David Gauke

MP, South West Hertfordshire

South West Hertfordshire Conservative

David Gauke’s voting in Parliament

David Gauke is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, David Gauke sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • David Gauke generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of David Gauke’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit David Gauke’s full vote analysis page for more.

David Gauke never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Vat 9 Feb 2016

    The following table shows HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) estimates of the total amount of Repayment Supplement it has paid on VAT repayments. The estimates draw on management information that is available from 2010-11 onwards. . Date Total VAT repayment supplement 2015-16 (to 31.12.15) 9.0m 2014-15 14.2m 2013-14 15.0m ...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Child Tax Credit: North East 9 Feb 2016

    The number of families in receipt of Child Tax Credit broken down by region and parliamentary constituency can be found in the following publications. 2013/14: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credit s-finalised-award-statistics-geographical-statistics-2013-to -2014 2012/13: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-tax-credit...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Revenue and Customs: ICT 9 Feb 2016

    On 5 August 2015, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced the next step in its plans to transition from the Aspire contract. The Department is seeking to establish a truly world class IT operation that has the right mix of technology, processes and skills in a multi-sourced model to deliver its digital vision – and savings of up to 24 per cent on its 800m annual IT budget by...

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Conservative MP for South West Hertfordshire

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Education and Skills
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • Open Source Software
  • Departmental Computers
  • Police
  • Outsourcing
  • Child Benefit: Personal Records

Currently held offices

  • The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (since 15 Jul 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Exchequer Secretary (13 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (9 Nov 2009 to 7 Dec 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (13 Feb 2006 to 17 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 11 Jun 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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More about this

  • Has spoken in 33 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 89.30% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 13 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 106 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Gauke’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1009 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.


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