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Stuff about Alistair Burt by Jessica Jarvis Alistair James Hendrie Burt (born May 25, 1955) is a British politician. He is the Conservative Party Member of Parliament for North East Bedfordshire. May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Conservative Party is the largest political party on the right-of-centre in the United Kingdom. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... North East Bedfordshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...


Alistair Burt was born in Bury was educated at the Bury Grammar School, where he was appointed Head Boy in 1973, and St John's College, Oxford where he was elected president of the Oxford Law Society in 1976 and graduated with a degree in jurisprudence law in 1977. He became an articled clerk with Slater Heelis & Co of Manchester in 1978, becoming a solicitor with Watts Vallence & Vallence in 1980 where he remained until 1992. He was elected as a councillor to the Haringey Borough Council in 1982 and left the council in 1984. He contested the new seat of Bury North at the 1983 General Election at which he was elected as the Conservative MP for Bury North with a majority of 2,792 votes and was the MP there until 1997. Location within the British Isles Bury is a town on the northern side of Greater Manchester in North West England, between Rochdale and Bolton and just west of the M66. ... Bury Grammar School is an independent whore house in the town of Bury in the English county of Lancashire, that has existed from at least the 16th century. ... Head Boy and Head Girl are terms commonly used in the British education system. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1973 calendar). ... College name St Johns College Named after Saint John the Baptist Established 1555 Sister College Sidney Sussex College President Sir Michael Scholar KCB JCR President Martha Burgess Undergraduates 381 Graduates 184 Homepage Boatclub St Johns College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in... The Oxford Law Society Crest Oxford Law Society is a student society open to members of Oxford University and the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice (OxILP). ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ... Jurisprudence is essentially the theory and philosophy of law. ... Law (from the late Old English lagu of probable North Germanic origin) in politics and jurisprudence, is a set of rules or norms of conduct which mandate, proscribe or permit specified relationships among people and organizations, intended to provide methods for ensuring the impartial treatment of such people, and provide... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... An articled clerk is an apprentice in a professional firm in the United Kingdom and former British dependencies. ... Manchester is a city in the North West of England. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... A solicitor is a type of lawyer in many common law jurisdictions, such as the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Republic of Ireland, Canada and some States of Australia but not the United States. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Arms of the London Borough of Haringey The London Borough of Haringey is a north London borough. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The UK general election, 1983 was held on June 9, 1983 and gave the Conservatives and Margaret Thatcher the most decisive election victory since that of Labour in 1945. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII in Roman) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In parliament Alistair Burt became the Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the Secretary of State for the Environment Kenneth Baker in 1985, he remained as PPS to Baker in his role as Secretary of State for Education and Science from 1986 and in his role as the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from 1989 until 1990. After the 1992 General Election Burt was promoted to the government of John Major and became the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Social Security where he remained until 1995 when he was promoted further with the rank of Minister of State at the same department. He was one of many ministers who lost their seats at the 1997 General Election when Bury North fell to Labour's David Chaytor by 7,866 votes. The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, and is now the dominant branch of Parliament. ... A Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) is a junior role given to British Government MPs to act as the Parliamentary contact of senior Ministers. ... The Secretary of State for the Environment was a UK cabinet position. ... Kenneth Baker Kenneth Wilfrid Baker, Baron Baker of Dorking, CH, PC, (born November 3, 1934), is a British politician, and former Conservative MP. Son of a civil servant, he was educated at Hampton Grammar school between 1946 and 1948 and thereafter at St Pauls School, London and Magdalen College... This article is about the year. ... The Secretary of State for Education and Skills is the chief minister of the Department for Education and Skills in the United Kingdom government. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster is, in modern times, a sinecure office in the British government. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The UK general election, 1992 was held on April 9, 1992, and was the fourth victory in a row for the Conservatives. ... Sir John Major, KG, CH, (born 29 March 1943) is a British politician who served in the Cabinets of Margaret Thatcher as Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and Chancellor of the Exchequer before succeeding Thatcher as Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister... A Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, in the United Kingdom government structure, is a minister who is junior to a Minister of State who is then junior to a Secretary of State. ... The Department of Social Security (DSS) was until 2001 a department of the Government of the United Kingdom. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Minister of State is a title borne by officials in certain countries governed under the parliamentary system. ... The UK general election, 1997 was held on 1 May 1997. ... The Labour Party has since its formation in the early 20th century been the principal left wing political party of the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... David Michael Chaytor (August 3, 1949) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ...


Alistair Burt re-entered parliament at the 2001 General Election for the very safe Conservative seat of Bedfordshire North East which had been represented in parliament by the former Attorney General Nicholas Lyell who had retired. Burt was re-elected comfortably with a majority of 8,577, and has remained as an MP since. He was made an opposition spokesman on Education and Skills under William Hague in 2001, before he became the PPS to the Leader of the Opposition Iain Duncan Smith in 2002 and carried on as PPS to the new leader Michael Howard. After the 2005 General Election he rejoined the front bench and is a spokesman on Local Government Affairs and Communities. The UK general election, 2001 was held on 7 June 2001 and was dubbed the quiet landslide by the media. ... Her Majestys Attorney General for England and Wales, usually known as the Attorney General, is the chief legal adviser of the Crown in England and Wales. ... The Right Honourable Sir Nicholas Walter Lyell, Baron Lyell of Markyate (born 6 December 1938) is a British Conservative politician. ... William Hague The Right Honourable William Jefferson Hague (born March 26, 1961) is a British politician, the Member of Parliament for Richmond, North Yorkshire, former leader of the Conservative Party, and currently Shadow Foreign Secretary. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... The Leader of the Opposition is a title traditionally held by the leader of the largest party not in government in a Westminster System of parliamentary government. ... Rt. ... For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ... The Rt. ... The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005 and won by the Labour Party, led by Tony Blair. ... The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister is a department of the British government. ...


He has been married to Eve Alexandra Twite since 1983 and they have a son and a daughter and he is an active Christian. He is a member of the Tory Reform Group and enjoys athletics and (football). 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Christianity is a monotheistic religion centered on the life, teachings, and actions of Jesus of Nazareth, known by Christians as Jesus Christ, as recounted in the New Testament. ... The Tory Reform Group (TRG) is a group within the United Kingdoms Conservative Party, that uphold the One Nation Tory vision, which they describe[citation needed] as being the promotion of: Social justice Political progress Prosperity for all // Europe The TRG is commonly seen as being pro-European. ... Athletics, also known, especially in American English, as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events, which can roughly be divided into running, throwing, and jumping. ...


External links

  • Alistair Burt MP official site
  • Guardian Unlimited Politics - Ask Aristotle: Alistair Burt MP
  • TheyWorkForYou.com - Alistair Burt MP

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Alistair Burt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (451 words)
Alistair Burt was born in Bury was educated at the Bury Grammar School, where he was appointed Head Boy in 1973, and St John's College, Oxford where he was elected president of the Oxford Law Society in 1976 and graduated with a degree in jurisprudence law in 1977.
After the 1992 General Election Burt was promoted to the government of John Major and became the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Social Security where he remained until 1995 when he was promoted further with the rank of Minister of State at the same department.
Alistair Burt re-entered parliament at the 2001 General Election for the very safe Conservative seat of Bedfordshire North East which had been represented in parliament by the former Attorney General Nicholas Lyell who had retired.
Voting Record — Alistair Burt MP, North East Bedfordshire — The Public Whip (605 words)
Voting Record — Alistair Burt MP, North East Bedfordshire — The Public Whip
Voting Record — Alistair Burt MP, North East Bedfordshire
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