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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.
However, Vernon Coaker sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Vernon Coaker generally voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for.
Vernon Coaker generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against.
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Vernon Coaker has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of children obtained five or more GCSEs including mathematics and English at Grade A* to C at (a) non-selective schools in selective areas and (b) comprehensive schools in the latest year for which data is available.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the trends in the level of performance figures for the East Midlands Ambulance Service; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans his Department has for a national rollout of the enhanced health in care homes vanguard scheme; and if he will make a statement.
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Labour MP for Gedling
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Topics of interest
- Ministry of Defence
- Northern Ireland
- Home Department
- Public Expenditure
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)
- The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Vernon Coaker’s speeches
- Has received answers to 57 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 66.49% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 33 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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.
- 80 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Vernon Coaker’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 680 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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