Richard Burden

MP, Birmingham, Northfield

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Birmingham, Northfield Labour

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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Richard Burden has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel: Gaza 27 Jul 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps is he taking to obtain a full response from the Government of Israel that the investigation into that country’s use of force against demonstrators in Gaza includes an independent element; and what steps he is taking to promote accountability for potential violations of international law should a suitable...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Antarctic: Marine Protected Areas 27 Jul 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of the creation of the Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary for tackling (a) over-fishing, (b) plastic pollution and (c) climate change.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees: Eritrea 27 Jul 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the reasons for the yearly variation in the number of applications granted for refugee status from refugees from Eritrea in the last five years.

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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
  • Middle East
  • Occupied Territories
  • 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: 13 Aug 2018.

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:
28 February 2017, £100 paid. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 14 November 2017)
7 June 2017, £75 paid. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 14 November 2017)
22 September 2017, £75 paid. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 14 November 2017)
29 September 2017, £75 paid. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 14 November 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The British Automobile Racing Club
Address of donor: 17 White House Grove, Elvington, York YO41 4AL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two passes to British Touring Car Championship 2017 rounds, total value for year approx. £785

Date received: 31 March 2017

Date accepted: 31 March 2017

Donor status: company, registration 05246427

(Registered 03 April 2017)
Name of donor: The British Automobile Racing Club
Address of donor: 17 White House Grove, Elvington, York YO41 4AL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two passes to British Touring Car Championship 2018 rounds, total value for year approx. £814

Date received: 31 March 2018

Date accepted: 31 March 2018

Donor status: company, registration 05246427

(Registered 09 April 2018)
Name of donor: Motor Sports Association
Address of donor: Riverside Park, Colnbrook SL3 0HG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: two passes and hospitality for 2018 British Grand Prix at Silverstone, value £1,116 (£558 per person)

Date received: 8 July 2018

Date accepted: 8 July 2018

Donor status: company, registration 1344829

(Registered 11 July 2018)

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