Alistair Burt’s voting in Parliament
Alistair Burt is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of Alistair Burt’s votes.
Almost always voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2016
Generally voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 8 votes against, 7 absences, between 2011–2016
Generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, between 2013–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 2007–2016
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2004–2011
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Alistair Burt has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
Like millions of others in the United Kingdom, I am proud of the European Union and the contribution that the UK has made to it during my political lifetime, and I am a little sad about today. However, I stand unequivocally with the Prime Minister as she calls for a united approach to a new future. Does my right hon. Friend therefore agree that in order to make that national endeavour...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to expand health services in North East Bedfordshire to meet growing demand as a result of additional houses being built.
When the Brexit Select Committee visited Dublin recently, we were told that a United Kingdom default to World Trade Organisation rules would be catastrophic for the island of Ireland, with the re-imposition of a border. Can the Minister reassure the House that he will continue to resist siren calls to move towards WTO rules, if for no other reason than the effect on Ireland?
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Conservative MP for North East Bedfordshire
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election
Also represented Bury North
Topics of interest
Alistair Burt campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Department
- Education and Skills
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Individual Learning Accounts
- Yarl's Wood
- Departmental Correspondence
- Yarl's Wood Detention Centre
- Asylum Seekers
Currently held offices
- Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (since 31 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- The Minister of State, Department of Health (8 May 2015 to 13 Jul 2016)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (17 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (17 May 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Member, Administration Committee (30 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Committee of Selection (25 Feb 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (20 Jan 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Deputy Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (10 May 2005 to 20 Jan 2008)
- Parliamentary Private Secretaries To Leader of the Opposition (10 May 2004 to 20 May 2005)
- Member, International Development Committee (18 Nov 2002 to 17 Nov 2003)
- Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee (15 Oct 2002 to 16 Dec 2002)
- Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (22 Jul 2002 to 16 Dec 2002)
- Member, Procedure Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 4 Mar 2002)
- Member, International Development Committee (1 Jan 2001 to 12 Nov 2001)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jan 2001 to 1 Dec 2002)
- Minister (Department of Social Security) (Disabled) (6 Jul 1995 to 2 May 1997)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) (14 Apr 1992 to 6 Jul 1995)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bahrain
Address of donor: PO
Box 547, Government Avenue, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, food and transport with a total value of £3,250
Destination of visit: Manama, Bahrain
Dates of visit: 9-11 December 2016
Purpose of visit: To participate in the IISS
(Registered 10 January 2017
Name of donor: Australia Israel Cultural Exchange Limited (AICE
Address of donor: Suite 836, Level 8, 1 Queens Road, Melbourne 3004 VIC
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, food, other travel and accommodation with a total value of £2,000
Destination of visit: Israel
Dates of visit: 16-19 December 2016
Purpose of visit: Tripartite Australia Israel UK Leadership Dialogue conference.
(Registered 20 January 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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