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 increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
19 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2008–2015
Consistently voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2010–2018
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
29 votes for, 87 votes against, 7 absences, between 2008–2018
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 greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2013–2016
Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2007–2016
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David Gauke has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
The Supplement to the Fortieth Annual Report on Senior Salaries 2018 is published today. The supplement follows the Senior Salaries Review Body’s (SSRB) Annual and Major Reviews of judicial pay. Copies are available from the Vote Office and the Printed Paper Office. I am grateful to the chairman and members of the Review Body for their work in undertaking these reviews. The Government...
The Government has decided not to opt in to a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council establishing a Justice Programme. The Justice Programme aims to support judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters, promote judicial training and facilitate access to justice. It forms part of the Justice, Rights and Values Fund within the proposals for the EU’s new...
I attended the Justice and Home Affairs Council for Justice Day on Thursday 11 October in Luxembourg. The Council reached a General Approach on the Insolvency Restructuring and Second Chance Directive. During the discussion on E-evidence legislation, Ministers agreed not to include real-time interception within the scope of the Regulation and asked for further work on the extent of the...
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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 Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (since 8 Jan 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all David Gauke’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 91.41% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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") 1226 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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