About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Richard Burgon) represents you, and all of the people who live in Leeds East, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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Llafur MP ar gyfer Leeds East

Aeth i mewn i'r Tŷ'r Cyffredin ar 8 Mai 2015 — Etholiad cyffredinol

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Themau o ddiddordeb

Richard Burgon campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Justice
  • HM Treasury
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Home Office
  • Prison Officers
  • Prisons: Contracts
  • Legal Aid Scheme
  • Prisons: Repairs and Maintenance
  • Prisons: Staff

Swyddogaethau cyfredol

  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (since 6 Gor 2020)

Swyddogaethau eraill yn y gorffennol

  • Member, Justice Committee (11 Mai 2020 to 22 Chw 2021)
  • Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice (27 Meh 2016 to 6 Ebr 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (18 Med 2015 to 27 Meh 2016)
  • Member, Justice Committee ( 6 Gor 2015 to 26 Hyd 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Ymddangosiadau diweddar

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber 1 Jan 1970

    Members of Parliament (Oil and Gas Companies) Bill: Second Reading – Richard Burgon. Private Members' Bills
  • Health and Social Care: NHS Treatment Waiting Times 23 Apr 2024

    What steps her Department is taking to reduce waiting times for NHS treatment.
  • Health and Social Care: NHS Treatment Waiting Times 23 Apr 2024

    NHS waiting lists have risen threefold since the Tories came to power, and the Prime Minister’s pledge to cut waiting lists is in tatters. Rather than taking responsibility, the Tories first blamed NHS staff who were trying to get better pay, and now they have opened up a new round of media attacks on the sick and the disabled. Why do not the Government instead go after the tax dodgers, as...

Mwy o ymddangosiadau diweddar Richard Burgon

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Register of Members’ Interests

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Last updated: 15 Ebr 2024.

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Name of company or organisation: Richard Burgon Campaigns Ltd
Interest held: from 17 January 2022
(Registered 28 March 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
Non-practising solicitor.
(Registered 6 June 2015)
Unpaid Director of Richard Burgon Campaigns Ltd, a company established for my campaign to be Labour’s Deputy Leader and which continues to help deliver my campaigns work.
Date interest arose: 16 April 2020
(Registered 24 March 2023)
Unpaid Chair of the Brazil Solidarity Initiative, a network established to campaign for human rights in Brazil.
Date interest arose: 22 November 2018
(Registered 24 March 2023)

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