Rt Hon Simon Burns

Simon Burns

Constituency

Chelmsford

Party

Conservative

Address as

Mr Burns

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6811
burnss@parliament.uk

Constituency

Chelmsford Conservative Association, 88 Rectory Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 1RF
Tel: 01245 352872
www.chelmsfordconservatives.com

Biography

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

Parliamentary career

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-

Party groups

1922 Committee: Executive Member 1999, Treasurer 1999-2001

Select committees

Member: Health 1999-05, Public Accounts 2000-01, Armed Forces Bill 2005-06, Administration 2006-09, Selection 2007-08

Political interests

Health

Countries of interest

USA

General Election 2010 - Chelmsford

Name Party Votes %
Burns, Simon Con 25207 46.14%
Robinson, Stephen Lib Dem 20097 36.79%
Dixon, Peter Lab 5980 10.95%
Wedon, Kenneth UKIP 1527 2.8%
Bateman, Michael BNP 899 1.65%
Thomson, Angela Green 476 0.88%
Breed, Claire Eng Dem 254 0.47%
Sherman, Ben Beer 153 0.29%
Result Con Hold (0.07% from Lib Dem to Con)