Gerald Kaufman

MP, Manchester, Gorton

Manchester, Gorton Labour

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How Gerald Kaufman voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
  • Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Gerald Kaufman occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Backbench Business — Palestine and Israel 13 Oct 2014

    There are 6 million Israeli Jews. There are 1,600,000 Palestinians in Israel, 2,700,000 on the west bank and 1,800,000 in Gaza. The Palestinians now outnumber the Israeli Jews, and that is without taking into account the 5 million Palestinians in refugee camps and in the diaspora. The big difference, of course, is that the Israelis have a secure state and the Palestinians live under...
  • Written Answers — Home Department: Members: Correspondence 9 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when she plans to reply to the letter to her dated 14 July 2014 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regards to Dr M. Naz.
  • Written Answers — Home Department: Members: Correspondence 9 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when she plans to reply to the letter to her dated 22 July 2014 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regards to Mr Kenny Edobor Friday Ake.

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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 111 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 68.59% 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?)

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

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