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Conservative MP for Enfield, Southgate
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How David Burrowes voted on key issues:
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted very strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Justice, Health, Home Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, International Development
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Burma, Youth Custody, Prisons: Drugs, Young Offenders, Cord Blood
(based on written questions asked by David Burrowes and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Water Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Crime and Courts Bill Committee (10 out of 13)
- MARRIAGE (SAME SEX COUPLES) BILL Committee (13 out of 13)
- Law Commission Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Bill Committee (16 out of 18)
- Legal Services Bill Committee (11 out of 11)
- Council Tax (New Valuation Lists for England) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Written Answers — Health: Abortion (10 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many abortions have been certified on mental health grounds since the Chief Medical Officer issued her circular of 23 February 2012.”
- Written Answers — Health: Abortion (9 Dec 2013)
“To ask the Secretary of State for Health in what circumstances his Department requires doctors to provide evidence to substantiate their opinion that an abortion is legally justified; and how that evidence is assessed.”
- Backbench Business — Modern-day Slavery (5 Dec 2013)
“My hon. Friend made the point that this is all around us and she talked about the internet. If we turn to the adverts section in the back pages of our local paper, we will find sex for sale adverts. Should we not heed the words of Detective Inspector Hyland, who says that we should all take action in our local communities to challenge editors of local papers when sex for sale adverts...”
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- Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 44 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 80.43% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 21 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") 276 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 25 Nov 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|London costs||£2,916 (joint 1st with 49 others)||£2,812 (joint 1st with 47 others)||£2,712 (joint 1st with 46 others)||£2,360|
|Office running costs||£17,153 (347th)||£18,076 (345th)||£21,856 (190th)||£28,380|
|Staffing costs||£104,635 (58th)||£86,713 (359th)||£85,580 (275th)||£75,224|
|Communications Allowance||£6,621 (419th)||£11,329 (65th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£3,061 (537th)1||£859 (619th)2||£2,250 (581st)||£1,086|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£6 (432nd)||£7 (438th)||£30|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£33 (joint 331st with 1 other)||£12 (360th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£2,882 (394th)||£827 (joint 298th with 1 other)||£1,756 (122nd)||£1,084|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£2,660 (274th)||£3,825 (208th)||£2,852||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,180 (joint 358th with 4 others)||£1,082 (joint 276th with 17 others)||£1,082|
|Other Costs||£2,246 (64th)||£2,493 (48th)||£572 (71st)||£0|
|Total||£139,547 (462nd)||£126,967 (560th)||£119,640 (558th)||£112,098|