Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How Alistair Burt voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted moderately for a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted very strongly against the hunting banDetails
- Voted moderately against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted moderately for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
I, too, congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine (Sir Robert Smith) on introducing the debate and giving the House an opportunity to discuss this matter. As the House knows, for two years I had the privilege of being the Minister responsible for Afghanistan in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. I pay tribute to all those I worked with at the time who...
My hon. Friend is absolutely right, and I could name a number of different organisations—I will mention one in a moment. Men and women are going out from this country to do extraordinary work with people in Afghanistan and to support the bravery of women and others there who are working for change. I remember on my first visit to Afghanistan meeting a group of women civil society...
I am more than well aware of the efforts the UK has made over the years to give Sri Lanka every opportunity to make good the President’s responses on seeking reconciliation and justice through a reasonable examination of the war crimes issue. I welcome the fact that there is a sense that time has run out for those efforts, but how can my right hon. Friend convey to Sri Lanka that it is...
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Conservative MP for North East Bedfordshire
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Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Education and Skills
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Individual Learning Accounts
- Yarl's Wood
- Departmental Correspondence
- Yarl's Wood Detention Centre
- Asylum Seekers
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 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 48.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 16 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") 863 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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Last updated: 24 Feb 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
Date of visit: 6-9 December 2013
(Registered 23 January 2014)
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