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 system Source
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Gerald Kaufman occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 26 Nov 2014

    Will the Prime Minister condemn the new Israeli Government Bill that removes what are defined as national rights from all Israeli citizens who are not Jews, makes Hebrew the only national language and has been denounced by the Israeli Attorney-General as causing a “deterioration of the democratic characteristic of the state”? Will he make it clear that the statutory, repressive...
  • NHS (Ttip): Iran (Nuclear Talks) 25 Nov 2014

    Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that despite Iran’s vile internal policies—I hope that he has been making protests to the Government of Iran about the imprisonment of a British woman for seeking to watch a volleyball match—there is no evidence that it has been seeking to acquire nuclear weapons capability? A Daily Telegraph journalist has written a very carefully...
  • NHS (Ttip): NHS Trusts and Foundation Trusts 25 Nov 2014

    Is the Minister aware that the Manchester primary care trust ought not to be incurring a deficit because it does not spend sufficient of its money and resources on investigating cases referred to it and on responding to hon. Members such as myself when they write to it over a period of months? Will he look into this incompetence and examine similar behaviour, or lack of it, by the Care...

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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 28 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 106 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 68.12% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 17 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") 1614 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

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