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Alex Burghart

Conservative - Brentwood and Ongar

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education)

(since September 2021)
Alex Burghart is not a member of any APPGs
5 Former APPG memberships
Adverse Childhood Experiences, Assistive Technology, Boxing, Children, Looked After Children and Care Leavers
Standing Orders
1st Nov 2017 - 6th Nov 2019
Human Rights (Joint Committee)
18th Dec 2017 - 25th Feb 2019
Work and Pensions Committee
11th Sep 2017 - 11th Feb 2019

Department Event
Monday 19th September 2022
Department for Education
Oral questions - Main Chamber
19 Sep 2022, 2:30 p.m.
Education (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Wednesday 29th June 2022
Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 269 Conservative No votes vs 1 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 191 Noes - 271
Wednesday 25th May 2022
Unit for Future Skills
In February, it was announced in the Levelling Up White Paper that the Department for Education would be setting up …
Written Answers
Monday 1st April 2019
What steps he is taking to tackle modern slavery.
Early Day Motions
None available
None available
Monday 4th July 2022
MP Financial Interests
Tuesday 19th April 2022
1. Employment and earnings
23 May 2021, received £300 for a book review. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 09 June 2021)

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Alex Burghart has voted in 508 divisions, and 1 time against the majority of their Party.

17 Jun 2020 - Health and Personal Social Services - View Vote Context
Alex Burghart voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 104 Conservative Aye votes vs 124 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 253 Noes - 136
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Toby Perkins (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Education)
(110 debate interactions)
Emma Hardy (Labour)
(25 debate interactions)
Matt Western (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Education)
(20 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Department for Education
(327 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(4 debate contributions)
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Brentwood and Ongar Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Alex Burghart has not participated in any petition debates

Latest EDMs signed by Alex Burghart

Alex Burghart has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Alex Burghart, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.

Alex Burghart has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Alex Burghart has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

Alex Burghart has not introduced any legislation before Parliament

Alex Burghart has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting

Alex Burghart has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament