How David Gauke voted
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Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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David Gauke hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
Kerosene used as a domestic heating fuel is already subject to a reduced rate of VAT at 5%, which is the lowest rate the UK can apply under EU law.
The Government takes the enforcement of NMW very seriously and HMRC review every complaint that is referred to them, investigating the complaint and, in addition, carrying out targeted enforcement where we identify a high risk of non-payment of NMW. With the agreement of the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, HMRC started prosecution for minimum wage offences from August 2007. The...
The Government takes the enforcement of National Minimum Wage (NMW) very seriously and HMRC enforce NMW legislation on behalf of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and has done so since the introduction of NMW in April 1999. The vast majority of employers obey the law and pay their employees at least the national minimum wage. HMRC investigates all complaints made about...
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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
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 33 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 86.58% 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") 779 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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