David Gauke

Former MP, South West Hertfordshire

South West Hertfordshire Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Diageo: Scotland 26 Apr 2017

    The Government has been in contact with Diageo and understands the company has begun a consultation with staff about proposed operational changes. The Government understands this will be a worrying time for Diageo employees and their families. Job Centre Plus stands ready to assist in the event of redundancies being confirmed, and the Government continues to support the Scottish economy and...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: European Union Solidarity Fund: Gordon 26 Apr 2017

    The Devolved Administrations have received significant financial support‎ through the application of the Barnett formula to flood recovery support for local authorities in England. The Draft Amending Budget for the UK’s application to the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF), relating to damage incurred through flooding in Winter 2015-16, has now been approved by the European...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Treasury: Land 25 Apr 2017

    Increasing the supply of land for new homes is central to this Government’s vision of a country that works for everyone. The Government has an ambition to release surplus public land with capacity for at least 160,000 homes during this Parliament. This target was set at the Autumn Statement in 2015 and reiterated in the recent Housing White Paper. Progress towards meeting this...

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Former Conservative MP for South West Hertfordshire

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

David Gauke campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Treasury
  • Education and Skills
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Health
  • Open Source Software
  • Departmental Computers
  • Police
  • Outsourcing
  • Child Benefit: Personal Records

Other offices held in the past

  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (14 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (15 Jul 2014 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • The Exchequer Secretary (13 May 2010 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (9 Nov 2009 to 7 Dec 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) (3 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (13 Feb 2006 to 17 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 11 Jun 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all David Gauke’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 83.08% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 104 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1110 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: England and Wales Cricket Board
Address of donor: Lord's Cricket Ground, London NW8 8QZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: three hospitality tickets with a total value of £600

Date received: 16 July 2016

Date accepted: 16 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 3251364

(Registered 28 July 2016)

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