David Gauke

The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice

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South West Hertfordshire Conservative

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Offenders’ Access to Education and Employment 10 Jul 2018

    Reoffending costs society around £15 billion a year. We must support people’s rehabilitation through education and employment opportunities, both when serving their sentence and after. We launched the education and employment strategy in May, and our reforms will empower governors to commission bespoke, innovative education provision that meets the needs of their prisoners and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Offenders’ Access to Education and Employment 10 Jul 2018

    It is useful, but I want us to do more of it. The education and employment strategy seeks to expand the use of workplace release on temporary licence— ROTL—to get prisoners who have earned it and who have been properly risk assessed out of their cells and into real workplaces. That will enable prisoners to build trust and prove themselves with an employer. If people do ROTL, they...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Offenders’ Access to Education and Employment 10 Jul 2018

    The hon. Gentleman raises an important point. Whether through the probation service, through charities or in prisons, we need to ensure that offenders get support when they are released. A lot of that work can be done within prison, which is why the education and employment strategy is so important. We want people to be geared up to go into employment when they are released, because if they...

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Conservative MP for South West Hertfordshire

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General 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

Currently held offices

  • The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (since 8 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 16 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 — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 92.56% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1218 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jul 2018.

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: One hospitality ticket for Lords Cricket Ground with a value of £200

Date received: 8 July 2017

Date accepted: 8 July 2017

Donor status: company, registration 3251364

(Registered 13 September 2017)
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 for Lords Cricket Ground with a total value of £600

Date received: 9 September 2017

Date accepted: 9 September 2017

Donor status: company, registration 3251364

(Registered 13 September 2017)

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