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.
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 7 absences, between 2011–2014
Generally voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
12 votes for, 68 votes against, 25 absences, between 2008–2018
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
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Last updated: 16 Jan 2018
International Relations Committee: Middle East: Time for New Realism follow-up.
Witnesses: (at 10:40 AM) The Rt. Hon Alistair Burt MP, Minister of State for the Middle East, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
The UK is committed to ensuring that those responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria are held to account. There are already robust EU sanctions in place to limit the Asad regime's ability to wage war on the Syrian civilian population and pressure the regime, and their backers, to cease hostilities and engage meaningfully with the UN-led political process. However, at...
In 2016, through the Ministry of Defence, the UK participated in the US-led Train and Equip Programme, which aimed to train and equip screened members of the Syrian moderate opposition in the region at locations outside Syria. The training focused on basic infantry tactics, command and control, explosive hazard awareness training (EHAT) and medical training in order to build the capacity of...
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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
- Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (since 13 Jun 2017)
- Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development) (since 13 Jun 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- 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: 16 Apr 2018.
Name of donor: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a total value of £3,500
Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates
Dates of visit: 1-7 April 2017
Purpose of visit: As part of the UAE APPG
, to meet with Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council
and senior business figures to build on the bilateral relationship and promote trade and investment ties.
(Registered 25 April 2017)
Name of donor: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA
Address of donor: Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation for myself and spouse with a value of £10,000
Destination of visit: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Dates of visit: 3-5 November 2017
Purpose of visit: Attendance at the Sir BaniYas Forum 2017 at the invitation of the MOFA.
(Registered 30 November 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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