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Conservative MP for Bournemouth West
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Conor Burns voted on key issues:
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. 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 against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Select Committee membership
- Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 29 Oct 2012)
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Home Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Treasury, Communities and Local Government, Business, Innovation and Skills
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Marketing, Bahrain, Income Tax: Tax Rates and Bands, Police: Finance, Olympic Games 2012: Facilities
(based on written questions asked by Conor Burns and answered by departments)
- Business of the House (5 Dec 2013)
“My right hon. Friend will be aware of a proposal for a large offshore wind farm by the Navitus Bay company off the coast of Bournemouth. In the light of the Government’s announcement this week on onshore and offshore wind farm subsidy, my constituents are profoundly concerned that the development could go ahead. It has been shown that a third of summertime visitors would not return...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: PISA Results (3 Dec 2013)
“I thank my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for yesterday meeting Kate Forbes, an excellent young English teacher from Bourne academy in my constituency, to discuss her ideas for the implementation of grammar in the secondary system. It is people like Miss Forbes, who share his determination that the child should come first, whom we should be listening to in implementing his reforms.”
- Navitus Bay Wind Farm (19 Nov 2013)
“The company has told us that, as it understands the rules, it can change the terms of the application—the height, distance from shore and configuration of the wind farm—after the Secretary of State has given permission for the development to go ahead. Is that the Minister’s understanding?”
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- Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 76.22% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 25 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
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