David Burrowes

MP, Enfield, Southgate

Enfield, Southgate Conservative

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  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details

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David Burrowes

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  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Clause 1 — Slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour 17 Mar 2015

    This is an important Bill, which the whole House can be proud of. Throughout its passage there has rightly been robust scrutiny by the Joint Committee and the Bill Committee, of which I was proud to be a member, and by both sides of the House, but I believe that it is fit for its purpose of increasing prosecutions and supporting victims. I welcome the Lords amendments, which in many respects...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Protection from slavery for overseas domestic workers 17 Mar 2015

    We are all united in wanting to ensure that victims have the confidence to come forward, knowing that they will be supported and not deported. But should we not all share the concern that amendment 72 contains a gap and a flaw, which is that the cycle of abuse could lead to those on domestic work visas changing employers and then not coming forward to the authorities? That issue has been...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Protection from slavery for overseas domestic workers 17 Mar 2015

    The good progress in the Lords reflects the comments that were made in the Bill Committee. Will the Minister say a little more about the guidance and tell us what is going to happen on the ground to ensure that enforcement action will not be taken against overseas domestic workers who are going through the national referral mechanism? Will the guidance have proper bite to ensure that no...

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (23 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (2 May 2007 to 8 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee) (17 May 2006 to 25 Jul 2006)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (19 Dec 2005 to 9 May 2006)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)

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  • Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 27 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.
  • 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.
  • 163 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Burrowes’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 321 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 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.
Payments for telephone standby police station duty. These typically involve a weekend on standby and up to 30 mins work:
Received £200 for the weekend of 10 January 2014 (up to 30 mins) and 24 January 2014 (up to 30 mins). (Registered 14 March 2014; updated 23 February 2015)
Received payment of £400 in October 2013 for the weekends of 26 April 2013, 17 May 2013, 9 August 2013 and 13 September 2013 (up to 30 mins per weekend; up to 2 hrs in total).  (Registered 19 March 2014; updated 23 February 2015)
4 July 2014, received £200 for the weekends of 14 February 2014 (up to 30 mins) and 28 March 2014 (up to 30 mins). (Registered 14 July 2014; updated 23 February 2015)
Received £300 for the weekends of 23 May 2014 (up to 30 mins), 13 June 2014 (up to 30 mins) and 18 July 2014 (up to 30 mins). Hours: up to 1.5 hrs in total. (Registered 5 September 2014; updated 23 February 2015)
Received £200, comprising two payments of £100 for the weekends of 23 July (up to 30 mins) and 22 August 2014 (up to 30 mins) (Registered 12 December 2014; updated 23 February 2015)
Received £500, comprising five payments of £100 for being on police station duty for the weekends of 28 September, 18 October, 14 November, 19 December and 27 December 2014. Hours: up to 30 mins per weekend; total 2.5 hrs. (Registered 16 February 2015)
Payments for court duty:
Received £137.87 for being a court duty solicitor for 2.5 hours on 13 January 2014. (Registered 14 March 2014; updated 23 February 2015)
4 July 2014, received £551.55 for being a court duty solicitor on 20 February 2014 for 6.5 hrs and on 28 April 2014 for 3.5 hrs. (Registered 14 July 2014; updated 23 February 2015)
Received £220.60 for being a duty solicitor at a court session on 9 November 2014 (4 hrs). (Registered 12 December 2014)
Received £165.45 for court duty on 30 December 2014. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 16 February 2015)
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
(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: Lazari Investments Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Accurist House, 44 Baker Street, London W1U 7BR
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 01291023
(a) (Registered 10 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Damian Tiernan
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 10 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Steven Atack
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 16 February 2015)
(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
Name of donor: Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW)
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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