David Gauke campaigned to remain in the European Union
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David Gauke’s voting in Parliament
David Gauke is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
This is a selection of David Gauke’s votes.
Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
45 votes for, 1 vote against, 8 absences, between 2012–2016
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
8 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2008–2016
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2007–2016
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
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David Gauke has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 8 Feb 2017
At Autumn Statement, the independent Office for Budget Responsibility produced their first forecast for the UK economy following the referendum on EU membership in June 2016. The OBR forecast the household saving ratio to fall slightly in 2017, before rising in 2018 and remaining stable over the rest of the forecast.
The government is undertaking a range of analyses to inform the UK’s position for the upcoming EU exit negotiations. We are seeking the best possible arrangement for the United Kingdom and the work being conducted reflects this. The Office for Budget Responsibility will publish updated economic and fiscal projections alongside the Budget on 8 March.
The new rules for salary sacrifice schemes include a longer transitional period for school fees, cars and accommodation than other benefits-in-kind. This reflects the longer contractual arrangements that normally apply to these benefits. If there were no protection for school fees, the Exchequer yield would have been approximately £10m higher in 2017-18, a figure which reduces each year...
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Conservative MP for South West Hertfordshire
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Home Department
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Open Source Software
- Departmental Computers
- Child Benefit: Personal Records
Currently held offices
- The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (since 14 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- 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 21 debates in the last year — 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 83.91% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1098 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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