David Burrowes

MP, Enfield, Southgate

Enfield, Southgate Conservative

David Burrowes campaigned to leave the European Union

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David Burrowes’s voting in Parliament

David Burrowes is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, David Burrowes sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • David Burrowes generally voted against allowing marriage between two people of same sex, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 20 Oct 2016

    May we have a debate about services for vulnerable women, which I learned yesterday are being cut because they are not gender neutral? Women’s charities made the point to me that the biggest risk factor for domestic violence is being a woman—domestic violence is not gender neutral. Will the Leader of the House and the Government acknowledge that this is an issue not of access to...
  • Exiting the European Union: London 20 Oct 2016

    I am holding a Brexit forum next month with local businesses in my constituency involving interests ranging from information technology to the creative industries, retail and property. What is the Minister’s advice to those local businesses about engaging with Brexit? Is it to embrace the challenges and opportunities presented, or is it to follow the lead of the Opposition that is full...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 12 Oct 2016

    A young man with Asperger’s syndrome awaits extradition to the United States to face charges of computer hacking, and is then likely to kill himself. It sounds familiar, but he is not Gary McKinnon, who was saved by the Prime Minister, but Lauri Love, who faces in effect a death sentence. When the Prime Minister introduced the forum bar to, in her words,

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Conservative MP for Enfield, Southgate

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Justice
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Office
  • Burma
  • Youth Custody
  • Abortion
  • Prisons: Drugs
  • Young Offenders

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

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:
4 January 2016, received £200 comprising two payments of £100 for being on police station duty for the weekends of 25 May 2015 and 30 October 2015. Hours: up to 30 mins per weekend; total 1 hr. (Registered 22 January 2016)
4 January 2016, received £275.75 for being on police station duty for the weekend of 16 November 2015. Hours: 5 hrs. (Registered 22 January 2016)
30 August 2016, received £100 for being on police station duty for the weekend of 27 July 2016. Hours: up to 30 mins. (Registered 16 September 2016)
Payments for court duty:
4 January 2016, received £40, plus travel, for being a court duty solicitor on 1 September 2015. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 22 January 2016)
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(a)
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)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Premier League
Address of donor: 30 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8PL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket for match at Emirates Stadium, and associated hospitality; value £510

Date received: 24 October 2015

Date accepted: 24 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration number 02719699

(Registered 05 November 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: House of Representatives, Cyprus
Address of donor: 1402 Nicosia, Cyprus

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): personal accommodation, and flight and accommodation for my assistant; value £850

Destination of visit: Cyprus

Date of visit: 11-15 November 2015

Purpose of visit: Conservative Friends of Cyprus Delegation to examine the Cyprus Problem.

(Registered 14 December 2015)

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