Gerald Kaufman

MP, Manchester, Gorton

Manchester, Gorton Labour

Gerald Kaufman’s voting in Parliament

Gerald Kaufman is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Gerald Kaufman sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Gerald Kaufman generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Gerald Kaufman has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Members: Correspondence 28 Apr 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when he intends to answer the letter to him dated 10 March 2016 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton, with regard to Ms B Touhy.
  • 90TH Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen 21 Apr 2016

    This morning, when I was buying my muffin in Portcullis House, I noticed Elizabeth II on the coin with which I paid. However, today is not about the Elizabeth on our coins; it is about the Elizabeth in our hearts. She is of course Her Majesty the Queen, but today is not a royal occasion, even though it is an occasion about a royal. Turning 90 is a marvellous signpost in life, as I hope to...
  • Backbench Business - Daesh: Genocide of Minoritiesbackbench Business 20 Apr 2016

    In an impressive speech, the hon. Gentleman has, like other Members, used the word “genocide” to describe the treatment of Christians and Yazidis. Does he think it would be helpful and possibly powerful if there were a vote on this motion, so that this House confirmed its definition of the treatment of the Christians and Yazidis as genocide?

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Labour MP for Manchester, Gorton

Entered the 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

Currently held offices

  • Father of the House of Commons (since 7 May 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (since 1 Jan 2003)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (28 Jul 1997 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (27 Apr 1992 to 5 May 2005)
  • Chair, National Heritage Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Jul 1991 to 1 Jul 1992)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs) (10 Jul 1987 to 20 Sep 1992)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) (10 Nov 1983 to 10 Jul 1987)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Environment) (4 Nov 1980 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • Minister of State (Department of Industry) (4 Dec 1975 to 4 May 1979)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Industry) (12 Jun 1975 to 4 Dec 1975)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Environment) (8 Mar 1974 to 12 Jun 1975)

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Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.


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