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 has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • HMRC: Building Our Future Plan 28 Apr 2016

    Back in November, HMRC announced important changes to how it would operate. Its aim was simple: to create a modern, efficient organisation that would continue to protect this country’s tax revenues, while, at the same time, providing better value to the taxpayer. HMRC is determined to make sure that it is better able to focus on its core priority—to bring in more revenue by...
  • HMRC: Building Our Future Plan 28 Apr 2016

    I have many points to get through, but if I have time I will give way. When HMRC was formed in 2005, it had around 570 offices spread out all over the country—an inefficient way of doing business in the 21st century. Reorganising this network of offices was a priority even then, which is why, following a number of reorganisations, that number was reduced to around 390 in 2010. It now...
  • HMRC: Building Our Future Plan 28 Apr 2016

    The purpose of the one-to-one meetings is to ascertain the particular circumstances of each individual likely to be affected by the proposals. From that, further proposals will come forward, and the usual trade union representation will be available to members of staff. Since announcing its decision on the locations of its new offices in November, HMRC has been busy negotiating with...

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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)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 34 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all David Gauke’s speeches
  • 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 medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 90.66% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
  • 105 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Gauke’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1038 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.

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