How Gerald Kaufman voted since 2001
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Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Source
Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
Voted moderately for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Gerald Kaufman hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when he intends to reply to the letter to him dated 5 December 2014 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Ms C Lyes.
The national health service is, without doubt, the most precious asset this country possesses. It was created by a Labour Government against, as we should recall at all times, the votes of the Conservative party in this House of Commons. The Minister who created the national health service was Aneurin Bevan. He did so by immense negotiation, including with the British Medical Association,...
I am listening with sympathy and concern to the case histories that my right hon. Friend is describing. He might be surprised to learn that a constituent of mine with mental health problems was sent to Hull, without any consultation with his family.
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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 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 84 written questions in the last year — 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 68.41% 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") 1622 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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