Alberto Costa

MP, South Leicestershire

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South Leicestershire Conservative

Alberto Costa’s voting in Parliament

Alberto Costa is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Alberto Costa sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Alberto Costa voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Alberto Costa voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Alberto Costa’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Alberto Costa’s full vote analysis page for more.

Alberto Costa has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Salisbury Incident: Further Update 14 Mar 2018

    On behalf of the people of South Leicestershire, may I welcome the Prime Minister’s robust but measured statement? On Monday, I met members of the senior management of the BBC World Service at BBC Broadcasting House. The Prime Minister is correct to have told the hon. Member for Gedling (Vernon Coaker) that broadcasting is a matter for Ofcom, but funding is not. I understand that the...
  • Uk/EU Future Economic Partnership 5 Mar 2018

    Yesterday Italy had its general election. My hon. Friend the Member for Gainsborough (Sir Edward Leigh) and I met Luigi Di Maio, leader of the Five Star Movement, whose party has led in the results today. Over the last two years, Mr Di Maio and I have corresponded; he was my guest here in Parliament, and I invited the Foreign Secretary to meet him two years ago. Given the Prime...
  • Palestinian Children and Israeli Military Detention: A5 Upgrade 7 Feb 2018

    I thank the Minister for outlining the reasonable position of the Government in taking a long-term view when it comes to financing, but my South Leicestershire constituency has one of the largest logistics parks in Europe, Magna Park, and there is a proposal to double its size. That is not a long-term proposal—it is an immediate one. Given the problems we have expressed about...

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Conservative MP for South Leicestershire

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

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Topics of interest

Alberto Costa campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for International Development
  • Department of Health
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Medical Treatments
  • Prisons: Education
  • Tanzania: Water
  • Logistics
  • Cycling: Australia

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency


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  • Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Alberto Costa’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 93.98% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 63 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Alberto Costa’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 31 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Mar 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Consultant Solicitor with Nicholas Woolf and Co. Solicitors, 87 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1ET. From 1 October 2015 until further notice, I will receive £834 per month. Hours: up to 4 hrs per week. (Registered 22 October 2015)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Berkeley Burke (Holdings) Ltd
Address of donor: 2 Regent Street, Leicester LE1 7BR

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

Donor status: company, registration 01102932

(Registered 23 June 2017)
Name of donor: Craven (Builders) Ltd
Address of donor: Misterton Hall, Misterton, Lutterworth, Leicestershire LE17 4JP

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: company, registration 00327397

(Registered 23 June 2017)
Name of donor: Flowidea Ltd
Address of donor: Arbuthnot House, 7 Wilson Street, London EC27 9AR

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

Donor status: company, registration 02463564

(Registered 23 June 2017)
Name of donor: Heather Craven
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 23 June 2017)
Name of donor: Maurizio Bragagni
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 23 June 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flats in Glasgow and London, the latter owned jointly with my wife: (i) and (from June 2016) (ii). (Registered 02 June 2015; updated 28 June 2016 and 11 October 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Practising solicitor in England and Wales; member of the Law Society of England and Wales. (Registered 22 October 2015)
From 31 October 2016, non-practising solicitor and notary public in Scotland. (Registered 22 October 2015; updated 9 November 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my spouse, Dr Maria Costa, as part-time Office Manager. (Registered 20 April 2016)

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