David Burrowes

MP, Enfield, Southgate

Enfield, Southgate Conservative

David Burrowes’s voting in Parliament

David Burrowes is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

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  • David Burrowes generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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David Burrowes never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Languages: Qualifications 21 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 10 June 2015 to Question 842, what the timescale is, and what methodology is being used for, the consultation on the future of modern languages teaching.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Languages: Qualifications 21 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 10 June 2015 to Question 842, with which organisations she has met in connection with ensuring that awarding organisations are liaising effectively with Ofqual; and what further steps her Department has taken to safeguard the future of modern languages at GCSE and A-level in subjects (a) Turkish, (b) Greek, (c) Gujarati,...
  • Welfare Reform and Work Bill 20 Jul 2015

    As a member of the workers’ and one nation party, I am very proud to support the Welfare Reform and Work Bill.

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Conservative MP for Enfield, Southgate

Entered the 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 48 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 57 written questions in the last year — well 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 94.34% 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.
  • 159 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Burrowes’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 331 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
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) (Updated 23 February 2015). (Registered 14 March 2014)
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) (Updated 23 February 2015). (Registered 19 March 2014)
4 July 2014, received £200 for the weekends of 14 February 2014 (up to 30 mins) and 28 March 2014 (up to 30 mins) (Updated 23 February 2015). (Registered 14 July 2014)
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 (Updated 23 February 2015). (Registered 05 September 2014)
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) (Updated 23 February 2015). (Registered 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.
Payments for court duty:
Received £137.87 (Updated 23 February 2015) for being a court duty solicitor for 2.5 hours on 13 January 2014. (Registered 14 March 2014)
4 July 2014, received £551.55 (Updated 23 February 2015) 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)
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)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Lazari Investments Ltd
Address of donor: Accurist House, 44 Baker Street, London W1U 7BR

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: company, registration 01291023

(Registered 10 February 2015)
Name of donor: Damian Tiernan
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 February 2015)
Name of donor: Steven Atack
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 February 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: CARE
Address of donor: 53 Romney Street, London SW1P 3RF

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.

Date of receipt: 7 October 2014

Date of acceptance: 7 October 2014

Donor status: charity, registration 1066963

(Registered 07 October 2014)
4. Visits outside the UK
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 03 November 2014)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employed my niece by marriage, Rebecca Coady, as my Senior Parliamentary Assistant; until 17 December 2014.

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