Gerald Kaufman

Former Labour MP for Manchester, Gorton

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Gerald Kaufman is a former MP for Manchester, Gorton.

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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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