Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How David Burrowes voted on key issues
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Has never voted on a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately against a smoking banDetails
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
On incentivising employers and leading by example, the Government, in the NHS, is among the biggest employers around and will no doubt want to be an autism-friendly organisation and employer. Does the Minister have any information about how autism-friendly the NHS is in employing people with autism? Will he look into how the NHS can take a lead by doing that?
I thank my hon. Friend for his extraordinary leadership and for having a positive impact in a relatively short time on the understanding of autism. On Asperger’s, he will share my concern for those who unfortunately fall into the criminal justice system, but how far do we need to go to ensure that all agencies properly understand Asperger’s? Just last week, a constituent told me...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health when the clostridium-difficile targets for all hospital trusts and clinical commissioning groups will be published by the NHS Commissioning Board; and how his Department will enforce such targets.
More of David Burrowes's recent appearances
Conservative MP for Enfield, Southgate
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- International Development
- Youth Custody
- Prisons: Drugs
- Young Offenders
- Cord Blood
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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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- Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 21 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 80.34% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 283 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 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 £686.05 for work undertaken. This comprised three sums of £100 for weekends on police station call between 7 September and 18 November 2012 (60 hrs per weekend, 180 hrs in total) and payments of £165.45 and £220.60 for court duty sessions on 10 November 2012 and 2 March 2013 (3 hrs and 4 hrs respectively). (Registered 28 March 2013)
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