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David Gauke

Former Independent MP for South West Hertfordshire

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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 22 Oct 2019

    Many of us are still concerned that we may end up with a no-deal exit for Great Britain. Can my right hon. and learned Friend assure me that we will make sure, on the face of the Bill, that Parliament has an opportunity to vote before 1 July on whether the implementation period should be extended—whether for one or two years—if it does not look like we are going to get in the...
  • European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 22 Oct 2019

    And the Government will abide by it.
  • Prime Minister’s Statement 19 Oct 2019

    The Prime Minister said that he wanted to leave with a deal, and he has shown determination and flexibility to reach a deal, for which he deserves credit. He will be aware, however, that unless we reach a free trade agreement in the next stage of negotiations, there is a risk that Great Britain will leave the implementation period without a deal with the European Union. Can he commit today...

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Former Independent MP for South West Hertfordshire

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

Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for 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)

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Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 18 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 83.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
  • 128 people are tracking this MP
  • 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: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payment of £300 expected from the New Statesman Media Group, 12-13 Standard House, Essex Street, London WC2R 3AA, for an article written over the period 27 September to 3 October 2019. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 18 October 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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