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.
Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Generally voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
7 votes for, 5 votes against, 14 absences, between 2010–2015
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
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 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
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
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Alistair Burt has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 8 Feb 2017
My right hon. and learned Friend has played a considerable part in this process. Does he agree that the remarks of the Minister put the onus on the Government to ensure that the reporting process for the negotiations is meaningful? We cannot have a vote at the end of the process after 18 months of radio silence. The reporting process must be sensible and relevant. It must give the House a...
Can the Minister clarify a point that was raised by the shadow Secretary of State and that is important to us all? An agreement at the end of the process might be an agreement that there is no agreement at all, and that we will go to the default position. I believe that what the Minister has announced will give the House a vote if there is a deal, or indeed if there is no deal. Can he confirm...
Thank you, Mr Speaker, for calling me to speak in a debate that I never wanted to happen, ahead of a vote that I never wanted to cast. This summer, I will have been an MP for 30 years, in which I have supported the pro-European cause with a passion. I do not think I need to elaborate. I believed that the referendum that forms the basis of the Bill had become an inevitability, and I supported...
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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
- 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: 6 Feb 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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