Gerald Kaufman

Manchester, Gorton Labour

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How Gerald Kaufman voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails

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Gerald Kaufman occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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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
  • Greater Manchester
  • West Coast Railway Line
  • 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 130 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 68.07% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 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.
  • 244 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Gerald Kaufman’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1609 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 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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