David Burrowes

MP, Enfield, Southgate

Enfield, Southgate Conservative

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  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails

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David Burrowes occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Cyprus 22 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the prospects for a successful solution to the Cyprus problem; and what steps he is taking to assist this development.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Cyprus 22 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what response the Government has made to the petition presented to 10 Downing Street on 9 December 2013 on the return of Famagusta to its lawful inhabitants and the opening of the city's seaport; and what steps the UK is taking to support the return of that city to its former inhabitants.
  • Public Bill Committee: Modern Slavery Bill: Examination of Witnesses 21 Jul 2014

    To what extent is the problem of successful prosecutions down to a lack of clarity in the definition of modern slavery? Clause 1 refers to article 4 of the human rights convention, which describes essentially what it is not. Do you want to see a wider definition of exploitation that covers not just what we see now, but what we might see in future years—the ongoing issues in modern...

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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
  • Prisons: Drugs
  • Young Offenders
  • Abortion

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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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 30 written questions in the last year — 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 80.33% 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") 299 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

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, 9t August 2013 and 13 September 2013 (60 hours per weekend).  Hrs: 240 hrs. (Registered 19 March 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)

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