Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How David Gauke voted on key issues
- Voted for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted very strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately against a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted very strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Has never voted on a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) offers a range of generous tax reliefs to individual investors who purchase new shares in small, early-stage companies to help those companies raise equity finance. SEIS is not limited to UK companies, but companies must have a permanent establishment in the UK in order to qualify. This is appropriate for a scheme that is aimed at supporting small,...
The information requested is as follows: Tax year Primary threshold (annualised) (£) NI contributions by people with annual earnings below annualised PT (£ million) 2009-101 5,715 323 2010-111 5,715 329 2011-122 7,225 420 2012-133 7,605 600 1 These estimates are based on the Survey of Personal Incomes for the year concerned. 2 This estimate is based on a...
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Conservative MP for South West Hertfordshire
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Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Open Source Software
- Departmental Computers
- Child Benefit: Personal Records
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (10 Nov 2009 to 8 Dec 2009)
- Shadow Minister, Treasury (27 Mar 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Treasury Committee (14 Feb 2006 to 18 Jul 2007)
- Member, Procedure Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Aug 2008)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- 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 86.49% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 10 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 698 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)