 hrs), 13 June 2014 (60 hrs) and 18 July 2014 (60 hrs). Hours: 180 hrs. (Registered 5 September 2014)
Received £420.60, comprising two payments of £100 for being on police station duty for the weekends of 23 July (60 hrs) and 22 August 2014 (60 hrs), and £220.60 for being a duty solicitor at a court session on 9 November 2014 (4 hrs). (Registered 12 December 2014)
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP:
(b) Name of donor: CARE
(b) Address of donor: 53 Romney Street, London SW1P 3RF
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: services of a voluntary intern, for 4 days a week between October 2014 and July 2015, who will receive a bursary of £650 per calendar month as a member of CARE’s educational Leadership Programme, total £6,500.
(b) Date of receipt: 7 October 2014
(b) Date of acceptance: 7 October 2014
(b) Donor status: charity, registration 1066963
(b) (Registered 7 October 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: C/O Shelley Stock Hunter LLP, 7-10 Chandos Street, London W1G 9DG
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,200
Destination of visit: Israel
Date of visit: 11-13 March 2014
Purpose of visit: political delegation
(Registered 18 March 2014)
Address of donor: PO Box 99, New Malden KT3 3YF
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): airfares £899.71, accommodation £198, food £22, transport £173; total £1,292.71
Destination of visit: Burma
Date of visit: 29 September 2014 to 5 October 2014
Purpose of visit: to look at issues surrounding international religious freedom in Burma.
(Registered 21 October 2014)
Name of donor: Israel Allies Foundation
Address of donor: 12 Derech Shechem, Jerusalem 97200, Israel
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): for me and my wife, hotel (3 nights) £1,360, flights £616 and food £300; total £2,276
Destination of visit: Israel
Date of visit: 12-14 October 2014
Purpose of visit: to attend conference of parliamentarians from across the world to discuss issues surrounding religious freedom in the Middle East.
(Registered 3 November 2014)

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