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.

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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Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motor Vehicles: Tax Rates and Bands 14 Feb 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency's news story of 30 January 2017, new vehicle tax rate from 1 April 2017, what steps his Department and Cabinet colleagues are taking to raise awareness of those new vehicle tax rates; and what the cost to the public purse of publicising those new rates will be.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Shipping: Exhaust Emissions 14 Feb 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 3 February 2017 to Question 62467, on shipping: pollution control, whether any UK registered vessels were detained for infringement of provisions of Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships in (a) 2015 and (b) 2016.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Shipping: Exhaust Emissions 14 Feb 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 3 February 2017 to Question 62467, on shipping: pollution control, how many vessels on routes in the sulphur emission control areas were inspected for compliance with Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships in (a) 2015 and (b) 2016.

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Labour MP for Birmingham, Northfield

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (since 13 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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: 6 Feb 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)
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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