Alistair Burt

MP, North East Bedfordshire

North East Bedfordshire Conservative

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How Alistair Burt voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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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 18 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 51.23% 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") 876 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 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)
£1,666.66 received on 3 October 2014, for consulting services. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 16 October 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)
£1,535.47 received on 14 October 2014 for September 2014. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 16 October 2014)
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: Conservative Voice
(a) Address of donor: Winslow House, Ashurst Park, Church Lane, Sunninghill, Ascot SL5 7ED
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000
(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 28 October 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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