Voting Record — Simon Burns MP, West Chelmsford (10079)

Simon Burns

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

ConstituencyFromToPartyRebellions (explain...)Attendance (explain...)Teller
Chelmsford 8 May 2015 3 May 2017 Con 0 votes out of 416, 0.0% 416 votes out of 467, 89.1% 0 times
Chelmsford 6 May 2010 30 Mar 2015 Con 6 votes out of 988, 0.6% 988 votes out of 1239, 79.7% 0 times
West Chelmsford 5 May 2005 12 Apr 2010 Con 4 votes out of 921, 0.4% 921 votes out of 1288, 71.5% 14 times
West Chelmsford 7 Jun 2001 11 Apr 2005 Con 2 votes out of 791, 0.3% 791 votes out of 1246, 63.5% 0 times
West Chelmsford 1 May 1997 14 May 2001 Con 3 votes out of 756, 0.4% 756 votes out of 1273, 59.4% 4 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),
HouseDateSubjectSimon BurnsCon VoteRôle
Commons4 Mar 2010Backbench Business Committee tellayeaye Teller
30 Mar 2009Stopped being Member, Administration Committee
Commons28 Jan 2009Heathrow Third Runway — rethink the plans — rejected tellayeaye Teller
Commons22 Oct 2008Point of Order — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [ Lords] (Programme) (No. 2) Majorityno Rebel
Commons25 Jun 2008Planning Bill — Third reading tellnono Teller
Commons14 May 2008Deferred Divisions tellnono Teller
Commons31 Jan 2008Orders of the Day — Clause 1 — Amount to be specified as upper earnings limit: Great Britain tellnono Teller
Commons25 Jun 2007Orders of the Day — New Clause 2 — Principles of good practice for retrospective taxation legislation tellayeaye Teller
Commons1 May 2007Orders of the Day — Clause 67 — Abolition of contributions relief for life assurance premium contributions tellnono Teller
Commons7 Mar 2007House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
Commons27 Feb 2007Orders of the Day — New Clause 9 — Planning: access to information etc. tellayeaye Teller
6 Nov 2006Became Member, Administration Committee
Commons1 Nov 2006Short Speeches minorityaye Rebel
Commons1 Nov 2006Legislative Process (Notice for Amendments in Public Bill Committee) Majorityno Rebel
Commons19 Oct 2006Orders of the Day — Clause 521 — Offences in connection with auditor's report tellayeaye Teller
Commons19 Oct 2006Orders of the Day — Clause 1241 — Power to require information about exercise of voting rights tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Jul 2006Government of Wales Bill (Programme) (No. 3) — Clause 7 — Candidates at general elections tellnono Teller
Commons20 Jun 2006Orders of the Day — New Clause 22 — Mediation pre-child contact order where the safety of the child is not an issue tellnono Teller
Commons19 Apr 2006Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill — Clause 3 — Timing of canvass tellayeaye Teller
Commons29 Mar 2006Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Bill — Timetable tellnono Teller
10 Dec 2005Became Opposition Whip (Commons),
10 Dec 2005Stopped being Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
12 Jul 2005Stopped being Member, Health and Social Care Committee
HouseDateSubjectSimon BurnsCon VoteRôle
Commons26 Jan 2005Modernisation of the House of Commons minorityaye Rebel
Commons4 Feb 2003House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected minorityno Rebel
HouseDateSubjectSimon BurnsCon VoteRôle
11 May 2001Stopped being Member, Public Accounts Committee
Commons1 Mar 2001House of Commons (Removal of Clergy Disqualification) Bill - Removal of disqualification of clergy Majorityaye Rebel
1 Jan 2001Became Shadow Spokesperson (Health),
Commons29 Nov 2000Rewarding Democracy Commission tellnono Teller
7 Nov 2000Became Member, Public Accounts Committee
Commons17 Jul 2000Football (Disorder) Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons13 Jul 2000Football (Disorder) Bill Majorityno Rebel
Commons10 Mar 2000Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill tellayeaye Teller
5 Jul 1999Became Member, Health and Social Care 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 (Social Security),
Commons18 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill - Exemption for national competition shooters tellayeaye Teller
Commons18 Jun 1997Firearms (Amendment) Bill tellnono Teller
2 May 1997Stopped being Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health),
1 May 1997Became Shadow Spokesperson (Social Security),
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.

87% Abortion, Embryology and Euthanasia- Against
100% Academy Schools - for
0% Assisted Dying
70% Asylum System - More strict
0% Ban fox hunting
12% Bankers' Bonus Tax
76% Business and community control of schools: For
50% Civil aviation pollution - For limiting
100% Closed Material Proceedure
87% Coalition Programme for Government - For
50% Crossrail - In favour
75% Cull Badgers
75% Deployment of UK armed forces in Afghanistan
100% End support for some 16-18 yr olds in education
100% English Votes on English Laws etc.
95% Equal Number of Electors Per Constituency - for
36% European Union Integration - For
87% Fixed Term Parliaments
10% Foundation hospitals - In favour
0% Fox hunting - Ban
9% Further devolution to Wales
48% Gambling - Against permissiveness
100% GP Commissioning in the NHS
78% Higher taxes on alcoholic drinks
60% Higher taxes on banks
42% Homosexuality - Equal rights
100% HS2 - In Favour
27% 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
71% Iraq Investigation - Necessary
0% Jobs Guarantee for Long Term Young Unemployed
19% Labour's Terrorism laws - For
0% Limit NHS Foundation Trust Private Patient Income
100% Localise Council Tax Support
0% Mansion Tax
60% Measures to reduce tax avoidance.
83% Military Action against Daesh / ISIL
19% Minumum Wage
7% More Generous Benefits for Ill and Disabled
32% More powers for local councils
42% Openness and Transparency - In Favour
17% Pension auto-enrolment - For
100% Police and Crime Commissioners
50% Promote Occupational Pensions
19% Proportional Representation Voting System - For
16% Public Ownership of Railways
0% Rail Fares - Lower
86% Reduce capital gains tax
92% Reduce central funding for local government
97% Reduce Spending on Welfare Benefits
85% Reducing the number of MPs - for
100% Referendum on Alternative Vote for MP Elections
70% Referendum on UK's EU membership -For -Pre 2016
50% Regulation of Shale Gas Extraction
25% Require Pub Companies to Offer Rent Only Leases
10% Right for EU Citizens in the UK to Stay
2% Right to strike
61% Same Sex Marriage - for
94% Schools - Greater Autonomy
53% Smoking ban - In favour
36% Stop climate change
60% Tax Incentives for Companies Investing in Assets
100% Trade Union Regulation
54% Transexuality - Against legal recognition
100% Trident replacement - In favour
100% Tuition fees - Set Upper Limit at £9,000 per Year
42% University Tuition Fees - For
88% Use of UK Military Forces Overseas
16% Voting age - Reduce to 16

Possible Friends (more...)

Shows which MPs voted most similarly to this one in the 2005-2010, Westminster Parliament. This is measured from 0% agreement (never voted the same) to 100% (always voted the same). Only votes that both MPs attended are counted. This may reveal relationships between MPs that were previously unsuspected. Or it may be nonsense.

98.2% Michael HowardFolkestone and HytheCon
98.1% Keith SimpsonMid NorfolkCon
98.0% Tim YeoSouth SuffolkCon
97.9% Malcolm RifkindKensington and ChelseaCon
97.8% Michael AncramDevizesCon

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