David Gauke

MP, South West Hertfordshire

South West Hertfordshire Conservative

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 against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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David Gauke has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Infrastructure: Finance 7 Dec 2016

    The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has its own budget, and under the terms of the Charter for the NIC published in October 2016, it has complete discretion over its work programme and resource allocation. The government does not hold exact figures on the funding and resource allocations for each of the NIC’s projects.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Housing Infrastructure Fund 7 Dec 2016

    The 2.3bn Housing Infrastructure Fund will be used to support local authorities in areas of high housing demand to deliver up to 100,000 homes through providing the vital infrastructure needed to make new housing developments possible – whether that is delivering new roads, faster broadband or improvements to gas and water supply. Money will be competitively allocated to the...
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Housing: Construction 7 Dec 2016

    At the Autumn Statement my RHF the Chancellor announced that the government would invest 5.3bn in housing. This includes a new 2.3bn Housing Infrastructure Fund and 1.4bn additional funding to build 40,000 new affordable homes. Both affordable housing funding and the Housing Infrastructure Fund will be allocated competitively. The Housing Infrastructure Fund will be used...

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Profile

Conservative MP for South West Hertfordshire

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • 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 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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 25 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 84.86% 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.
  • 103 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on David Gauke’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1091 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

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: three hospitality tickets with a total value of £600

Date received: 16 July 2016

Date accepted: 16 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 3251364

(Registered 28 July 2016)

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