Alistair Burt

MP, North East Bedfordshire

North East Bedfordshire Conservative

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Alistair Burt hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL 26 Sep 2014

    As we get through the debate, we start to say a number of similar things. Before I say the three things that I wanted to say, two things are pertinent. First, most of us approach this debate with a sense of humility bearing in mind the history of Iraq and what has happened there. Secondly, as recent speeches have shown, there are layers of complexity; we should approach simplistic answers...
  • Business of the House: Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL 26 Sep 2014

    I entirely agree. ISIL’s barbarity is what has brought us here today, as well as the recognition that something longer-term is needed beyond force. That brings me to my second point. In the past few weeks, I have travelled to both Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates. None of us should underestimate the importance of those Islamic states’ having joined against this terrorist...
  • Business of the House: Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL 26 Sep 2014

    I shall not respond to the hon. Gentleman’s second point. There is an issue relating to the settling of wider grievances, and that is one of the layers of the complexity to which I referred earlier. However, his first point was absolutely right. The unequivocal response of the Islamic community in the United Kingdom to what we have seen in recent months has also been one of the most...

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Conservative MP for North East Bedfordshire

Entered 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

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (17 May 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Administration Committee (31 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Selection Committee (20 Aug 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Assistant Chief Whip, Whips (4 Jun 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Deputy Chairman (Development), The Conservative Party (4 Jun 2008 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Deputy Chairman (Local Government), The Conservative Party (27 Jul 2007 to 4 Jun 2008)
  • Shadow Minister, Communities and Local Government (6 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government), Communities and Local Government (18 Jan 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (16 Dec 2005 to 18 Jan 2006)
  • Shadow Minister, Local Government Affairs & Communities (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee Committee (to 11 Jun 2004)
  • Parliamentary Private Secretaries To Leader of the Opposition (10 May 2004 to 20 May 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below 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 50.54% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 17 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") 875 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from PLLG Investors Advisors Ltd, 1200 Century Way, Thorpe Business Park, Leeds LS15 8ZA:
£3,333.32 received for consulting services. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 17 March 2014)
£1,666.66 received on 2 April 2014, for consulting services. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 14 April 2014)
£1,666.66 received on 12 May 2014, for consulting services. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 14 May 2014)
£1,666.66 received on 10 June 2014, for consulting services. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 16 June 2014)
£1,666.66 received on 9 July 2014, for consulting services. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 15 July 2014)
£1,666.66 received on 12 August 2014, for consulting services. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 2 September 2014)
£1,666.66 received on 9 September 2014, for consulting services. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 11 September 2014)
Payments from Global GSA Group BV, Columbus Building, Folkstoneweg 34, 1118 LM Schiphol, The Netherlands for advising and supporting on business development in the Middle East through conference and travelling:
£3,084.36 received for May-June 2014. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 1 August 2014)
£3,123.25 received on 8 September 2014 for July-August 2014. Hours: 30 hrs. (Registered 11 September 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Bahraini Inter-Parliamentary Union
Address of donor: Bahrain IPU, Natiional Assemlby, PO Box 54040, Manama
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights to and from Bahrain; £3,040
Destination of visit: Manama, Bahrain
Date of visit: 6-9 December 2013
Purpose of visit: delegation of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Bahrain to the Manama Dialogue
(Registered 23 January 2014)
Address of donor: c/o Lower Ground Floor, 23 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6LB
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): costs of travel and accommodation, £3,000
Destination of visit: Iraqi Kurdistan
Date of visit: 15-19 February 2014
Purpose of visit: Kurdistan Region in Iraq APPG fact-finding trip to Erbil and Balisa village to meet ministers, civil society organizations and others.
(Registered 17 March 2014)
Name of donor: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
Address of donor: MOFA, Dubai, UAE
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): cost of travel and accommodation for myself and spouse, £7,000
Destination of visit: UAE
Date of visit: 21-24 February 2014
Purpose of visit: meetings and visits as Chair of the APPG UAE
(Registered 17 March 2014)
Name of donor: The Doha Forum
Address of donor: c/o Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Doha, Qatar
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Travel and accommodation to an approximate value of £4,000.
Destination of visit: Doha, Qatar
Date of visit: 11-14 May 2014
Purpose of visit: Speaker at the Doha Forum on Economic Prospects for the Middle East.
(Registered 16 June 2014)
Name of donor: Markham Services Ltd
Address of donor: 10 Markham Close, Borehamwood WD6 4PQ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights to Oman and UAE at a value of £5,000
Destination of visit: Oman and UAE
Date of visit: 25-30 May 2014
Purpose of visit: business and political meetings with representatives of the respective foreign ministries.
(Registered 27 June 2014)
Address of donor: El Sherouk City, Suez Desert Road, Cairo 11837 - P.O. Box 43
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £3,300
Destination of visit: Cairo, Egypt
Date of visit: 13-16 June 2014
Purpose of visit: to meet the new President, government ministers, religious leaders, British Council, IPU and representatives of civil society and discuss developments in the run up to parliamentary elections.
(Registered 15 July 2014)

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