How Gerald Kaufman voted since 2001
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Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government Source
Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Gerald Kaufman occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
Thank you, Mr Speaker. Will the Government condemn in the strongest terms the current efforts by the Israeli Government and settler movements to divide the area of al-Aqsa mosque, one of the holiest places in the whole of the Muslim religion? Does the Foreign Secretary concur with the US State Department’s statement last week that Israel is poisoning the atmosphere and making support...
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she intends to reply to the letter to the Minister for Immigration and Security on 5 September 2014 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton about Mr Paul Mendy.
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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
- Work and Pensions
- Members: Correspondence
- West Coast Railway Line
- Greater Manchester
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 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 109 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 68.43% 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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