Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Richard Burden voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted moderately for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted strongly for the hunting banDetails
- Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly for allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
The Minister will know that one sector in which exports are great for Britain is the motorsport sector. That is to be applauded. However, does he share my concern that some of the exporting that appears to be going on is the exporting of jobs? That is what is happening at Dunlop Motorsport in Birmingham. It seems to be exporting some jobs abroad, when it has been offered alternative sites in...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects to publish his Department's cycling delivery plan.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects to publish his Department's review of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions.
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Labour MP for Birmingham, Northfield
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Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- International Development
- Work and Pensions
- Middle East
- Occupied Territories
- Telephone Services
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Chairman, West Midlands Regional Select Committee (13 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, West Midlands Regional Select Committee (4 Mar 2009 to 13 Mar 2009)
- Member, Committee on Arms Export Controls (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
- Member, International Development Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Trade & Industry Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 267 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 64.11% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below 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") 414 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK
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, 30 June 2013, value £980.
Date of receipt of donation: 30 June 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 30 June 2013
Donor status: company, registration number 1344829
(Registered 23 July 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Sir Joseph Hotung Programme
Address of donor: School of Oriental and African Studies, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): costs of visit; £1,175
Date of visit: 9-13 December 2013
(Registered 18 December 2013)
8 April 2013, I received two passes to Paddock/Grid areas of BTCC
rounds in 2013 from British Touring Car Championship
(BTCC) Administration, 17 White House Grove, Elvington, York YO41 4AL. (Registered 30 April 2013)
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