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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.
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Vernon Coaker generally voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
Vernon Coaker generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
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Last updated: 8 Feb 2017
The explanation of why Surrey was not getting a sweetheart deal was that it was getting something that was perfectly normal and available to other authorities. Will the Secretary of State tell us where Surrey is in these pilots, because we cannot work it out?
Will the Secretary of State give way?
I thank the Secretary of State for giving way. I do not agree with much of what he has said, but it is a refreshing change to have a Secretary of State who has given way as much as he has today, because that contributes very much to the debate. Whether he is talking about 100% retention of business rates or the fair funding review, there is a key question for local authorities. Gedling...
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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)
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