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 colleagues, such as:
Richard Burden generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
Richard Burden generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
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Richard Burden occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what her objectives are for the UN Climate Change Summit in Paris relating to (a) emissions and (b) monitoring emissions performance against targets set.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 19 November 2015 to Question 15363, what assessments she has made of the capacity of traffic police to enforce fixed-penalty notices for the traffic offences relating to use of mobile telephones.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 19 November 2015 to Question 15363, how many drivers incurred a fixed-penalty charge for using a mobile telephone at the wheel in each of the last five years.
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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
- Department for Transport
- International Development
- Middle East
- Occupied Territories
- Telephone Services
- Highways Agency
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Transport) (since 7 Oct 2013)
Other offices held in the past
- 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)
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- Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 218 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 73.48% 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.
- 94 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Richard Burden’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 470 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 9 Nov 2015.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 05 June 2015
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: The British Automobile Racing Club
Address of donor: 17 White House Grove, Elvington, York YO41 4AL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two passes to paddock areas of British Touring Car Championship 2015 rounds. two passes to paddock areas of British Touring Car Championship 2015 rounds. The value of these passes on the open market is approx. £800.
Date received: 19 April 2015
Date accepted: 19 April 2015
Donor status: company, registration 05246427
(Registered 22 May 2015
Name of donor: Motor Sports Association
Address of donor: Riverside Park, Colnbrook SL3 0HG
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two passes and hospitality for British Grand Prix
at Silverstone, 5 July 2015
, value £1,088.
Date of receipt of donation: 5 July 2015
Date of acceptance of donation: 5 July 2015
Donor status: company, registration 1344829
(Registered 20 July 2015)
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