Gerald Kaufman

Former MP, Manchester, Gorton

Manchester, Gorton Labour

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Former Labour MP for Manchester, Gorton

Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 26 February 2017 — Died

Also represented Manchester Ardwick

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Topics of interest

Gerald Kaufman campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Correspondence
  • West Coast Railway Line
  • Greater Manchester
  • Manchester
  • Gorton

Other offices held in the past

  • Father of the House of Commons (7 May 2015 to 26 Feb 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (1 Jan 2003 to 26 Feb 2017)
  • Chair, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (28 Jul 1997 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (27 Apr 1992 to 5 May 2005)
  • Chair, National Heritage Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Jul 1991 to 1 Jul 1992)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs) (10 Jul 1987 to 20 Sep 1992)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) (10 Nov 1983 to 10 Jul 1987)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Environment) (4 Nov 1980 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • Minister of State (Department of Industry) (4 Dec 1975 to 4 May 1979)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Industry) (12 Jun 1975 to 4 Dec 1975)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Environment) (8 Mar 1974 to 12 Jun 1975)

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Gerald Kaufman’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — below 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 40.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 17 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 258 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1641 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 20 Feb 2017.

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