Gerald Kaufman MP Manchester Gorton, Labour


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  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Gerald Kaufman

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Environment 1974-75; Department of Industry 1975-79: Parliamentary Under-Secretary 1975, Minister of State 1975-79; Opposition Frontbench Spokesperson for the Environment 1979-80; Shadow Environment Secretary 1980-83; Shadow Home Secretary 1983-87; Shadow Foreign Secretary 1987-92; Member Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission 2010-; Longest serving Labour MP June 2010-; Father of the House 2015-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Bromley 1955 and Gillingham 1959 general elections. Member for Ardwick 1970-83, for Manchester Gorton 1983-2010, for Manchester Gorton (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Party groups

    Member, Labour Party National Executive 1991-92.

Election record for Manchester Gorton, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 49.86%
Liberal Democrat 32.47%
Conservative 10.97%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Kaufman, Gerald Labour 19,211 49.86
Afzal, Qassim Liberal Democrat 12,508 32.47
Healy, Caroline Conservative 4,224 10.97
Hall, Justine Green 1,048 2.72
Zulfikar, Mohammed Respect 507 1.32
Reissmann, Karen TUSC 337 0.88
Harrison, Peter Christian 254 0.66
Dobson, Tim Pirate 236 0.62
Majority 6,703 votes
Electorate 75,933
Turnout (38,530) 50.74%

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