Vernon Coaker’s voting in Parliament
Vernon Coaker is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Vernon Coaker sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Vernon Coaker generally voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
Vernon Coaker generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against.
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Vernon Coaker has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to his letter of 11 February 2016 to the Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, what work has been done to date to engage with legal, academic and civic society stakeholders in Northern Ireland on the Government's proposals to reform the UK's human rights framework.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has for consultation on proposed reforms to the UK's human rights framework in the devolved regions; and what the form, timing and content of such consultation will be.
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what discussions he has had with the Northern Ireland Executive on the Government's proposals to reform the UK's human rights framework.
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Labour MP for Gedling
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
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Topics of interest
- Ministry of Defence
- Northern Ireland
- Home Department
- Public Expenditure
Currently held offices
- Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (since 14 Sep 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (7 Oct 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Minister (Schools) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Minister of State (Home Office) (Policing, Crime & Security) (5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Crime Reduction) (2 Jul 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (13 Jun 2003 to 10 May 2005)
- Member, Social Security Committee (9 Nov 1998 to 1 Feb 1999)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Vernon Coaker’s speeches
- Has received answers to 87 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 70.26% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 33 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 89 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Vernon Coaker’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 672 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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