Richard Burden

MP, Birmingham, Northfield

Birmingham, Northfield Labour

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted moderately against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details

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Richard Burden

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Labour MP for Birmingham, Northfield

Entered House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Transport
  • International Development
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • 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 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 195 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.
  • 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") 453 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(a) Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 9 April 2014)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
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, 6 July 2014, value £980.  
Date of receipt of donation: 6 July 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 6 July 2014
Donor status: company, registration 1344829
(Registered 21 July 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
27 April 2014, I received two passes to Paddock/Grid areas of BTCC rounds in 2014 from British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) Administration, 17 White House Grove, Elvington, York YO41 4AL. (Registered 10 April 2014)

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