Conor Burns

MP, Bournemouth West

Bournemouth West Conservative

Conor Burns’s voting in Parliament

Conor Burns is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Conor Burns’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Consistently voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes

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Conor Burns has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [Lords]: New Clause 1 — Local Government Constitutional Convention 7 Dec 2015

    My hon. Friend is making a characteristically robust speech. I am slightly concerned that he does not seem to be taking account of the fact that there is a very good photograph of the four leaders of the four local authorities that he refers to, shaking hands about wanting to explore coming together in a new formation. Surely localism is exactly what the Government are doing—providing...
  • Standing Orders (Public Business) 22 Oct 2015

    Does the Leader of the House agree that these relatively modest proposals do something powerful, which is allow us to say to our constituents—I say this as a Member of Parliament born in Belfast but representing an English constituency—that in future there is no chance of the rest of the United Kingdom’s Members of Parliament imposing on them something that they do not want...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Tunisia, and European Council 29 Jun 2015

    The right hon. and learned Member for Camberwell and Peckham (Ms Harman) rightly highlighted the appalling treatment of gay people and women by those who subscribe to this evil belief. Is there not something powerfully symbolic, particularly to young Muslim women, in the fact that it is a female Home Secretary who, in the aftermath of this attack, is standing in solidarity with them in...

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Profile

Conservative MP for Bournemouth West

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Departmental Marketing
  • Bahrain
  • Income Tax: Tax Rates and Bands
  • Police: Finance
  • Olympic Games 2012: Facilities

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration Committee (10 Mar 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (29 Oct 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Conor Burns’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 82.78% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 116 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Conor Burns’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 40 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Consultant to Trant Engineering Ltd, formerly Trant Construction Ltd, Rushington, Southampton SO40 9LT. Until further notice, I receive £10,000 quarterly for 10 hours work per month. (Registered 27 June 2011; updated 14 July 2015 and 12 October 2015)
£10,000 received on 29 June 2015 for 3 months work. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 13 July 2015)
Payments from Quantum Group Ltd, 170 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 9RL. (Registered 14 December 2015)
22 November 2015, received £6,250 for advisory work between August and October 2015. Hours: 18 hrs. (Registered 14 December 2015)
4 March 2016, received £6,250 for advisory work between November 2015 and January 2016. Hours: 18 hrs. (Registered 11 March 2016)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Peter Cruddas
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 towards my re-election and local election campaigns

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 September 2015)
Name of donor: The Sixty Six Club
Address of donor: c/o Honorary Treasurer, Schofields Chartered Accountants, Dean Park House, 8-10 Dean Park Crescent, Bournemouth BH1 1HP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 towards my re-election and local election campaigns

Donor status: members' association

(Registered 18 September 2015)
Name of donor: The Sixty Six Club
Address of donor: c/o Honorary Treasurer, Schofields Chartered Accountants, Dean Park House, 8-10 Dean Park Crescent, Bournemouth BH1 1HP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,009.60 towards my re-election and local election campaigns

Donor status: members' association

(Registered 18 September 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
Address of donor: 39 Eccleston Square, London SW1V 1BX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: an educational allowance of £5,218.55 and accommodation provided for an intern in my parliamentary office for 10 months: 12 October 2015 – July 2016

Date of receipt: 12 October 2015

Date of acceptance: 12 October 2015

Donor status: registered charity

(Registered 28 October 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire & Sons, HSBC, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, and Arup)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights £1,872.02, accommodation £404.78, domestic transport £179.13, food and drink £205.06, meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire), £322.27, other (inc. transaction and cash withdrawal fees) £15.39; total £2,998.65

Destination of visit: China (Beijing, Shenyang and Dalian)

Date of visit: 19-25 September 2015

Purpose of visit: to maintain and strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People’s Congress of China; to learn about and support British businesses operating in China; and to deepen the knowledge and understanding of parliamentarians of China.

(Registered 14 October 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Southampton: (i). (Updated 6 November 2012)

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