Alberto Costa

Conservative MP for South Leicestershire


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

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Alberto Costa has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Debate on the Address: [1st Day] 14 Oct 2019

  • Debate on the Address: [1st Day] 14 Oct 2019

  • Debate on the Address: [1st Day] 14 Oct 2019

    I congratulate the leader of the Conservative party, our Prime Minister, on delivering an excellent Queen’s Speech—one of many over the years, I trust. He said, rightly, to the Leader of the Opposition that there should be no further dithering and delay, and I agree entirely. As we exit the EU on 31 October, can he confirm once and for all that the immigration Bill that his Government...

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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 of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Home Office
  • Birds: Conservation
  • Model Aircraft
  • Prison Accommodation
  • Logistics
  • Tanzania: Non-governmental Organisations

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: 30 Sep 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)
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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