Alistair Burt

MP, North East Bedfordshire

North East Bedfordshire Conservative

Alistair Burt’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Alistair Burt’s votes.

  • Generally voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Alistair Burt never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Visual Impairment: Medical Treatments 4 Feb 2016

    It is for local National Health Service commissioners to make decisions on whether to fund new treatments, taking into account the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance, available evidence and individual patient’s clinical circumstances. NICE issued interventional procedures guidance on the insertion of a subretinal prosthesis system for retinitis...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Records: Databases 4 Feb 2016

    The Department does not collect information on the time taken to transfer documents between general practitioner (GP) surgeries. The GP contract requires GP practices to use the electronic facility known as “GP2GP” for the safe and effective transfer of any computerised patient records where they have access to this system. As at end September 2015, 97.2% of GP practices were...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Records: Databases 4 Feb 2016

    We do not have any record of discussions that have taken place between the Secretary of State for Health and the devolved administrations on the speed and efficiency of transfer of patient records between administrations. However, we are aware that Wales has been conducting a pilot of the GP2GP system, which enables patient records to be electronically transferred between one practice and...

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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 36 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — 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 88.95% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 155 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alistair Burt’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 990 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Until 13 May 2015, non-executive director of President Energy PLC, 17 Hanover Square, London W1S 1BN, an independent, international oil and gas exploration and production company. Expected annual remuneration of £20,000 for approximately 12 days a year. (Updated 9 July 2015) (Registered 12 March 2015)
28 February 2015, £1,666.67 received. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 12 March 2015)
31 March 2015, £1,666.67 received. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 28 May 2015)
30 April 2015, £1,666.67 received. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 28 May 2015)
Payments from PLLG Investors Advisors Ltd, 1200 Century Way, Thorpe Business Park, Leeds LS15 8ZA:
£1,666.66 received on 14 November 2014, for consulting services. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 01 December 2014)
£1,666.66 received on 2 December 2014, for consulting services. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 18 December 2014)
£1,666.66 received on 11 February 2015, for consulting services. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 12 February 2015)
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:
£1,558.85 received on 18 November 2014 for October 2014. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 01 December 2014)
£1,530.17 received on 23 December 2014 for November 2014. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 22 January 2015)
£1,267.67 received on 14 January 2015 for December 2014. Hours: 15 hrs. (Registered 22 January 2015)
28 November 2014, £2,534 received from Global Partners Governance Practice Ltd, Development House, 56-64 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LT, for consulting on their Foreign Office contract to provide mentoring and support services to Parliamentarians and their staff in the Middle East. Hours: 37 hrs during 5-9 November 2014. (Registered 01 December 2014)
1 May 2015, £2,500 received from Global Partners Governance Practice Ltd, Development House, 56-64 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LT, in respect of their Foreign Office contract to provide mentoring and support services to Parliamentarians and their staff in the Middle East and North Africa. Payment relates to UAE trip and preparation February/March 2015 Hours: 40 hrs. (Registered 28 May 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: BPP Holdings Ltd
Address of donor: 8th Floor, BPP House, Aldine Place, 142-144 Uxbridge Road, London SW1P 4DP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: company, registration 01245604

(Registered 10 February 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
Address of donor: Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): cost of travel and accommodation for myself and spouse; £7,000

Destination of visit: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Date of visit: 13-16 November 2014

Purpose of visit: attendance at the Sir BaniYas Forum 2014 at the invitation of MOFA.

(Registered 01 December 2014)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bahrain
Address of donor: PO box 547, Government Avenue, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and transport; £2,600

Destination of visit: Manama, Bahrain

Date of visit: 4-8 December 2014

Purpose of visit: to participate in the IISS Manama Dialogue.

(Registered 18 December 2014)
Name of donor: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
Address of donor: Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): cost of travel and accommodation for myself and spouse; value £8,000

Destination of visit: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Date of visit: 12 – 15 November 2015

Purpose of visit: attendance at the Sir Bani Yas Forum 2015 at the invitation of MOFA.

(Registered 01 December 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Eve Burt, as Office Manager

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