Richard Burden

Former MP, Birmingham, Northfield

Birmingham, Northfield Labour

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Former Labour MP for Birmingham, Northfield

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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

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

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (13 Oct 2016 to 3 May 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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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Richard Burden’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 325 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 59.10% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below 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 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 94 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 513 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

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:
7 April 2016, £75 paid. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 09 January 2017)
11 April 2016, £100 paid. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 09 January 2017)
13 May 2016, £75 paid. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 09 January 2017)
3 November 2016, £75 paid. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 09 January 2017)
6 December 2016, £75 paid. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 09 January 2017)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More St, London E1W 1YW, for opinion surveys. Unless otherwise stated, all fees paid direct to my local party organisation:
19 August 2016, £200 paid. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 09 January 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 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)
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)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Remembering Srebrinica, a Project of Ummah Help
Address of donor: 2nd Floor Newland House, 137-139 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8UA

Dates of visit: 9-12 October 2016

Estimate of probable value, or amount of any donation: travel, accommodation and food to a value of £505

Destination of visit: Bosnia Herzegovina

Purpose of Visit: To study the 1990s siege of Sarajevo and the genocide in Srebrenica and their lessons for today.

(Registered 01 March 2017)

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