Gerald Kaufman

MP, Manchester, Gorton

Manchester, Gorton Labour

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How Gerald Kaufman voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails

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Gerald Kaufman occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Ukraine (Flight MH17) and Gaza 21 Jul 2014

    Will the right hon. Gentleman condemn outright the Israeli massacre over the weekend at Shujai’iya of 67 Palestinian innocents whom Netanyahu has obscenely described as “telegenically dead”, together with the four innocent people killed today by the Israeli direct hit on the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades’ hospital? Will he also increase the Government’s valuable aid...
  • Written Answers — Home Department: Members: Correspondence 17 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when she intends to reply to the letter to the Immigration and Security Minister dated 4 June 2014 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Ms M Dawson.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Gaza 14 Jul 2014

    Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that among the 173 innocent civilians slaughtered by the Israelis in Gaza was the inhabitant of a disabled people’s home that was hit by Israel, and that a hospital was also hit? Whatever one says in deploring the role of Hamas— I have told the Hamas Prime Minister to his face that I deplore what it does—if this goes on, we shall have yet...

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Labour MP for Manchester, Gorton

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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 26 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 139 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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