Richard Burden

MP, Birmingham, Northfield

Birmingham, Northfield Labour

Richard Burden’s voting in Parliament

Richard Burden is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Richard Burden sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • Richard Burden generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Richard Burden generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Richard Burden never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall 9 Sep 2015

    Funding for West Midlands Police – Richard Burden. Westminster Hall debate; 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Severn Bridges (Tolls) — [Mr James gray in the Chair] 21 Jul 2015

    I think that the Minister may inadvertently have misunderstood my hon. Friend’s question. She was not asking him when the Government will make their final decision; we understand that that will take some time. She was asking for a timetable or road map of the process whereby decisions will be made. Who will be talked to at which stage? Which agenda items will be discussed at which...
  • Severn Bridges (Tolls) — [Mr James gray in the Chair] 21 Jul 2015

    I add my congratulations to those that have been given to my hon. Friend the Member for Newport East (Jessica Morden) on securing this important debate and on her years of tireless campaigning on the issue. The same is true of other hon. Members, some of whom we have heard from today, including the Chair of the Welsh Affairs Committee, the hon. Member for Monmouth (David T. C. Davies), who...

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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
  • Department for Transport
  • Health
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 212 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 67.92% 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.
  • 98 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Richard Burden’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 460 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.

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