David Gauke

MP, South West Hertfordshire

South West Hertfordshire Conservative

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How David Gauke voted
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  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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David Gauke hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Treasury: European Union Finances (Annual Statement) 18 Dec 2014

    I am today laying before Parliament, “the European Union Finances 2014: statement on the 2014 EU budget and measures to counter fraud and financial mismanagement” (Cm 8974). This is a routine annual publication. It is the 34th in the series. The statement gives details of revenue and expenditure in the 2014 European Union (EU) budget, recent developments in EU financial management...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance: Construction 17 Dec 2014

    The Government is concerned at the growing use of overarching contracts of employment by employment intermediaries such as “umbrella companies”. The Government will review these arrangements and has published a discussion document inviting representations from interested parties to inform potential future action. There is no estimate of tax revenue lost from the use of umbrella...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Individual Savings Accounts 17 Dec 2014

    Under the changes announced at Autumn Statement, the income from the ISA assets during the period between date of death and distribution of assets at probate will still be taxable. The government is committed to exploring what can be done to extend the ISA tax advantages into the administration period, and will look to legislate in the next Parliament to do so.

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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)

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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — above 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 85.59% 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") 825 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

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