Alex Burghart’s voting in Parliament
Alex Burghart is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a random selection of Alex Burghart’s votes.
Voted a mixture of for and against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 6 absences, between 2021–2022.
Voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2019–2022.
Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2020.
Absences for this policy may be affected COVID-19 restrictions.
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2020.
Generally voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2018–2021.
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2022.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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Conservative MP for Brentwood and Ongar
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election
Topics of interest
- Department for Education
- Department for Transport
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Ministry of Housing
- Communities and Local Government
- HM Treasury
- Unemployment: Young People
- Families: Disadvantaged
- Employment and Support Allowance
- Private Education: Fees and Charges
Currently held offices
- The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (since 27 Oct 2022)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Procurement Bill [HL] Committee (25 Jan 2023 to 21 Feb 2023)
- Member, Pension Dashboards (Prohibition of Indemnification) Bill Committee (19 Oct 2022 to 26 Oct 2022)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (20 Sep 2022 to 27 Oct 2022)
- Member, Skills and Post-16 Education [HL] Bill Committee (24 Nov 2021 to 7 Dec 2021)
- Member, Education (Careers Guidance in Schools) Bill Committee (22 Sep 2021 to 27 Oct 2021)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (16 Sep 2021 to 6 Jul 2022)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (18 Dec 2017 to 25 Feb 2019)
- Member, Standing Orders Committee ( 1 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 11 Feb 2019)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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