David Gauke

MP, South West Hertfordshire

South West Hertfordshire Conservative

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How David Gauke voted
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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
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David Gauke hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Business: Tax Allowances 29 Jan 2015

    Tax reliefs are administered by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) as part of the tax system. HMRC publishes estimated costs of the principal tax expenditure and structural reliefs. The latest estimates are published on the HMRC website: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/tax-expenditures-a nd-ready-reckoners There are some tax reliefs which businesses can claim where estimates are not...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Revenue and Customs 29 Jan 2015

    Information in the form requested is not readily available and could only be compiled at disproportionate costs.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Rhyl 29 Jan 2015

    Although as part of a national initiative, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) ceased its Enquiry Centre operation in Llys Anwyl, Rhyl in June 2014, there is still a current requirement to house the Department’s Executive Agency (the Valuation Office Agency) staff here. The building is still held by HMRC and the department has not yet agreed the surrender of the Enquiry Centre space.

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Conservative MP for South West Hertfordshire

Entered 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

Other offices held in the past

  • The Exchequer Secretary (13 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • 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 34 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 85.27% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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 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") 836 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

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