Alistair Burt

MP, North East Bedfordshire

North East Bedfordshire Conservative

Alistair Burt’s voting in Parliament

Alistair Burt is a Conservative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

This is a selection of Alistair Burt’s votes.

  • Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Alistair Burt’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Alistair Burt’s full vote analysis page for more.

Alistair Burt never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Dental Services 23 Jul 2015

    The National Health Service does not collect information about registration and so this is not available.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Dental Services 23 Jul 2015

    Information is not available on the number of patients who have not seen a dentist in the last two years because the Department does not collect information on private dental treatment.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Community Care 22 Jul 2015

    The consultation No voice unheard, no right ignored closed on 29 May and received 468 responses, including a substantial number from service users and carers. The Department will set out its response and next steps in the autumn. However, a number of proposals to amend police powers under the Mental Health Act 1983 will be taken forward as part of the Policing Bill later this year.

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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 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 36 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 96.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 18 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.
  • 147 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alistair Burt’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 908 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.

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