Conor Burns

MP, Bournemouth West

Bournemouth West Conservative

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How Conor Burns voted
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  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails

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Conor Burns occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Petitions: Navitus Bay Wind Farm 9 Jul 2014

    It is a pleasure to rise to address the House in this Adjournment debate. It is four years and two weeks since I stood in exactly the same place and made my maiden speech, which was in an Adjournment debate on student visas. I was pleased on that occasion to make significant progress with the Government afterwards. I hope that the same will be the case today. The Department for Culture, Media...
  • Petitions: Navitus Bay Wind Farm 9 Jul 2014

    I entirely agree with my hon. Friend and I salute his dogged determination in opposing this plan and, indeed, that of my hon. Friends the Members for Christchurch (Mr Chope) and for South Dorset (Richard Drax), who are sitting behind me. My hon. Friend the Member for Bournemouth East (Mr Ellwood) would be present, except that he is on manoeuvres on Salisbury plain as part of his Territorial...
  • Petitions: Navitus Bay Wind Farm 9 Jul 2014

    I entirely agree with my hon. Friend. The development company was given a vast area to put the wind farm and my hon. Friend will remember that in our initial meetings with its representatives, we told them that we would not oppose it if it was not visible from the shore, if its visual impact did not deter visitors and if it did not damage the world heritage site. All the company had to do was...

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Conservative MP for Bournemouth West

Entered 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, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 75.11% 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 19–20 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") 30 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 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)
£10,000 received on 27 March 2014 for 3 months work. (Registered 4 April 2014)
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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