David Gauke

MP, South West Hertfordshire

South West Hertfordshire Conservative

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How David Gauke voted
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  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • 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 for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails

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David Gauke hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Business: Capital Allowances 1 Sep 2014

    Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) has been used to encourage investment in plant and machinery by all businesses. The number of unincorporated businesses and companies that received AIA is presented in the following table, and has been rounded to the nearest 1,000. The latest year for which figures are available is 2011-12.   2010-11 2011-12 Number Of AIA Claims 1,203,000 1,222,000
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Foreign Investment in UK 1 Sep 2014

    Since 2010, the Government has cut the main rate of corporation tax from 28% to 21%. It will fall further next year, to 20%, giving the UK the joint lowest rate of corporation tax in the G20. The Small Profits Rate has also been cut to 20%. These cuts are a central part of the Government’s long-term economic plan. They are intended to make the UK more competitive, supporting business...
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Income Tax 1 Sep 2014

    By April this year this Government's increases in the personal allowance (for those born after 5 April 1948) are estimated to have taken over 3 million individuals out of the income tax system altogether. 266,000 of these individuals live in the Yorkshire and the Humber region, which includes North Yorkshire. These estimates are based on the 2011-12 Survey of Personal Incomes, projected to...

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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

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)

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  • Has spoken in 32 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 86.46% 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") 771 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

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