Richard Burden

MP, Birmingham, Northfield

Birmingham, Northfield Labour

A selection of Richard Burden's votes

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  • Voted moderately against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details

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Richard Burden never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Birmingham, Northfield

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Transport
  • International Development
  • Health
  • Department for Transport
  • Israel
  • Middle East
  • Occupied Territories
  • Telephone Services
  • Bahrain

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, West Midlands Regional Select Committee (12 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, West Midlands Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 12 Mar 2009)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Mar 2008 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, International Development Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 200 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 75.68% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 457 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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