Gerald Kaufman

MP, Manchester, Gorton

Manchester, Gorton Labour

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How Gerald Kaufman voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails

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Gerald Kaufman occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel/Palestine 22 Jul 2014

    Is the hon. Gentleman aware that I warned Yitzhak Rabin, the former Israeli Prime Minister, that if he did not make peace with Fatah, he would be left with Hamas? He made the effort and was murdered for his pains by another Jew. Will the Minister make it clear that, with the death toll rising to 600, which includes the murder of 25 members of one extended family, he will join John Kerry, who...
  • Written Answers — Home Department: Members: Correspondence 22 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when she intends to reply to the letter to her dated 4 June 2014 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Mr M Ilyas.
  • Written Answers — Home Department: Members: Correspondence 22 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when she intends to reply to the letter to the Foreign Secretary dated 2 June 2014 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Mr H R Chowdhury, transferred to her.

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Labour MP for Manchester, Gorton

Entered House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Also represented Manchester Ardwick

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Correspondence
  • West Coast Railway Line
  • Greater Manchester
  • Manchester
  • Gorton

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (3 Dec 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee (4 Oct 2006 to 3 Dec 2008)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (1 Nov 2005 to 4 Oct 2006)
  • Chairman, Culture, Media & Sport Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 142 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 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.89% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1613 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: JTI
Address of donor : Members Hill, Brooklands Rd, Weybridge, KT13 0QU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets, transport to and from London, and associated hospitality at Glyndebourne at an approximate value of £1,278
Date of receipt of donation: 13 June 2013
Date of acceptance of donation: 13 June 2013
Donor status: company, registration 01501573
(Registered 19 June 2013)

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