Vernon Coaker’s voting in Parliament
Vernon Coaker is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
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Vernon Coaker generally voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
I thank the Leader of the House and everybody who has made it possible to debate knife crime next Thursday. This is a serious issue, and I believe that last week, on 9 January, there was a meeting of the serious violence taskforce. I will not stop saying that the Home Secretary should come to the Chamber to make a regular statement to the House about what is happening with respect to knife...
To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, in what ways he plans to provide people with information on how to prepare for the UK leaving the EU; and if he will make a statement.
I wish the hon. Member for Plymouth, Moor View (Johnny Mercer) were still in his place, because we would have the kind of clash of opinion we want in this House. He suggests that when Opposition Members talk about child poverty, say it is an absolute horror to walk past homeless people on the street as we walk into Parliament and point out that this Government drive people to food banks as...
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Labour MP for Gedling
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Topics of interest
Vernon Coaker campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Ministry of Defence
- Northern Ireland
- Home Department
- Home Office
- Public Expenditure
- Human Trafficking
Currently held offices
- Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (since 16 Oct 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (14 Sep 2015 to 26 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (7 Oct 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
- Shadow Minister (Education) (Schools) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Minister of State (Home Office) (Policing, Crime & Security) (5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Crime Reduction) (2 Jul 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Government Whip (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (13 Jun 2003 to 10 May 2005)
- Member, Social Security Committee (9 Nov 1998 to 1 Feb 1999)
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