Voting Record — Simon Burns MP, Chelmsford (10079)

Note: our records only go back to 1997 for the Commons and 2001 for the Lords (more details).

FromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
8 May 2015 still in office Con 0 votes out of 416, 0.0% 416 votes out of 467, 89.1% 0 times
6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 6 votes out of 988, 0.6% 988 votes out of 1239, 79.7% 0 times

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Interesting Votes

Votes in parliament for which this MP's vote differed from the majority vote of their party (Rebel), or in which this MP was a teller (Teller), or both (Rebel Teller).

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HouseDateSubjectSimon BurnsCon VoteRôle
no rebellions, never teller
HouseDateSubjectSimon BurnsCon VoteRôle
Commons3 Feb 2015Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015 minorityaye Rebel
Commons13 May 2014Prohibition of Unpaid Internships Majorityno Rebel
4 Oct 2013Stopped being The Minister of State, Department for Transport,
6 Sep 2012Became The Minister of State, Department for Transport,
6 Sep 2012Stopped being The Minister of State, Department of Health,
Commons11 Jul 2012Thursdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012Sitting Times of the House of Commons on Tuesdays Majorityno Rebel
Commons11 Jul 2012House of Commons Sitting Start Time on Tuesdays Majorityaye Rebel
Commons9 Sep 2011Legislation (Territorial Extent) Bill — Third Reading — Impact of Bills on Each Part of the United Kingdom Majorityaye Rebel
13 May 2010Became The Minister of State, Department of Health,
6 May 2010Stopped being Opposition Whip (Commons),
30 Mar 2009Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
6 Nov 2006Became Member, Administration Committee
9 May 2006Stopped being Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee
19 Dec 2005Became Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee
10 Dec 2005Became Opposition Whip (Commons),
10 Dec 2005Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Health Committee
11 May 2001Stopped being Member, Public Accounts Committee
1 Jan 2001Became Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
7 Nov 2000Became Member, Public Accounts Committee
5 Jul 1999Became Member, Health Committee
1 Jan 1999Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government),
1 Jan 1998Became Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government),
1 Jan 1998Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills),
2 May 1997Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health),
1 Jan 1997Became Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills),
23 Jul 1996Became Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health),
23 Jul 1996Stopped being The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury,
8 Jul 1995Became The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury,
7 Jul 1995Stopped being Assistant Whip (HM Treasury),
20 Jul 1994Became Assistant Whip (HM Treasury),

Policy Comparisons

This chart shows the percentage agreement between this MP and each of the policies in the database, according to their voting record.

AgreementPolicy
87% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
50% Action to prevent domestic violence
16% Additional Rate of Income Tax - Increase
72% Against On-Shore Wind Turbines
0% Assisted Dying
70% Asylum System - More strict
100% Balance the Budget Without Borrowing
0% Ban fox hunting
12% Bankers' Bonus Tax
76% Business and community control of schools: For
100% Cap or Reduce Civil Service Redundancy Payments
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
87% Coalition Programme for Government - For
1% Control Orders
50% Corporal punishment of children - Against
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
50% Do more to help refugees inclding children
90% Employee Shareholder Status
100% Encourage and incentivise saving
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
0% Energy Prices - More Affordable
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
95% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
36% European Union - For
88% Excess Bedroom Benefit Penalty for Social Tenants
100% Extend Right to Buy to Housing Associations
87% Fixed Term Parliaments
11% For the UK to Remain a Member of the EU
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
0% Fox hunting - Ban
68% Freedom of Information Bill 2000 - Strengthen
27% Fully Elected House of Lords
6% Further Devolution to Scotland
9% Further devolution to Wales
48% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
72% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
60% Higher taxes on banks
100% Hold a UK referendum on Lisbon EU Treaty
42% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% HS2 - In Favour
33% Human Rights and Equality
19% Identity cards - For introduction
100% In Favour of Mass Surveillance
40% Incentivise Low Carbon Electricity Generation
33% Incentivise membership of press regulator
100% Increase Air Passenger Duty
96% Increase the income tax - tax free allowance
89% Increase VAT
17% Inheritance Tax
99% Iraq 2003 - For the invasion
71% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
54% Lower taxes on petrol & diesel for motor vehicles
100% Make High Earners Pay Market Rent for Council Home
30% Make it easier to trigger a new election for an MP
0% Mansion Tax
89% Mass Retention of Communications Data
47% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
100% Merge Police and Fire under Police & Crime Cmmr
83% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
1% Ministers Can Intervene in Coroners' Inquests
19% Minumum Wage
0% More funds for social care
7% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
32% More powers for local councils
35% No detention without charge or trial
0% No Polls Clash With MP Election System Referendum
57% Nuclear power - For
1% Parliamentary scrutiny - Reduce
17% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Phase out of Tenancies for Life
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
1% Post office - in favour of Government policy
99% Post office closures - against
0% Prevent abuse of zero hours contracts
100% Privatise Royal Mail
50% Promote Occupational Pensions
19% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
54% Protesting near Parliament - Unrestricted
16% Public Ownership of Railways
0% Rail Fares - Lower
84% Recreational drugs - Against legalization
86% Reduce capital gains tax
92% Reduce central funding for local government
97% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
94% Reduce the rate of Corporation Tax
85% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
70% Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU - For
96% Referendums for Directly Elected City Mayors
71% Register of Lobbyists
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
17% Remove Hereditary Peers from the House of Lords
100% Replace Higher Education Grants with Loans
25% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
96% Restrict 3rd party campaigners during elections
94% Restrict Scope of Legal Aid
0% Retain funds from council house sales locally
100% Retention of Business Rates by Local Government
12% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
2% Right to strike
61% Same Sex Marriage - for
94% Schools - Greater Autonomy
100% Sell England's Public Forests
53% Smoking ban - In favour
32% State control of bus services
36% Stop climate change
1% Stronger Military Covenant
60% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
25% Teach children about drugs, sexuality and health
94% Termination of pregnancy - against
19% Terrorism laws - For
100% The UK should not ratify the Lisbon Treaty
100% Tougher on illegal immigration
100% Trade Union Regulation
54% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
24% Transparency of Parliament
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
93% University education fees - Should be free
42% University Tuition Fees - For
88% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
16% Voting age - Reduce to 16
17% War - Parliamentary authority not necessary
0% Welfare benefits ought rise in line with prices

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