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Conor Burns

Conservative - Bournemouth West

Minister of State (Northern Ireland Office)

(since September 2021)
Minister of State (Department for International Trade)
25th Jul 2019 - 4th May 2020
Administration Committee
10th Mar 2014 - 30th Mar 2015
Culture, Media and Sport Committee
29th Oct 2012 - 30th Mar 2015
Education Committee
12th Jul 2010 - 2nd Nov 2010

Department Event
Wednesday 22nd June 2022
Northern Ireland Office
Oral questions - Main Chamber
22 Jun 2022, 11:30 a.m.
Northern Ireland
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Division Votes
Tuesday 17th May 2022
Tackling Short-term and Long-term Cost of Living Increases
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 296 Conservative No votes vs 0 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 248 Noes - 310
Wednesday 27th April 2022
Oral Answers to Questions
I can assure the hon. Gentleman that my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State and I, and the whole …
Written Answers
Friday 20th November 2020
Asylum: Dorset
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers in the initial stage of assessment …
Early Day Motions
None available
None available
MP Financial Interests
Monday 22nd June 2020
1. Employment and earnings
From 1 February 2019 to 26 July 2019, consultant to The Affordable Housing and Healthcare Group, 170 Charminster Road, Bournemouth …
EDM signed
Thursday 11th April 2019
Exiting the European Union
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Exit Day) (Amendment) …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Conor Burns has voted in 383 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Stephen Farry (Alliance)
(4 debate interactions)
Ian Paisley (Democratic Unionist Party)
Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government)
(4 debate interactions)
Rosie Winterton (Labour)
(4 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Northern Ireland Office
(50 debate contributions)
Department for International Trade
(35 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(22 debate contributions)
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Bournemouth West Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petitions with highest Bournemouth West signature proportion
Petitions with most Bournemouth West signatures
Conor Burns has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by Conor Burns

11th April 2019
Conor Burns signed this EDM on Thursday 11th April 2019

Exiting the European Union

Tabled by: William Cash (Conservative - Stone)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Exit Day) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 (S.I., 2019, No. 859), dated 11 April 2019, a copy of which was laid before this House on 11 April 2019, be annulled.
82 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Apr 2019)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 73
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
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Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Conor Burns, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.

Conor Burns has not been granted any Urgent Questions

1 Adjournment Debate led by Conor Burns

Thursday 15th April 2021

Conor Burns has not introduced any legislation before Parliament

Conor Burns has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting

1 Written Question in the current parliament

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Written Questions can be tabled by MPs and Lords to request specific information information on the work, policy and activities of a Government Department
9th Nov 2020
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many asylum seekers in the initial stage of assessment were housed in hotel accommodation in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole council area on (a) 1 July 2020, (b) 1 August 2020, (c) 1 September 2020 and (d) 1 October 2020.

The number of asylum seekers accommodated in each local authority can be found at

This includes the numbers of those accommodated under Section 98, Section 95 and Section 4.

Data is published on a quarterly basis from 31st March 2014 with the latest information covering until 30th June 2020. The next quarterly figures are due to be released in November 2020

Chris Philp
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)