Richard Burden

MP, Birmingham, Northfield

Birmingham, Northfield Labour

Richard Burden campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

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  • 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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Labour MP for Birmingham, Northfield

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


Topics of interest

  • Department for Transport
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Transport
  • International Development
  • Health
  • Israel
  • Middle East
  • Occupied Territories
  • Telephone Services
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (7 Oct 2013 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • 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: 17 Oct 2016.

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 2016 rounds. Total value for year approx. £750.

Date received: 31 March 2016

Date accepted: 31 March 2016

Donor status: company, registration 05246427

(Registered 14 April 2016)
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 British Grand Prix at Silverstone, value £1,032

Date received: 10 July 2016

Date accepted: 10 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 1344829

(Registered 29 July 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians (which receives support from the Sir Joseph Hotung Charitable Settlement)
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation, food and transport; total value £1,300

Date of visit: 4-8 April 2016

Destination: West Bank and Israel

Purpose of visit: as Chair of the Palestine APPG, fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

(Registered 14 April 2016; updated 19 April 2016)

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