How David Gauke voted
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- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
- Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted strongly against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
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David Gauke hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
I congratulate the hon. Member for Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East (Gregg McClymont) on securing the debate. He continues to make a firm, clear and eloquent case on what is, understandably, a hugely important issue for him and his constituents: the future of the HMRC office in Cumbernauld. Before dealing with some of the detailed points the hon. Gentleman raised, I would like to...
I reiterate that the changes in Scotland reflect those across the United Kingdom. The proportion of jobs is identical to what it was three years ago. It is the case that HMRC has reduced significantly in size since 2005, and it is anticipated that it will continue to do so across the United Kingdom. We have stated that we anticipate that staff numbers will fall to about 54,000 by the end of...
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC’s) Large Business Service dealt with the tax affairs of the 800 or so largest businesses in the UK up to 31 March 2014. HMRC’s approach has enabled it to recover around £31 billion in additional compliance revenues from large businesses, including those dealt with by Large Business Service, between April 2010 and March 2014. The number of tax...
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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
- Education and Skills
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Open Source Software
- Departmental Computers
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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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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