Vernon Coaker

MP, Gedling

Gedling Labour

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: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 20 Apr 2017

    Let me try again with the Leader of the House: is it possible in the next few days to have an urgent debate about the appalling state of our roads? In Nottinghamshire, there is a £320 million backlog on road repairs and some of the roads in my constituency are simply shocking. The Government’s response is to give the county council £14 million, but it will take 30 years to...
  • Animal Welfare 30 Mar 2017

    I want to make a brief contribution to the debate on the need to increase courts’ flexibility to sentence offenders for up to five years. As it stands, the maximum sentence is six months, and that has been the case since 1911. All Members have experienced considerable pressure from constituents about the issue. Constituents have contacted me to say that they simply cannot believe that...
  • Business of the House 30 Mar 2017

    May we have an urgent debate on the state of local roads? In Nottinghamshire, which includes my constituency of Gedling, there is a £319 million backlog in respect of Nottinghamshire County Council being able to deal with those roads. My constituents and the people of Nottinghamshire are fed up with driving along roads that are crumbling and full of potholes, and it is about time the...

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Labour MP for Gedling

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

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Vernon Coaker campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • 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)
  • 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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Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

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