Vernon Coaker

MP, Gedling

Gedling Labour

Vernon Coaker campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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. Show votes
  • Vernon Coaker generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Vernon Coaker has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse 20 Feb 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of trends in hospital admissions due to alcohol in the last 10 years; and what steps his Department is taking to reduce such admissions.
  • Unaccompanied Child Refugees: Business of the House 9 Feb 2017

    Will the Leader of the House arrange for an urgent debate on social care funding? As part of that, will he ask the Department for Communities and Local Government to publish any contact between Surrey and Ministers or aides in the Department, so that the debate can be informed? My local authority in Nottinghamshire is absolutely incandescent, as I am sure are other authorities, about the way...
  • Unaccompanied Child Refugees 9 Feb 2017

    Many in this House have listened to the Home Secretary with total disbelief. We cannot understand, given the intensity of the debate around the Alf Dubs amendment, which was accepted by this House, why she has come forward with what is essentially the closure of the scheme at a number well below what any of us would have expected. Does she not agree that the reality is that many children in...

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Labour MP for Gedling

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Northern Ireland
  • Home Department
  • Defence
  • Treasury
  • Iraq
  • Public Expenditure
  • Army
  • Angola
  • Bahrain

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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Last updated: 6 Feb 2017.

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