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Richard Burgon

Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

Labour MP for Leeds East

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Richard Burgon’s voting in Parliament

Richard Burgon is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

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Last updated: 20 Jan 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

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Recent appearances

  • Ministry of Justice: Reoffending Reduction 25 Feb 2020

    With their privatisation of probation, the free market fundamentalists in the Conservative party sent reoffending up and made working-class communities less safe. Despite acknowledging that that privatisation failed, under new plans the Tories are still insisting on handing hundreds of millions of pounds over to private companies. Is that because they are ideologically wedded to the free...
  • Ministry of Justice: Reoffending Reduction 25 Feb 2020

    I am afraid that even though the Government do not like it, what I said is in fact the truth. They even had a Justice Minister who was a spin doctor for the private sector justice giant, Serco. If they want to show that they actually care about public safety, will they guarantee today that any corporate giant involved in the probation privatisation scandal will be excluded, as they should...
  • Ministry of Justice: Topical Questions 25 Feb 2020

    The Grenfell public inquiry has been delayed again after firms demanded assurances that their testimony will not be used against them in a criminal case. We need new laws that force officials and private companies to come clean about wrongdoings and failures. The brave Hillsborough and Grenfell families called for a public accountability law that would do this. In the past, there has been...

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Profile

Labour MP for Leeds East

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Richard Burgon campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Justice
  • HM Treasury
  • Department of Health
  • Home Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Prison Officers
  • Prisons: Contracts
  • Legal Aid Scheme
  • Prisons: Repairs and Maintenance
  • Prisons: Staff

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice (since 27 Jun 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Numerology

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: Mary Turner House, 22 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HD

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 11 January 2020)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, Holborn, London, WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 11 January 2020)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: five nights' accommodation during the Labour Party conference, value £1,100

Date received: 20-25 September 2019

Date accepted: 20 September 2019

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 15 October 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising solicitor. (Registered 06 June 2015)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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