Conor Burns

MP, Bournemouth West

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Bournemouth West Conservative

Conor Burns’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Conor Burns sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Conor Burns consistently voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Conor Burns has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Industrial Strategy 27 Nov 2017

    I commend my right hon. Friend’s statement. Many of us know how hard he has worked on the strategy, and how widely he has engaged. I invite him to use this opportunity to reaffirm the central role of Britain’s universities in future growth and technological advance. I invite him to visit my constituency and see what Bournemouth University has done to create an incredible new tech...
  • Higher Education (England) Regulations 13 Sep 2017

    It is a genuine pleasure to follow the maiden speech of the hon. Member for Birmingham, Edgbaston (Preet Kaur Gill). Many Members in this House will have incredibly fond memories of her predecessor, who was not only a lady of incredible principle, but a lady with an irrepressible and irreverent sense of fun. She will be greatly missed on both sides of the House. The hon. Lady said her...
  • Higher Education (England) Regulations 13 Sep 2017

    My hon. Friend has pre-empted what I was about to come on to. There was a lot of shouting going on when the students heard that the Labour party was going to get rid of their debts, abolish their fees, and deal with historical debt. Let me quote what a Labour candidate—a Member in the current and previous Parliaments—said to camera. The hon. Member for Bradford East (Imran...

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Conservative MP for Bournemouth West

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Conor Burns campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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
  • Local Government Finance

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration Committee (10 Mar 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (29 Oct 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Conor Burns’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 92.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — 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") 55 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Nov 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Consultant to Trant Engineering Ltd, formerly Trant Construction Ltd, Rushington, Southampton SO40 9LT. Until further notice, I receive £10,000 quarterly for 10 hours work per month. (Registered 27 June 2011; updated 14 July 2015 and 12 October 2015)
Until 31 July 2017, Consultant to Quantum Group Ltd, 170 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 9RL. I received £6,250 quarterly for 6 hours work per month. (Registered 14 December 2015; updated 03 October 2016 and 06 September 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain
Address of donor: 30 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flight costing £2,000 and accommodation costing £800; a value of £2,800 in total

Destination of visit: Bahrain

Dates of visit: 16-20 February 2017

Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit as Chairman of the APPG on Bahrain.

(Registered 02 May 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Southampton: (i). (Updated 6 November 2012)

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