Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP

Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP


North East Bedfordshire



Address as

Alistair Burt

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8132
Fax: 020 7219 1740


Biggleswade Conservative Club, St Andrews Street, Biggleswade, SG18 8BA
Tel: 01767 313385

Web & Social media


Electoral history

Post Date
Member for North East Bedfordshire 2001-
Contested Bury North General Election 1997
Member for Bury North 1983-97

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) 2010-13
Opposition Whip (Commons) 2008-10
Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 2005-08
Shadow Spokesperson (Education) 2001-02
Minister (Department of Social Security) (Disabled) 1995-97
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) 1992-95

Other posts

Post Date
Deputy Chair, Conservative Party 2007-10

Select committees

Post House Date
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) Commons 2014-
Administration Committee Commons 2009-10
Committee of Selection Commons 2008-10
International Development Committee Commons 2002-03
Urban Affairs Sub-committee Commons 2002-02
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee Commons 2002-02
Procedure Committee Commons 2001-02
International Development Committee Commons 2001-01

Political interests

Church affairs, trade and industry, Third World, foreign affairs, agriculture, rural affairs, disability, sport, poverty, social affairs

General Election 2010 General Election - North East Bedfordshire

Name Party Votes Share Change
Burt, Alistair Con 30989 55.78% 5.9%
Pitt, Mike LD 12047 21.69% 0.8%
Brown, Edward Lab 8957 16.12% -9.1%
Capell, Brian UKIP 2294 4.13% 0.1%
Seeby, Ian BNP 1265 2.28%
Majority 18942 34.10%
Turnout 55552 71.17%
Electorate 78060
Result Con Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.