Alistair Burt

MP, North East Bedfordshire

North East Bedfordshire Conservative

A selection of Alistair Burt's votes

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  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details

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Alistair Burt never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Social Services: Older People 3 Jul 2015

    Through the Care Act 2014, the Department has required local authorities to have measures in place to identify people in their area who would benefit from universal services to help reduce, delay or prevent needs for care and support. This includes needs that may arise from social isolation. The Secretary of State for Health set out in his speech to the Local Government Association on 1...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Waiting Lists 3 Jul 2015

    The data on waiting times to see a general practitioner (GP) in England is not held centrally. The waiting times to see a GP in Wales is a matter for the Welsh Assembly. The Prime Minister’s Access Fund has so far invested 175 million (including 25 million from the 1 billion Infrastructure Fund) in 57 schemes in England covering over 2,500 practices. This means...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Local Government: Health Services 3 Jul 2015

    Empowering local areas and communities to have more influence over the delivery of health and care services is a key part of the Government’s ambitions for locally integrated systems of care that lead to improved health and care outcomes, better experience and more efficient use of local resource. The provisions in the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill will be exercised...

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Conservative MP for North East Bedfordshire

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Bury North

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Individual Learning Accounts
  • Yarl's Wood
  • Departmental Correspondence
  • Yarl's Wood Detention Centre
  • Asylum Seekers

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Department of Health (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (17 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (17 May 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Administration Committee (30 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (25 Feb 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (20 Jan 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Deputy Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (10 May 2005 to 20 Jan 2008)
  • Parliamentary Private Secretaries To Leader of the Opposition (10 May 2004 to 20 May 2005)
  • Member, International Development Committee (18 Nov 2002 to 17 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee (15 Oct 2002 to 16 Dec 2002)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (22 Jul 2002 to 16 Dec 2002)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 4 Mar 2002)
  • Member, International Development Committee (1 Jan 2001 to 12 Nov 2001)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jan 2001 to 1 Dec 2002)
  • Minister (Department of Social Security) (Disabled) (6 Jul 1995 to 2 May 1997)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) (14 Apr 1992 to 6 Jul 1995)

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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 37 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 17 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 904 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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