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
As I have seen recently in my own constituency, access to mental health services is sometimes deplorable. Notwithstanding what the Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, the hon. Member for Thurrock (Jackie Doyle-Price), said earlier about all the plans, how long will people have to wait before those services actually get better?
As we reflect on this debate and those of the last few days, weeks and months—and indeed for the day or two to come—the question the public will ask and for us to ask is this: how have we got ourselves into this mess? We are weeks away from leaving the EU if the current timetable stays as it is, and we have a Government determined to carry out a vote tomorrow which by all accounts they...
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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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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