Simon Burton

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Simon Burton was appointed as special adviser for the Department for Transport to Patrick McLoughlin in May 2014. [1]


From April 2013 until May 2014 Burton was part of the policy and briefing team at Post Office. Before this he was a political adviser to the Conservative Party for two years. [2]

From 2009 Burton was a constituency organiser at the Huntingdon Conservative Association for two years. Before this, he was a constituency assistant for the office of Jonathan Djanogly MP from September 2007 until October 2009. [2]


Burton studied at the University of Hull where he undertook a Master of Arts in Legislative Studies (2006 until 2008) and a Bachelor of Arts in Politics (2006). [2]


  1. HM Government July 2014, Dods Monitoring, accessed 22 September 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Simon Burton LinkedIn profile, accessed 22 September 2014.