David Burrowes

MP, Enfield, Southgate

Enfield, Southgate Conservative

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  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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David Burrowes occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented — General Practitioner Surgeries (Rural Areas) Bill: Recall of MPs Bill 21 Oct 2014

    I recognise my hon. Friend’s wisdom and understanding of political history, but, on history, may I take him back to February 2008, when he joined me and 26 other hon. Friends, part of the 2010 intake, in a letter to The Daily Telegraph? The letter stated that recall “would increase MPs’ accountability, address some of the frustration felt by a disenchanted public and help...
  • Bill Presented — General Practitioner Surgeries (Rural Areas) Bill: Recall of MPs Bill 21 Oct 2014

    My right hon. Friend places a lot of emphasis on the issue of due process, but due process is not necessarily just the preserve of this House. There can be due process through a proper and appropriate trigger, threshold and referendum. Ultimately, an election has a due process. We have heard about being concerned about reputational damage from spurious allegations and the rest. If there is a...
  • [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] — Relationships and Children’s Well-being 21 Oct 2014

    I welcome the family test and the Minister’s speech supporting that policy objective. Will he outline the timetable for that test? When will we see it reach fruition? I have referred to kinship care and other areas, so will there be a wider family test?

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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
  • Prisons: Drugs
  • Young Offenders
  • Abortion

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee

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)

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  • Has spoken in 51 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 30 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 80.18% 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") 308 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 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 £337.87 for being on police station duty on the weekend of 10 January 2014 (60 hours) and 24 January 2014 (60 hours), also for being a court duty solicitor for 2.5 hours on 13 January 2014. (Registered 14 March 2014)
Received payment of £400 in October 2013 for being on police station duty on the weekends of 26 April 2013, 17 May 2013, 9 August 2013 and 13 September 2013 (60 hours per weekend).  Hrs: 240 hrs. (Registered 19 March 2014)
4 July 2014, received £751.55 for being a court duty solicitor on 20 February 2014 for 6.5 hrs and on 28 April 2014 for 3.5 hrs. This also covered being a duty solicitor on police station call for the weekends of 14 February 2014 (60 hrs) and 28 March 2014 (60 hrs). (Registered 14 July 2014)
Received £300 for being on police station duty for the weekends of 23 May 2014 (60 hrs), 13 June 2014 (60 hrs) and 18 July 2014 (60 hrs). Hours: 180 hrs. (Registered 5 September 2014)
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
(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
Address of donor: C/O Shelley Stock Hunter LLP, 7-10 Chandos Street, London W1G 9DG
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,200
Destination of visit: Israel
Date of visit: 11-13 March 2014
Purpose of visit: political delegation
(Registered 18 March 2014)

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