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
  • Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Exiting the European Union: Article 50 1 Dec 2016

    Does my right hon. Friend agree that there is quite a bit of room between the phrase “Brexit means Brexit” and a full detailed dossier of negotiation? Does he note that more than one witness to the Exiting the European Union Committee and several Members of Parliament believe that, in order to provide some clarity and deal with some of the current uncertainty, there is room for...
  • Aleppo 28 Nov 2016

    I have immense sympathy for my hon. Friend. The people of Syria could have had no better friend than him and the Government over the past few years, and I fully appreciate the difficulty in which he finds himself. Whatever we may have asked of the Prime Minister—I signed the letter as well—it is important for us to remember that the United Kingdom is not the perpetrator here and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Property Management Agents 28 Nov 2016

    What recent representations he has received on the effectiveness of the regulation of property management agents working on newly developed housing; and if he will make a statement.

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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

Expenses

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

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: 5 Dec 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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