David Gauke

Independent MP for South West Hertfordshire

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David Gauke

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  • Brexit Negotiations 3 Oct 2019

    The publication of specific proposals to deal with the backstop is to be welcomed, as is the Prime Minister’s commitment to not having physical infrastructure in Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland. His commitment to the Good Friday agreement is also to be welcomed, but could he say a bit more about what obligations he believes we have under the Good Friday agreement to ensure not...
  • Prime Minister's Role in Creating a Safe Environment 26 Sep 2019

    At best, the Prime Minister’s answers to some of the questions last night were deeply insensitive, but the concern that many of us have is that there is a deliberate strategy of division and confrontation. Can the Minister reassure me that the Conservative party and the Government are not going to pursue a strategy of division, of confrontation and of the undermining of the institutions...
  • Compliance with the European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 2) Act 2019 26 Sep 2019

    My hon. Friend will be aware that the Prime Minister has said that he will both obey the law and not seek an extension. Can my hon. Friend point to any legal argument made by any senior lawyer that suggests that if the conditions are not met—in other words, if Parliament has not voted for a deal, or has not approved no deal—the Prime Minister will have any choice? The law is quite clear:...

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Independent MP for South West Hertfordshire

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

Party was Conservative until 3 Sep 2019

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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 Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (8 Jan 2018 to 24 Jul 2019)
  • The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (11 Jun 2017 to 8 Jan 2018)
  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (14 Jul 2016 to 11 Jun 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 18 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 71.43% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1298 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

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

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for hospitality and match at Lords Cricket Ground with a total value of £948

Date received: 14 July 2019

Date accepted: 14 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 3251364

(Registered 23 July 2019; updated 06 August 2019)
Name of donor: England and Wales Cricket Board
Address of donor: Lords Cricket Ground, St John's Wood Rd, St John's Wood, London NW8 8QZ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for hospitality and match at Lords Cricket Ground with a total value of £600

Date received: 25 July 2019

Date accepted: 25 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 3251364

(Registered 30 July 2019)
Name of donor: England and Wales Cricket Board
Address of donor: Lords Cricket Ground, St John's Wood Rd, London NW8 8QZ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for hospitality and match at Lords Cricket Ground with a total value of £300

Date received: 15 August 2019

Date accepted: 15 August 2019

Donor status: company, registration 3251364

(Registered 04 September 2019)

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