Richard Burgon

Richard Burgon is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Labour MP for Leeds East, and left the Commons on 30 May 2024.

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Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Richard Burgon, including posts and roles held.

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Representations

Party affiliation

Labour
7 May 2015 - 30 May 2024

House membership

Commons
Richard Burgon
7 May 2015 - 30 May 2024

Opposition posts

Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice
Ministry of Justice
27 June 2016 - 6 April 2020
Commons
Shadow Minister (Treasury)
HM Treasury
18 September 2015 - 27 June 2016
Commons

Committee memberships