David Gauke

MP, South West Hertfordshire

South West Hertfordshire Conservative

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How David Gauke voted
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  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
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David Gauke hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance: Self-employed 5 Mar 2015

    IR35 reviews do not result in a business/individual being 'deemed to be a business entity'.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance: Self-employed 5 Mar 2015

    HMRC does not maintain data on how many letters have been issued informing Personal Service Companies that they are deemed outside IR35 or in the low risk band and that they will not be reviewed for IR35 for the next three years.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Allowances 5 Mar 2015

    The government introduced legislation for high-end TV tax relief in the Finance Act 2013. As announced at Autumn Statement 2014, the government is exploring with industry whether to reduce the minimum UK expenditure requirement from 25% to 10% and modernise the cultural test. As announced at Autumn Statement 2014, tax relief for orchestras will be available from April 2016. The...

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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 (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) (10 Nov 2009 to 8 Dec 2009)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (9 Nov 2009 to 7 Dec 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Treasury (27 Mar 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (14 Feb 2006 to 18 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (13 Feb 2006 to 17 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Aug 2008)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 11 Jun 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 35 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 84.99% 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.
  • 120 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Gauke’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 878 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

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