Richard Burden

Labour MP for Birmingham, Northfield

@RichardBurdenMP https://facebook.com/richardburden4northfield

Richard Burden’s voting in Parliament

Richard Burden is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Richard Burden sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Richard Burden generally voted against the Iraq war, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Richard Burden generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Omar Barghouti 7 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reason there was a delay in Omar Barghouti being informed of the approval of his visa to travel to the UK from the Occupied Palestinian Territories in September 2019 after that visa was approved.
  • Yemen 1 Oct 2019

    Does the Minister share my horror at the air strike that took place last week on a civilian area in Qataba, which killed 15 people, five of them children, and injured 13, seven of them children? Does he know that Save the Children has been calling for an independent investigation into that attack, so that the perpetrators can be held accountable? Will he support the call for an independent...
  • Prime Minister's Update 25 Sep 2019

    May I say to the Prime Minister that something that really disturbs me about how he is conducting himself tonight and about how some of his colleagues have conducted themselves in recent days has been the sense of privileged entitlement that they have exuded throughout? That privileged entitlement led him, during this statement, to describe it as “humbug” when an hon. Member talked about...

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Labour MP for Birmingham, Northfield

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

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Topics of interest

Richard Burden campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Transport
  • Department for International Development
  • Israel
  • Occupied Territories
  • Middle East
  • Telephone Services
  • Israel: Palestinians

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (since 13 Sep 2017)
  • Member, International Development Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (13 Oct 2016 to 8 Jun 2017)
  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (3 Dec 2013 to 31 Dec 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (7 Oct 2013 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Chair, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (31 Oct 2012 to 3 Dec 2013)
  • Chair, West Midlands Regional Select Committee (12 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, West Midlands Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 12 Mar 2009)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Mar 2008 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, International Development Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 4 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys. Unless otherwise stated, all fees paid direct to my local party organisation:
18 January 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 08 January 2019)
10 July 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 08 January 2019)
15 August 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 08 January 2019)
15 December 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 08 January 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Royal Automobile Club Motor Sports Association Ltd (trading as Motorsports UK)
Address of donor: Motor Sports House, Riverside Park, Colnbrook SL3 0HG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for the British Grand Prix, total value £1,220 (£610 per person)

Date received: 14 July 2019

Date accepted: 14 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 1344829

(Registered 22 July 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Lebanese Parliament
Address of donor: Beirut, Down Town, Nejmeh Square, Lebanon.

Estimate of probable value (or amount of any donation): flights costing £273; accommodation, food and transport in Lebanon costing £397.45; £670.45 in total

Destination of visit: Lebanon

Dates of visit: 7-10 November 2018

Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit organised by All-Party Parliamentary Group for Lebanon.

(Registered 05 December 2018)

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