A selection of Aidan Burley's votes
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Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2012
Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
4 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2010–2013
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
9 votes for, 0 votes against, 8 absences, between 2012–2014
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
19 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2010–2013
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2012
We have lots more plain English analysis of Aidan Burley’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Aidan Burley’s full vote analysis page for more.
In the short time available, I want to take the opportunity to thank all the people who have made standing here, in this cockpit of the nation, possible for a humble lad from Birmingham. First and foremost, I thank my family, without whom I would never have inherited my interest in politics, let alone the confidence to pursue it. I think that interest stems from my great grandmother, Nora...
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will take steps to expedite the process for the licensing of Cannock Radio radio station in Cannock Chase constituency.
Next Monday, a seemingly minor amendment to the Road Traffic Acts—[Interruption.]
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Former Conservative MP for Cannock Chase
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
- Communities and Local Government
- Work and Pensions
- Home Department
- Innovation and Skills
- Audit Commission: Expenditure
- Business: Staffordshire
- Audit Commission: Conferences
- Travellers: Caravan Sites
- Schools: Governing Bodies
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (29 Oct 2012 to 10 Jun 2013)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 14 Feb 2011)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Aidan Burley’s speeches
- Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 72.40% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
- 47 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 77 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK
Address of donor: PO
Box 525, Winterstoke road, Bristol BS99 1LQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for the men’s final at Wimbledon on 6 July 2014
, and associated hospitality; total value abut £1,600
Date of receipt of donation: 6 July 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 6 July 2014
Donor status: company, 1860181
(Registered 15 July 2014)
8. Land and Property
Joint owner (with my father) of a leasehold flat in London, from which rental income is received. (Registered 13 June 2011)
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