Gerald Kaufman

Former Labour MP for Manchester, Gorton

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Gerald Kaufman consistently voted against a wholly elected House of Lords

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Major votes

Minor votes

  • On 19 Oct 2016: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform and Size of the House of Commons Show vote
  • On 23 Jun 2011: Gerald Kaufman voted against the establishment of a Joint Committee of MPs and Members of the House of Lords to consider proposals to reform the House of Lords Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform — Support for bicameral Parliament Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Gerald Kaufman voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Gerald Kaufman voted no on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 4 (50 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show vote
  • On 7 Mar 2007: Gerald Kaufman voted no on House of Lords Reform — Composition Option 5 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Gerald Kaufman was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform — House of Lords to be abolished — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Gerald Kaufman voted yes on House of Lords Reform — Option 1 (Fully Appointed) — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Gerald Kaufman voted no on House of Lords Reform — Option 2 (100 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Gerald Kaufman voted against an eighty percent elected House of Lords. Show vote
  • On 4 Feb 2003: Gerald Kaufman voted no on House of Lords Reform — Option 6 (60 per Cent. Elected) — rejected Show vote

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