Simon Burns MP Chelmsford, Conservative


  • Tel 020 7219 6811

  • Email:

  • Website: Simon Burns website

  • Constituency address

    c/o Chelsmford Conservative Association, 88 Rectory Lane, Chelmsford CM1 1RF United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Simon Burns

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    PPS: to Timothy Eggar as Minister of State at Departments of: Employment 1989-90, Education and Science 1990-92, Trade and Industry 1992-93, to Gillian Shephard as Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1993-94; Assistant Government Whip 1994-95; Government Whip 1995-96; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health 1996-97; Opposition Spokesperson for: Social Security 1997-1998, Environment, Transport and the Regions (Planning, Housing and Construction) 1998-99, Health 2001-05; Shadow Minister for: Health and Education 2001-04, Health 2004-05; Opposition Whip 2005-10; Minister of State: for Health, Department of Health 2010-12, Department for Transport 2012-13; Contested Deputy Speaker election 2013.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Alyn and Deeside 1983 general election. Member for Chelmsford 1987-97, for Chelmsford West 1997-2010, for Chelmsford since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

  • Countries of interest

  • International bodies

    Member, UK Delegation, Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly 2014-.

Election record for Chelmsford, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Conservative 46.14%
Liberal Democrat 36.79%
Labour 10.95%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Burns, Simon Conservative 25,207 46.14
Robinson, Stephen Liberal Democrat 20,097 36.79
Dixon, Peter Labour 5,980 10.95
Wedon, Kenneth UK Independence Party 1,527 2.8
Bateman, Michael British National Party 899 1.65
Thomson, Angela Green 476 0.88
Breed, Claire Eng Dem 254 0.47
Sherman, Ben Beer 153 0.29
Majority 5,110 votes
Electorate 77,525
Turnout (54,635) 70.47%

Registered interests

Overseas visits: 4-11 April 2009 to China as a guest of the Chinese Association of Friendship and Understanding. Accommodation and food paid for by the Association and flight sponsored by Mr Maurice Bennett; businessman, London. (Registered 13 April 2009) 2-6 May 2009, to Qatar to attend the 9th Conference of Democracy and Security. Flights and accommodation paid for by the Government of Qatar. (Registered 7 May 2009)

Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests: Honorary Parliamentary Member of the Advisory Group on the World of Possibilities campaign; a joint initiative of Benjamin Franklin House and the Benjamin Franklin House Foundation (unremunerated) (August 2008-June 2009).

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