A selection of David Burrowes's votes
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Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, between 2012–2014
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2007–2016
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2013–2016
Consistently voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 14 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017
Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
19 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2015
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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to appeal to the Government of Burma on the (a) release of Lahpi Gam on medical grounds and (b) medical care required by that prisoner.
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to equalise the assessment and enforcement of child maintenance arrangements of children of self-employed parents with that of children of other employed parents; and for connected purposes. I welcome the great interest and attendance of hon. Members for my Bill, but I feel somewhat like the filler in the Prime Minister’s sandwich. I...
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Former Conservative MP for Enfield, Southgate
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election
Topics of interest
David Burrowes campaigned to leave the European Union
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Office
- Youth Custody
- Prisons: Drugs
- Young Offenders
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (23 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Justice) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (2 May 2007 to 8 Aug 2007)
- Member, Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee) (17 May 2006 to 25 Jul 2006)
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (19 Dec 2005 to 9 May 2006)
- Member, Public Administration Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 77 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all David Burrowes’s speeches
- Has received answers to 48 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 85.44% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 21 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 158 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 440 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
Consultant to Shepherd Harris and Co as a solicitor specialising in criminal law. Address: 96 Silver Street, Enfield, Middlesex.
Payments for telephone standby police station duty. These typically involve a weekend on standby and up to 30 mins work:
Payments for court duty:
30 August 2016, received £55.15 for being a court duty solicitor on 18 April 2016
. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 September 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: CARE
Address of donor: 53 Romney Street, London SW1P 3RF
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: services of a voluntary intern, for 4 days a week between October 2016
and July 2017
, who will receive a bursary of £650 per calendar month as a member of CARE’s educational Leadership Programme, total £6,500.
Date of receipt: 10 October 2016
Date of acceptance: 10 October 2016
Donor status: charity, registration 1066963
(Registered 28 September 2016)
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