Lorely Burt

MP, Solihull

Solihull Liberal Democrat

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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Lorely Burt hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions 9 Sep 2014

    As a former prison assistant governor, I take a great interest in the rehabilitation of ex-offenders, so I am very proud of my constituent, Jason Turner, a former drug addict who is today launching his film, “Making your past pay.” He turned his life around after 22 years of crime and addiction, and the film features Benjamin Zephaniah aiming to show offenders how they can turn...
  • bill presented: Backbench Business — Hospital Car Parking Charges 1 Sep 2014

    On the ability of trusts to make their own concessions, I want to shed a glimmer of light on an example in my own Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. It is possible for relatives to buy 20 visit passes for 10, no matter how long they stay. All they need to do is obtain a signature from the ward sister. There are compassionate ways of treating families who need to make regular and...
  • Bill Presented — Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill 16 Jul 2014

    I have had a lot of involvement with companies that have suffered at the hands of such directors, who subsequently set up again, perhaps by using a pre-pack or some other way. The unsecured creditors are the people who suffer and they may have to absolve their company. One suggestion is that we should have a register to track the record of a company’s directors so that any company...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Solihull

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Departments: Equal Opportunities
  • UK Trade and Investment
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Departmental Contracts
  • Shareholder Executive

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill (4 Mar 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Shadow Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Minister; Chair of the Parliamentary Party (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chair of the Parliamentary Party, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (25 Oct 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (5 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (4 May 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Small Business), Trade & Industry (21 Mar 2006 to 4 Jul 2007)
  • Women & Equality, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (21 Mar 2006 to 5 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Northern Ireland Affairs (19 Oct 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 26 Apr 2006)

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 14 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 73.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 108 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Lorely Burt’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 279 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments received for parliamentary panel surveys from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA. All payments donated to my constituency party:
£75 received on 4 June 2013 for participation in April Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 45 mins.(Registered 29 August 2013)
£100 received on 10 June 2013 for participation in a research project. Hours: 45 mins..(Registered 29 August 2013)
£100 received on 24 June 2013 for participation in Nationwide project. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 29 August 2013)
£75 received on 16 September 2013 for participation in June 2013 Parliamentary Panel Survey. Hours: 30 mins.  (Registered 17 September 2013)
Payments from Ipsos MORI for participation in surveys. Address: 79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY. All payments donated to my constituency party:
£80 received on 22 August 2013 for participation in a survey on technology issues. Hours: 45 mins.(Registered 29 August 2013)

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