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.
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
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, 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
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
23 votes for, 59 votes against, 7 absences, between 2008–2017
Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2010–2011
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, between 2012–2014
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David Gauke has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
The funding choices we take after exiting the EU will be based on the UK’s domestic priorities and will be affected by the then economic environment, the fiscal position and the negotiated outcome. This Government is committed to ensuring that the NHS and local authorities have the funding that they need to deliver health and social care at the high standards that patients rightly...
The UK remains committed to the Paris Agreement on climate change, as well as the goal to jointly mobilise, alongside other developed countries, USD100bn of climate finance a year by 2020 from a wide variety of sources. The G20 Finance Ministers communique is the result of negotiation between all G20 members and invited organisations, and this is one in a series of statements by G20 members....
HM Treasury are working with the Department for Exiting the European Union and other government departments to undertake a wide range of analysis of leaving the European Union. Government policy is to leave the EU and to make a success of Brexit. We are pursuing a bespoke arrangement and the best possible deal for Britain.
More of David Gauke’s recent appearances
Conservative MP for South West Hertfordshire
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Topics of interest
David Gauke campaigned to remain in the European Union
- 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 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 82.79% 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") 1104 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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