Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How Conor Burns voted on key issues
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted against a smoking banDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
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President Putin has shown very clearly that under his leadership Russia will not respect the border and the sovereignty of a friendly neighbour. As a president who prides himself on advancing Russia’s self-interest, should he not be profoundly alarmed by the market reaction to that action? Regardless of what individual nation states or the European Union decide, will not many businesses...
Does my hon. Friend agree that, although the Minister is right that the sums are modest and the grants may well go to organisations of merit that the UK would fund anyway without the need to be given our own money back, the programme will undermine us powerfully as we go to our constituencies to try to persuade our electorate that we are sincere about getting powers back to Britain and...
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...
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Conservative MP for Bournemouth West
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Communities and Local Government
- Innovation and Skills
- Departmental Marketing
- Income Tax: Tax Rates and Bands
- Police: Finance
- Olympic Games 2012: Facilities
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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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 76.81% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 26 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to Trant Construction Ltd, Rushington, Southampton SO40 9LT. I receive £10,000 quarterly for 10 hours work per month. (Registered 27 June 2011)
£10,000 received on 26 September 2012 for 3 months work. (Registered 6 November 2012)
8. Land and Property
House in Southampton, from which rental income is received. (No rental income was received in the period 28 February-1 September 2012) (Updated 6 November 2012)
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