Alistair Burt MP

Minister, Foreign Commonwealth Office

  • Member of Parliament for Bury North, 1983-1997
  • Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for the Environment, for Education and Science and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 1985 -1990
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State then Minister of State, Department of Social Security, 1992-1997
  • Member of Parliament for North East Bedfordshire, 2001 – present
  • Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition, 2002-2005
  • Shadow Minister for Communities and Local Government 2005-2008
  • Opposition Assistant Chief Whip, 2008-2010
  • Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, May 2010 – present


  • Afghanistan, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
  • Counter Terrorism
  • Counter Proliferation
  • North America
  • Middle East and North Africa

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