Conor Burns

MP, Bournemouth West

Bournemouth West Conservative

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How Conor Burns voted
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  • Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Conor Burns occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 18 Dec 2014

    Could we find time before Dissolution for a debate on the impact— the positive impact—of the Government’s academies programme? In that connection, will my right hon. Friend join me in congratulating Jackie Steel, the principal of Bourne academy in my constituency, who retires this week and who has transformed that school and the prospects for its young children?
  • Recall of MPs Bill: New Clause 2 — Recall condition: method of petitioning an election court 24 Nov 2014

    My hon. Friend will see that sometimes when the courts come to sentence someone who is brought before them for an offence committed many years previously, they are obliged to look at the sentencing guidelines that applied at the time of the offence. The case he is making is absolutely right: we cannot have retrospective cases such as this.
  • Business of the House: Sale of Park Homes 30 Oct 2014

    I was delighted to support my right hon. Friend’s application for this debate. She knows that there are a number of park homes in the north of my constituency. I thoroughly endorse all the points she is making. Put simply, she is sensibly and correctly asking for a review—a very modest request—and I have noticed the shadow Secretary of State, the right hon. Member for Leeds...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Administration Committee
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

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 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 73.91% 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") 36 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 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 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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