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: 5 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions 11 Sep 2018

    The Chancellor can rightly take pride in his policies which result in South Leicestershire having one of the highest employment rates in Britain. On Friday, I am meeting local businesses in Lutterworth, where Councillor Neil Bannister, leader of Harborough District Council, will be hosting a “Meet your MP” session with local businesses. What other positive messages does the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 5 Sep 2018

    Earlier this morning, my daughter Sophie—on her own merit, along with thousands of other schoolchildren—attended her first day at grammar school. What message does the Prime Minister have for my daughter Sophie and the thousands of other children who, on their own merit, secured a place at grammar school?
  • Ceramics (Country of Origin Marking): Civil Liability Bill [Lords] 4 Sep 2018

    At the outset, I refer Members to the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. I am a practising solicitor in England and I am still on the roll of Scots solicitors. I do not practise in the field of personal injury, but I have in the past—in both Scotland and England. I represented “pursuers”, as claimants are known in Scotland, and claimants in England. I also...

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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 35 debates in the last year — 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 93.72% 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 18–19 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") 40 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Sep 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)
3 April 2018, received additional payment of £3,000. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 17 April 2018)
18 July 2018, received additional payment of £2,400. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 24 July 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Constantine Michael Logothetis
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Attended a fundraising dinner in aid of Greek families affected by the economic crisis and hosted by the Hellenic Initiative, value £500

Date received: 16 May 2018

Date accepted: 16 May 2018

Donor status: individual

(Registered 27 June 2018)
Name of donor: Tratos (UK) Ltd
Address of donor: Randles Road, Knowsley Business Park, Knowsley L34 9HX

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Attended a birthday celebration dinner for Maurizio Bragagni of Tratos at the Carlton Club, value £57

Date received: 17 April 2018

Date accepted: 17 April 2018

Donor status: company, registration 01524815

(Registered 03 July 2018)
Name of donor: Tratos (UK) Ltd
Address of donor: Randles Road, Knowsley Business Park, Knowsley L34 9HX

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Guest of Tratos at the Conservative Summer Party, approx. value £250

Date received: 2 July 2018

Date accepted: 2 July 2018

Donor status: company, registration 01524815

(Registered 03 July 2018)
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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