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.
Voted a mixture of for and against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Consistently voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
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David Gauke has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
The Barnett Formula is applied to changes in the Department of Health’s Departmental Expenditure Limit, which lead to changes to the overall block grant available to each devolved administration. It is for the devolved administrations to determine allocations to individual budgets within their devolved responsibilities.
I set out the nature of the guarantees which the UK Government has committed to in my answer of 7 October 2016. The Barnett formula has never had any role with regard to the determination of EU funding. As such, the Barnett formula has no role in determining the levels of funding which we have committed to covering through those guarantees.
The government has guaranteed all multi-year European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF) projects which are signed ahead of the point at which the UK leaves the EU. Funding for projects will be guaranteed if the department responsible for managing the relevant ESIF programme is satisfied that projects provide strong value for money and are in line with their strategic priorities. Each...
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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 23 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 84.40% 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") 1093 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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