Rt Hon Simon Burns MP

Rt Hon Simon Burns MP

Constituency

Chelmsford

Party

Conservative

Address as

Mr Burns

Contact details

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6811
Fax: 020 7219 1035
burnss@parliament.uk

Constituency

Constituency address not publicised

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Chelmsford 2010-
Member for West Chelmsford 1997-10
Member for Chelmsford 1987-97
Contested Alyn & Deeside General Election 1983

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Minister of State (Department for Transport) (Rail and Aviation) 2012-13
Minister of State (Department of Health) (Health Services) 2010-12
Opposition Whip (Commons) 2005-10
Shadow Spokesperson (Health) 2001-05
Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) 1998-99
Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) 1997-98
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) 1996-97
Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip) 1995-96
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) 1994-95

Select committees

Post House Date
Administration Committee Commons 2006-09
Armed Forces Bill Committee Commons 2005-06
Public Accounts Committee Commons 2000-01
Health Committee Commons 1999-05

Political interests

Health

Countries of interest

USA

General Election 2010 General Election - Chelmsford

Name Party Votes Share Change
Burns, Simon Con 25207 46.17% 6.7%
Robinson, Stephen LD 20097 36.81% 6.6%
Dixon, Peter Lab 5980 10.95% -16.0%
Wedon, Ken UKIP 1527 2.80% -0.6%
Bateman, Michael BNP 899 1.65%
Thomson, Angela Green 476 0.87%
Tilbrook, Claire Eng Dem 254 0.47%
Sherman, Ben Beer 153 0.28%
Majority 5110 9.36%
Turnout 54593 70.42%
Electorate 77525
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.