Alberto Costa

MP, South Leicestershire

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

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Alberto Costa

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Whirlpool: Product Safety System — [Ms Joan Ryan in the Chair] 26 Apr 2017

    I appreciate that time is short, but on that point, will the Minister give way?
  • Whirlpool: Product Safety System — [Ms Joan Ryan in the Chair] 26 Apr 2017

    I had important constituency business to attend to. The Minister is correct in saying that modifications at home might be the correct course of action. Indeed, I witnessed a modification to my tumble dryer. However, the issue I have is that Whirlpool is not disclosing to Which? or to any of us the independent expert analysis stating that such modification makes the tumble dryer safe.
  • Whirlpool: Product Safety System — [Ms Joan Ryan in the Chair] 26 Apr 2017

    I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on securing this debate, particularly given the experience of one of his constituents. Of course, the hon. Gentleman and I have been in correspondence on this matter over a number of months. When I first raised this issue, I did not just raise it on behalf of constituents; I myself happen to be the owner of one of the tumble dryers in question. I never...

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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
  • Prisons: Education
  • Tanzania: Water
  • Logistics
  • Cycling: Australia
  • Prison Accommodation

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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

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)
7 October 2016, received additional payment of £279.25. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 11 October 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Italian IPU Group; (2) All Party Parliamentary Group for Italy
Address of donor: (1) Protocol Office, Chamber of Deputies, Piazza del Parlamento, 24 00186 Rome; (2) c/o House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) hotel accommodation and lunch for me (£595) and my wife (additional cost of £135); (2) dinners on two evenings for myself and my wife (£74 each.)

Destination of visit: Rome, Italy

Dates of visit: 19 to 22 September 2016

Purpose of visit: With APPG Italy delegation, to discuss potential implication of Brexit with senior Italian parliamentarians, and also to meet with the British Ambassador and to attend a plenary of the chamber of Deputies.

(Registered 02 November 2016)
Name of donor: SSPG Ltd (the trading arm of the Solicitor Sole Practitioners Group otherwise known as SPG)
Address of donor: c/o McNair & Co, EBC House, Ranelagh Gardens, London, SW6 3PA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): , airport transfers, hotel and dinners on Friday and Saturday nights for myself and my wife, plus flights for me only; value £879.11

Destination of visit: Prague, Czech Republic

Date of visit: 25-27 November 2016

Purpose of visit: unremunerated participation in my capacity as a Consultant Solicitor to Nicholas Woolf & Co Solicitors in the Sole Practitioners Group Annual Conference. This included giving a speech and taking part on a panel discussion.

(Registered 20 December 2016)
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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