Alberto Costa

Former Conservative MP for South Leicestershire


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Former Conservative MP for South Leicestershire

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for 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
  • Home Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Treasury
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax
  • Independent Office for Police Conduct
  • Cannabis: Medical Treatments
  • Schools: Transport
  • Glen Parva Young Offender Institution

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 33 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Alberto Costa’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — 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 89.20% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 70 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 63 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 October 2015 until 18 July 2019, Consultant Solicitor with Nicholas Woolf and Co. Solicitors, 87 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1ET. I received £834 per month. Hours: up to 4 hrs per week. (Registered 22 October 2015; updated 23 July 2019)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: British Italian Conservatives
Address of donor: c/o Tratos UK Ltd, Baird House, 15-17 St Cross Street, London EC1N 8UW

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 31 October 2019)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Maurizio Bragagni
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 to be given to the South Leicestershire Conservative Campaign Fund for my election campaign

Date received: 4 November 2019

Date accepted: 4 November 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 November 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: APPG on Italy
Address of donor: c/o House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): for myself and a staff member, Eurostar ticket change and upgrade (£394); for the staff member, return Eurostar ticket (£292.70) and hotel costs (£166) ; total value £852.70

Destination of visit: Brussels

Dates of visit: 18-19 July 2019

Purpose of visit: To lead British Parliamentary Emergency Taskforce on Citizens’ Rights at a meeting with Michel Barnier, the EU Chief Negotiator, at the European Union Commission in Brussels.

(Registered 23 July 2019)
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
From 18 July 2019, non-practising solicitor in England and Wales; member of the Law Society of England and Wales. (Registered 22 October 2015; updated 23 July 2019)
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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