Alistair Burt

Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

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North East Bedfordshire Conservative

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Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel: Technology 14 Feb 2018

    The UK is a close friend of Israel and we enjoy an excellent bilateral relationship, built on decades of cooperation between our two countries across a range of fields such as education, hi-tech research, business, arts and culture. Trade between our countries is at record levels. The British Government helped to establish the UK-Israel Tech Hub, a non-profit organisation based in Tel Aviv...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel: Gaza 14 Feb 2018

    ​We are gravely concerned by the increase in rocket fire since December 2017. Rocket attacks threaten the daily lives of Israelis indiscriminately and make achieving peace more difficult. We call on all parties to refrain from violence and to commit to a negotiated solution to end the conflict.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Iran: Nuclear Weapons 14 Feb 2018

    We have significant concerns about Iran's ballistic missile programme, which contributes to its destabilising role in the region. Iran has conducted ballistic missile activity which is inconsistent with UN Security Council Resolution 2231. We have raised our concerns with the Iranian Government, including during the Foreign Secretary’s visit to Tehran in December. We also continue to...

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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

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Topics of interest

Alistair Burt campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Education and Skills
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • 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: 5 Feb 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Biggleswade Conservative Club
Address of donor: St Andrews Street, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 8BA

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,650

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 31 March 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
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
I employ my wife, Eve Burt, as Office Manager.

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