Alistair Burt

MP, North East Bedfordshire

North East Bedfordshire Conservative

Alistair Burt campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

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Alistair Burt has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Community Pharmacy in 2016-17 and Beyond 20 Oct 2016

    Bearing in mind my responsibility for the difficult equation that my hon. Friend has had to solve by coming to the House this morning, I should like to thank him and welcome his statement, which finally brings clarity to these long discussions. Will he repeat very clearly the Government’s absolute commitment to a strong community pharmacy network and to doing all they can to ensure that...
  • Exiting the European Union: EU Environmental Regulations 20 Oct 2016

    Among those who will be most affected by changes to environmental regulations will be the agriculture community. Is my hon. Friend aware of the significant concern among that community at the prospect of leaving the single market, with issues affecting welfare and the environment as well as tariffs? Can he assure the House that agriculture will not be used as a makeweight in the negotiations...
  • Liberation of Mosul 18 Oct 2016

    I thank my right hon. Friend for his statement, which we welcome. It is early days in this conflict and we hope all goes well. I hope we can spare a thought for the journalists who are covering this conflict, who we expect to bring us back the information and who can themselves be in a very vulnerable position. How does my right hon. Friend assess the contribution of Iranian forces, and how...

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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

  • 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

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: 17 Oct 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
Address of donor: Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): cost of travel and accommodation for myself and spouse; value £8,000

Destination of visit: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Date of visit: 12 – 15 November 2015

Purpose of visit: attendance at the Sir Bani Yas Forum 2015 at the invitation of MOFA.

(Registered 01 December 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Eve Burt, as Office Manager

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