Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP
Minister of State for International Development and Minister of State for the Middle East at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Alistair Burt was appointed Minister of State for the Middle East at the Foreign and Commonwealth Of ce and Minister of State at the Department for International Development on 13 June 2017. Alistair served as Minister of State for Community and Social Care at the Department of Health from 2015 to 2016. Previously he served as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Foreign & Commonwealth Of ce from 2010 to 2013. He was Member of Parliament for Bury North 1983 to 1997, Parliamentary Private Secretary in the Foreign & Commonwealth Of ce, Minister of State at the department of Social Security and for Community and Social Care at the Department of Health. He has served as Shadow Minister for Communities and Local Government and Opposition Assistant Chief Whip. Prior to his career in politics, he became a solicitor in 1980 and served on Haringey Council in London from 1982 to 1984.