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.

However, Richard Burgon sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Richard Burgon voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Richard Burgon has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 19 Nov 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Standards 13 Dec 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the announcement entitled, Minister announces 10 Prisons Project to develop new model of excellence, published on 17 August 2017, how much funding his Department has allocated to that project in each month since that announcement.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Coroners 13 Dec 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 8 November 2018 to Question 185683 on Coroners: Legal Representation, how many cases his Department provided funding for legal representation for prisons and probation staff at inquests on deaths in prison in each of the last five years.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisons: Staff 13 Dec 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to the oral evidence of 26 June 2018 by the Minister of State of his Department to the Justice Committee on Prison Population 2022: planning for the future, Question 81, what the target number of key workers is for each prison establishment to enable each of those establishments to deliver the key worker system.

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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 for Communities and Local Government
  • Prison Officers
  • Legal Aid Scheme
  • Carillion
  • Courts: ICT
  • Ministry of Justice: Contracts

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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Dec 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
3 January 2018, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for a survey. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to Leeds East CLP. (Registered 30 January 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: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald's Road, London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £13,135 to fund a member of staff based in my constituency

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 30 May 2018)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobald’s Road, London SW1X 8TN

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,735.78 for mailings to constituents

Date received: 12 February 2018

Date accepted: 12 February 2018

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 01 March 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising solicitor. (Registered 06 June 2015)

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