A selection of David Burrowes's votes
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Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
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David Burrowes never rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum applications from Eritrean nationals were decided in (a) April and (b) May 2015; and what decision was taken in each such case.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will review and update her Department's country guidance on Eritrea relating to illegal exit and national service to take better account of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea.
It is a pleasure to take part in this debate, which is timely as we look forward to the Budget. It allows us to consider welfare reform and people with disability without being drowned out by the common refrain and focus on how much money needs to be saved from the welfare budget. We can look seriously at what we mean by disability and how we can stand up properly for those who are...
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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
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- International Development
- Youth Custody
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 46 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 55 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 94.59% 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") 326 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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